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Cagney, James 1899-1986

Works: 675 works in 1,673 publications in 7 languages and 32,868 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Musical films  Film excerpts  Dance films  Juvenile works  Interviews  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Dancer, Costume designer, Speaker, Singer, Translator, Dedicatee, Narrator, Contributor, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Yankee Doodle Dandy by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
61 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rousing musical depicting the life of George M. Cohan--playwright, entertainer, and composer
Mister Roberts by John Ford ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy-drama about life aboard a Navy cargo ship in Pacific waters during World War II. The monotonous non-combat duty of a fun-loving crew is enlivened by a feud between the petty, intolerant captain and an impetuous, highly-respected cargo officer whose continuous efforts to get a transfer to combat duty are blocked by the captain
Public enemy by William A Wellman ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Relates the story of a young man's rise in the criminal underworld in Prohibition-era urban America"--Wikipedia
White heat by Raoul Walsh ( Visual )
58 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A gangster escapes from prison to take revenge on the people that murdered his mother
James Cagney, the authorized biography by Doug Warren ( Book )
9 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Love is blind, fickle and true. Theseus, Duke of Athens, is going to marry Hyppolyta, Queen of the Amazons. Demetrius is engaged to Hermia, but Hermia loves Lysander. Helena loves Demetrius. Oberon and Titania, of the kingdom of fairies, have a slight quarrel about whether or not the boy Titania is raising will join Titania's band or Oberon's, so Oberon tries to get the boy from her by using some magic. Lysander and Hermina meet in the forest. Helena and Demetrius are there as well. There are actors practicing a play for the upcoming wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta. Due to some misunderstandings by Puck, the whole thing becomes a little bit more confused
Ragtime by Miloš Forman ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the E.L. Doctorow novel of 1906 America, a compelling story of human emotions and a reflection of the innocence, excitement and drama of an important time in America's history
Angels with dirty faces by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
60 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two childhood friends grow up and go their separate ways--one a criminal and the other a parish priest. Rocky Sullivan returns to his old neighborhood to find his lawless life style idolized by the young hoodlums there. Jerry Connelly, the parish priest, sees his hard work turn unavailing because of Rocky's corruptive influence
Footlight parade by Lloyd Bacon ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cagney stars as Chester Kent, a diligent musical comedy director who is continually warding off snoopers hired by his competitors to steal his ideas. He succeeds and features the finest in Busby Berkeley. Includes the 1934 Warner Bros. cartoon "Honeymoon hotel" and the original theatrical trailer for the Warner Bros. film "Dames."
The roaring twenties by Raoul Walsh ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1939 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A World War I veteran becomes involved in bootlegging. Set in New York City during the 1920s
Love me or leave me by Charles Vidor ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jazz age singing sensation Ruth Etting had it all, but it took more than talent to make it big. Her rise to fame at the hands of her Chicago gangster boyfriend turned her life off stage into a world of fear and abuse
One, two, three by Billy Wilder ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Berlin, after the Second World War: C.R. MacNamara presides over the German branch of Coca-Cola, dreaming of being promoted to London, by capturing the untapped Russian market. His plans for advancement run into a snag, when he is asked to watch over the boss' ditsy, impulsive 17 year-old daughter Scarlett on her European vacation. Unsurprisingly, she almost immediately gets into trouble of the worst kind by slipping across the border to East Germany, to marry the violently anti-Yankee Communist Otto. When the home office headman decides to visit his daughter, Cagney masterminds an elaborate masquerade that backfires
The Busby Berkeley disc ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection features 22 song-and-dance numbers staged and directed by Busby Berkeley, from movie musicals released in the 1930s. Included are excerpts from: 42nd Street, Gold diggers of 1933, Fashions of 1934, In Caliente, Footlight parade, Wonder Bar, Dames, Gold diggers of 1935, and Gold diggers of 1937
Celebration of America ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents fourteen patriotic songs in a variety of genres, and includes facts about the history of the U.S., and a trivia question that relates to each selection
Blood on the sun by Frank Lloyd ( Visual )
64 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American newspaper editor working in pre-World War II Japan tries to expose the menace of a Japanese militarist plan for world conquest
The time of your life ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The assorted customers of a small saloon in the big city (San Francisco) are a passing parade, relating their problems and accomplishments, their joy and sorrow to Joe, "whose hobby is people."
What price glory by John Ford ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During World War II, two American Marines are best buddies in competition for an alluring French woman, daughter of a local shopkeeper
"G" men by William Keighly ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1935 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James Cagney plays a FBI agent in this punchy hot-off-the-presses account of the pursuit and capture of John Dillinger
The seven little Foys ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical comedy based on the life of vaudevillian Eddie Foy. When Eddie's wife dies, leaving him with seven children, he puts the kids into the act and takes the show on the road
Man of a thousand faces ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classic story of the silent film star Lon Chaney, recreating many of his famous roles, including Quasimodo of Notre Dame and the phantom from the original Phantom of the Opera
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Audience level: 0.23 (from 0.06 for Celebratio ... to 0.84 for Cagney / ...)
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Alternative Names
Cagney, James
Cagney, James, 1899-
Cagney, James Francis, 1899-1986
Cagney, Jimmy, 1899-1986
キャグニー, ジェームズ
English (587)
German (34)
Spanish (28)
French (10)
Multiple languages (4)
Japanese (3)
Dutch (1)