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Yankee Doodle Dandy DVD

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Based on the Story of George M. Cohan with the Greatest of All His Great Music

"A big, enjoyable musical biography. Cagney is so cocky and sure a dancer that you feel yourself grinning with pleasure at his movements." - Pauline Kael, 5001 Nights at the Movies
Technical Specs
  • Format: DVD
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Run Time: 126 Minutes
  • Region: 1 Region?
  • Aspect Ratio: Fullscreen
  • Language: English
  • Studio: Warner Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: September 30, 2003
  • Packaging: Custom Case
  • Closed Captioning: Yes
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
  • Audio: ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Mono [CC]
  • Color: Black & White
  • Includes:
    Rousing Documentaries Chronicling the Movie's Making and James Cagney's Career
    Audio Commentary
    John Travolta Remembers James Cagney
    Leonard Maltin Hosts Warner Night at the Movies 1942 with Trailer, Newsreel, Dramatic Short, Cartoon and Cagney in Wartime Short You, John Jones
    More Vintage Cartoons
    Galleries of Art/Photo/Publicity Materials and James Cagney Trailers
    Audio-Only Extras - Radio Show and Prerecording Session Outtakes/ Rehearsals
Reviews
18 Reviews
4.9

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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NoneYankee Doodle Dandy DVD
 
4.9

(based on 18 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Entertaining (15)
  • Engaging characters (12)
  • Original (11)
  • High production value (10)
  • Great cinematography (9)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • At home (16)
  • Adult viewers (8)
  • Perfect gift (8)
  • Younger viewers (8)
  • Travel (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Movie buff (8), Casual viewer (7), Avid moviegoer (3)

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5.0

5 Stars... A must to have

By Life By Movies

from Arizona

About Me Movie Buff

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Excellent For All Ages

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about this product:

      Simply put: One of the best movies ever made especially if you like Cocky Cagney... one of his best. Can be shown to children and adults.

       
      5.0

      Wonderful

      By Leesubermom

      from Clearwater, Fl.

      About Me Movie Buff

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Entertaining
      • Great Cinematography
      • High Production Value
      • Original

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • At Home
        • Perfect Gift
        • Younger Viewers

        Comments about this product:

        This movie needs to be shone more often to remind America what real patriotism is. Truly great in all respects. My only complaint is the audio rises and falls. It will be difficult to gather this much talent together for a movie again.

         
        5.0

        Yankee Doodle Dandy

        By Theresa

        from Burbank, CA

        About Me Casual Viewer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Engaging Characters
        • Entertaining

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • At Home
          • In The Car
          • Travel

          Comments about this product:

          Love this movie... patriotic... love the music... love the story. They just don't make movies like this anymore.

           
          5.0

          GREAT MOVIE

          By Arthur

          from Northwest Indiana

          About Me Casual Viewer

          Pros

          • Engaging Characters
          • Entertaining
          • Great Cinematography
          • High Production Value
          • Original

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Adult Viewers
            • At Home
            • Perfect Gift
            • Special Needs
            • Travel
            • Younger Viewers

            Comments about this product:

            This movie was made well before my time, but I grew up watching this movie as a kid,and I have always enjoyed it every time I watch it. The producers couldn't have gotten this movie more patriotic if they tried, and it's shows the American spiit at it's best!

             
            5.0

            One of the best movies ever made!

            By Jeannewriter

            from South Bend, Indiana

            About Me Casual Viewer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Engaging Characters
            • Entertaining
            • High Production Value

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • At Home

              Comments about this product:

              I've loved this movie for years, and when my copy would no longer play, I had to get a new one. This is an excellent copy, and the additional material on the second disc is very interesting.

               
              5.0

              yankee Doodle Dandy

              By mcr

              from new orleans

              About Me Avid Moviegoer

              Pros

              • American Pride
              • Engaging Characters
              • Entertaining
              • Great Cinematography
              • High Production Value
              • Historical
              • Informative
              • Original

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Adult Viewers
                • At Home
                • Classroom 8th Grade Up
                • Perfect Gift
                • Special Needs
                • Younger Viewers

                Comments about this product:

                This is a "essential movie" for all ages. Superior pure Americana music, superior story of an American family, superior historical data of the United states in the early 20th century. A great movie for all audiences...

                 
                5.0

                YDD

                By james cagney

                from ps

                About Me Movie Buff

                Pros

                • The best

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about this product:

                    greatest actor ever lived

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Yankee Doodle Dandy

                    By Dee

                    from Tampa F

                    About Me Casual Viewer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Engaging Characters
                    • Entertaining
                    • Great Cinematography

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Adult Viewers
                      • At Home
                      • Travel

                      Comments about this product:

                      It is a great political movie and Pro-American film made during wartime. It shows Americanism at its best and showcases the life of George M Cohan and the many songs he wrote.

