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Classically Speaking:
Promoting Classic Movies in a Jaded World!

Sunday, September 11, 2005


James Cagney

JAMES CAGNEY (1899-1986), born James Francis Cagney

The Roaring Twenties (1939)
Haven't you seen The Roaring Twenties (1939)?

Watch this and then see these other four films.

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)
Footlight Parade (1933)
White Heat (1949)
The Strawberry Blonde (1941)

*Contributed by: "Wendell Price" Date: Thurs, May 10 2001 / 01:09:48 PST

Academy Awards®
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1938 Nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role: ANGELS WITH DIRTY FACES
1942 Won Best Actor in a Leading Role: YANKEE DOODLE DANDY
1955 Nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role: LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME


  • Date: Sat, 17 Nov 2001 09:40:19 -0800 (PST)

    Here are 5 more great ones not listed.
    The Public Enemy (1931) The one that made him a star.
    Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) He won his only Oscar for this one.
    Devil Dogs of the Air (1935) One of his many pairings with Pat O'Brien.
    Shake Hands With the Devil (1959) The most psychotic character he ever played.
    Smart Money (1931) His only pairing with Edward G. Robinson.

    By Anonymous Judy P., at Thu Aug 18, 05:38:00 PM PDT