James Cagney Movies List

James Cagney
James Cagney
17-07-1899
New York City, New York, USA
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Sinners' Holiday

Actor James Cagney Filmography

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Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History
Director: Mark McLaughlin
Release date: 14-10-2008
Public Enemies: The Golden Age of the Gangster Fil
Artist: Alec Baldwin , Sheri Chinen Biesen , Joan Blondell , Humphrey Bogart , James Cagney
Director: Constantine Nasr
Release Year: 2008
Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage
Director:
Release date: 25-02-1983
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
Director: Carl Reiner
Music Director: Miklós Rózsa
Release date: 21-05-1982
Ragtime
Ragtime ( English )
Director: Miloš Forman
Music Director: Randy Newman
Release date: 20-11-1981
That's Entertainment, Part II
Director: Gene Kelly
Release date: 17-05-1976
The Gallant Hours
The Gallant Hours ( English )
Artist: James Cagney , Richard Jaeckel , Les Tremayne , Walter Sande , Karl Swenson
Director: Robert Montgomery
Music Director: Roger Wagner
Release date: 22-06-1960
Man of a Thousand Faces
Artist: James Cagney , Dorothy Malone , Jane Greer , Marjorie Rambeau , Jim Backus
Director: Joseph Pevney
Release date: 01-10-1957
Short Cut to Hell
Short Cut to Hell ( English )
Director: James Cagney
Release date: 01-09-1957
These Wilder Years
These Wilder Years ( English )
Artist: James Cagney , Barbara Stanwyck , Walter Pidgeon , Betty Lou Keim , Don Dubbins
Director: Roy Rowland
Music Director: Jeff Alexander
Release date: 17-08-1956
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Showing 1 to 10 of 65 movies

James Cagney Biography

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. James Francis Cagney, Jr. (July 17, 1899 – March 30, 1986) was an American film actor. Although he won acclaim and major awards for a wide variety of roles, he is best remembered for playing "tough guys". In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked him eighth among the Greatest Male Stars of All Time. In his first performing role, Cagney danced dressed as a woman in the chorus line of the 1919 revue Every Sailor. He spent several years in vaudeville as a hoofer and comedian until his first major acting role in 1925. He secured several other roles, receiving good reviews before landing the lead in the 1929 play Penny Arcade. After rave reviews for his acting, Warners signed him for an initial $500 a week, three-week contract to reprise his role; this was quickly extended to a seven year contract. Cagney's seventh film, The Public Enemy, became one of the most influential gangster movies of the period. Notable for its famous grapefruit scene, the film thrust Cagney into the spotlight, making him one of Warners' and Hollywood's biggest stars. In 1938, he received his first Academy Award Best Actor nomination for Angels with Dirty Faces, before winning in 1942 for his portrayal of George M. Cohan in Yankee Doodle Dandy. He was nominated a third time in 1955 for Love Me or Leave Me. Cagney retired for 20 years in 1961, spending time on his farm before returning for a part in Ragtime mainly to aid his recovery from a stroke. Cagney walked out on Warners several times over his career, each time coming back on improved personal and artistic terms. In 1935, he sued Warners for breach of contract and won; this marked one of the first times an actor had beaten a studio over a contract issue. He worked for an independent film company for a year while the suit was settled, and also established his own production company, Cagney Productions, in 1942 before returning to Warners again four years later. Jack Warner called him "The Professional Againster", in reference to Cagney’s refusal to be pushed around. Cagney also made numerous morale-boosting troop tours before and during World War II, and was President of the Screen Actors Guild for two years. Description above from the Wikipedia article James Cagney, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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