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by James cagney

Author: James cagney
Subcategory: Memoirs
Language: English
Publisher: Pocket (April 2, 1981)
Category: Biographies
Rating: 4.2
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James Francis Cagney Jr. (July 17, 1899 – March 30, 1986) was an American actor and dancer, both on stage and in film.

James Francis Cagney Jr. Known for his consistently energetic performances, distinctive vocal style, and deadpan comic timing, he won acclaim and major awards for a wide variety of performances.

Second: James Cagney. Third: don’t remember, but Cagney’s sure in the title

How’s that for a fatheaded title? I use it as kind of an official scorecard because I don’t seem to own my own name. Three biographies so far. First: Cagney. Second: James Cagney. Third: don’t remember, but Cagney’s sure in the title. What I have read from these is heavy with cockeyed conclusions and some solid misinformation. What I now propose to give you will at least come from someone who knows Cagney pretty well. An old friend, Ralph Wheelwright, advised me in 1955 to get at an autobiography

James Cagney was an Academy Award–nominated American actor and dancer on stage and screen.

James Cagney was an Academy Award–nominated American actor and dancer on stage and screen. His autobiography, Cagney by Cagney, was published in 1976. Bibliographic information.

Cagney, James, 1899-1986. Cagney, James, 1899-1986. New York : Pocket Books. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; americana.

James Cagney, Actor: Angels with Dirty Faces. James Francis Cagney was born on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in New York City, to Carolyn (Nelson) and James Francis Cagney, S. who was a bartender and amateur boxer. Cagney was of Norwegian (from his maternal.

According to James Cagney's autobiography "Cagney By Cagney", (Published by Doubleday and Company Inc 1976, and actually ghost written by show biz biographer Jack McCabe).

According to James Cagney's autobiography "Cagney By Cagney", (Published by Doubleday and Company Inc 1976, and actually ghost written by show biz biographer Jack McCabe), A Mafia plan to murder Cagney by dropping a several hundred pound klieg light on top of him was stopped at the insistence of George Raft. Cagney at that time was President of the Screen Actors Guild, and was determined not to let the mob infiltrate the industry. Raft used his 'many' mob connections to cancel the hit. He was voted the 11th Greatest Movie Star of all time by Premiere Magazine.

7 quotes from James Cagney: 'You dirty ra. 'I hate the word superstar". I have never been able to think in those terms. They are overstatements. You don& hear them speak of Shakespeare as a superpoet. You don& hear them call Michelangelo a superpainter. They only apply the word to this mundane market', and 'I& sick of carrying guns and beating up women. They only apply the word to this mundane market ― James Cagney. I& sick of carrying guns and beating up women.

This book is for the true fan of James Cagney.

This book is for the true fan of James Cagney. Mr. Cagney tells his story as no one can.