Articles about: James Cagney

Greer Garson and James Cagney with their Oscars at the 1943 ceremony

James Cagney was an actor at Warner Brothers whose films included The Bride Came C.O.D.Captains of the CloudsYankee Doodle Dandy (for which he won an Oscar). After completing Yankee Doodle in February 1942 he left Warners to form William Cagney Productions with his brother William. He spent time entertaining troops with numbers from Yankee Doodle, and on September 27, 1942, he was elected as the president of the Screen Actors Guild.

Joan Leslie and James Cagney in "Yankee Doodle Dandy"

Review: Michael Curtiz’s “Yankee Doodle Dandy,” Starring James Cagney

Warner Brothers brings us George M. Cohan’s life story, with James Cagney as the famed theatrical entertainer.
The Presentation of Wings ceremony in "Captains of the Clouds"

Review: Michael Curtiz’s “Captains of the Clouds,” Starring James Cagney

James Cagney stars as an especially unlikeable pilot in Michael Curtiz’s patriotic “Captain of the Clouds.”