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Yankee Doodle Dandy

1942 Rated NR 2hr 6m

James Cagney won the Best Actor Oscar for his lively portrayal of "Mr. Broadway," George M. Cohan, in this lavish screen biography that highlights Cagney in some of his finest song-and-dance routines. Cohan, a playwright, entertainer, composer and patriot, made his mark on the vaudeville stage and penned countless memorable tunes, including "Over There," "It's a Grand Old Flag," "Give My Regards to Broadway" and the film's rousing title number.

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Movie Details

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1943 Academy Award®
  • Best Actor: James Cagney
  • Best Music Score
  • Best Sound
  • Best Picture nominee
  • Best Supporting Actor nominee: Walter Huston
  • Best Film Editing nominee
  • Best Writing nominee
  • Best Director nominee: Michael Curtiz
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Bonus material
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.37:1


English, Spanish (Neutral), French

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.