Jimmy Cagney

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Noun1.Jimmy Cagney - United States film actor known for his portrayals of tough characters (1899-1986)Jimmy Cagney - United States film actor known for his portrayals of tough characters (1899-1986)
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It is the stuff of a hundred backstage dramas, up-from-the-streets fictions and show-business biopics, going back to John Garfield and Jimmy Cagney Depression dramas, through Busby Berkeley to The Jazz Singer .
Wins first Emmy for directing 1980's "The Kennedy Center Honors," celebrating Leonard Bernstein, Jimmy Cagney and Lynn Fontanne, among others.
It would have been all those old film stars because I'm mad on them, Humphrey Bogart and Jimmy Cagney, and all those old gangsters, because I love those old films.
After he and Tolson watch Jimmy Cagney in 1931's Public Enemy, he begins a campaign to encourage movies that celebrate law enforcers rather than criminals.
Residents and guests could watch Jimmy Cagney hoof in Yankee Doodle Dandy, while they talked about the memorabilia in this hands-on environment
She was spotted and picked for the part by Jimmy Cagney.
But she didn't appear on screen under her own name until Jimmy Cagney picked her for a part in Short Cut To Hell in 1957.
During the Depression Warner Brothers earned much of its weekly paycheck with gangster movies in which Jimmy Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, and Edward G.
Hollywood's Golden Age leading men tended to be disproportionately Irish-American, such as Jimmy Cagney, Spencer Tracy, and John Wayne.
Screen actor Jimmy Cagney and New York Mayor Jimmy Walker personified Quinn's Jimmy.
Back then I was a film buff so I loved the big American stars and I was lucky enough to work with some of my heroes such as Bob Hope and Jimmy Cagney.
Schmor's favorite movie version is the 1935 Max Reinhardt/William Dieterle production that starred Jimmy Cagney as Bottom, Mickey Rooney as Puck, Olivia de Havilland as Hermia, Joe E.