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Still shot from the movie: Yankee Doodle Dandy.

Yankee Doodle Dandy

In this flag-waving musical, veteran actor James Cagney portrays real life composer/performer George M. Cohan. This 1942 film received a total of eight nominations and won three Academy Awards (including an Oscar for Cagney). Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: A-
Violence: B+
Sexual Content: B+
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Run Time: 126
Theater Release: 05 Jun 1942
Video Release: 29 Sep 2003
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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Other biopics about musical entertainers include Ray, Dreamgirls, and Walk the Line. Song and dance routines like the ones portrayed in this movie also show up in White Christmas.

Home Video Extra Features

Home Video Notes: Yankee Doodle Dandy

Release Date: 30 September 2003

Yankee Doodle Dandy releases on Blu-ray in a 2-Disc Special Edition. Bonus extras include:

- All-new transfer from restored picture and audio elements

- Warner Night at the Movies, 1942 introduced by Leonard Maltin including trailers, newsreel, musical short subject and cartoon “Bugs Bunny Gets the Boid”

- James Cagney trailer gallery

- “James Cagney: Top of the World” documentary (1992)

- “Let Freedom Sing! The Story of Yankee Doodle Dandy” documentary (2003)

- John Travolta Remembers Jimmy Cagney

- “You, John Jones” short (1943)

- Audio vault: outtakes and rehearsals, 10/19/42 Lady Esther Screen Guild Theater Radio Show

- Waving the Flag galleries: George M. Cohan sheet music, dressed set stills, scene concept stills, publicity and posters

- Looney Tunes: “Yankee Doodle Daffy,” “Yankee Doodle Bugs”

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