1942 – Yankee Doodle Dandy

★★★★☆ USA. 2h6m. Biography / Musical. Directed by Michael Curtiz. Written by Robert Buckner, Edmund Joseph, Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein. Cinematography by James Wong Howe. Edited by George Amy. Music by George M. Cohan, Ray Heindorf, Heinz Roemheld. Starring James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston, Richard Whorf.

Yankee Doodle Dandy is a 1942 American biographical musical film about George M. Cohan, known as “The Man Who Owned Broadway”. The film was a major hit for Warner Brothers. It was nominated for eight Academy Awards and won three.