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Captain of the Clouds

James Cagney

b.7/17/1889 New York, NY

Son of Irish immigrant and bartender in New York   First acting role was on Broadway as a female impersonator   Academy Award Best Actor “Yankee Doodle Dandy” 1942   American Film Institute Lifetime Achievement Award 1974  The Kennedy Center Honors Award 1980  Congressional Gold Medal 1984   First cinematic movie: “Sinner’s Holiday” 1930


Sinner’s Holiday, Public Enemy, Taxi, Here Comes the Navy, Devil Dogs of the Air, G-Men, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Ceiling Zero, The Fighting 69th, Captains of the Clouds, Yankee Doodle Dandy, The West Point Story, What Price Glory, Mister Roberts, Faces, The Gallant Hours, Ragtime

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Devil Dogs of the Air


The Gallant Hours