                      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Mobster Turns Dancer

                      By Robert the Russian

                      from Seattle

                      About Me Movie Buff

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Engaging Characters
                      • Entertaining
                      • Musical
                      • Original

                      Cons

                      • Dated But Worth It

                      Best Uses

                      • At Home
                      • In The Car
                      • Travel

                      Comments about this product:

                      Not a Cagney or mobster fan, he was cast against type and won an Oscar. Surprising, a little TOO patriotic, but a man's musical if there ever was one.

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Love Cagney

                      By Suzq1043

                      from PA

                      About Me Movie Buff

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Cagney Was So Great
                      • Engaging Characters
                      • Entertaining
                      • Great Cinematography
                      • High Production Value
                      • Informative
                      • Original

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Adult Viewers
                        • Anytime I Need A Lift
                        • At Home
                        • Perfect Gift
                        • Travel
                        • Younger Viewers

                        Comments about this product:

                        He play this part as if he was Cohan and he made you proud you were an American. Proud to be a flag waving patriot from the good old US of A. It's a shame more people in this country don't feel this in their heart as we do and what this movie brings out makes your heart swell with pride and love for God, Flag, and Country! Loved It so much!

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Very enjoyable

                        By Singer

                        from Jefferson City, Mo

                        About Me Avid Moviegoer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Engaging Characters
                        • Entertaining
                        • Informative
                        • Original

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Adult Viewers
                          • At Home
                          • Perfect Gift
                          • Younger Viewers

                          Comments about this product:

                          View for our own joy.

                           
                          5.0

                          I have this in VHS and now DVD.

                          By Maryann the History and Movie Buff

                          from White Plains, N.Y.

                          About Me Movie Buff

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Engaging Characters
                          • Entertaining
                          • Great Cinematography
                          • High Production Value
                          • Informative
                          • Original

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Adult Viewers
                            • At Home
                            • Perfect Gift
                            • Travel
                            • Younger Viewers

                            Comments about this product:

                            This Biography is Beautifully done and
                            JAMES CAGNEY is Wonderful, did you know he was a
                            Vaudevillian.

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            4.0

                            The extras make the difference!

                            By Marge

                            from New Jersey

                            About Me Movie Buff

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Engaging Characters
                            • Entertaining
                            • Great Cinematography
                            • High Production Value
                            • Informative
                            • Original
                            • Wonderful

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Adult Viewers
                              • At Home
                              • Younger Viewers

                              Comments about this product:

                              The movie has always had a place in my heart for the story and I have always been amazed by Cagneys dancing! Living close to Manhatten, I am familiar with George M. Cohan's statue on Broadway. Its nice to learn about the personality behind the statue! The comments by John Travolta were special! Cagney was always special to me, happy to know Travolta felt the same way!

                               
                              5.0

                              Fantastic! One of my favs

                              By Janet, retired

                              from Wasco, CA

                              About Me Casual Viewer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Entertaining
                              • High Production Value

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • At Home

                                Comments about this product:

                                I'm impressed with James Cagney as a song and dance man. Some of his other roles don't aren't as good.

                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Academy awards well deserved!

                                By Opinion02122

                                from Attleboro, MA

                                About Me Casual Viewer

                                Pros

                                • Engaging Characters
                                • Entertaining
                                • High Production Value
                                • Original

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • At Home

                                  Comments about this product:

                                  Jimmy Cagney always considered himself a song and dance man, and this film shows that side of him at its best! It's the life of George M. Cohan, who I, as a child, never heard of. Watching this film, I realized I knew every song in it! What a wonderful patriot he was! What wonderful music he created. What a wonderful film with Cagney at his best! I drag this film out every Fourth of July. Another wonderful black and white film! So good, you forget it's in black and white!

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  loved it

                                  By jo

                                  from long beach, Ca

                                  About Me Casual Viewer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Fine Old Movie

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • At Home
                                    • Enjoyable

                                    Comments about this product:

                                    movie was fine--took awhile to get it

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Yankee Doodle Dandy

                                    By Johnny

                                    from Portland, CT

                                    About Me Avid Moviegoer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • C Inematic Masterpiece
                                    • Engaging Characters
                                    • Entertaining
                                    • Epic Film For The Ages
                                    • Great Cinematography
                                    • High Production Value
                                    • Informative
                                    • Legendary
                                    • Original

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Adult Viewers
                                      • At Home
                                      • Perfect Gift
                                      • Younger Viewers

                                      Comments about this product:

                                      Yankee Doodle Dandy will go down in my archives as an essential and riveting movie. Will stand the test of time, and will be as entertaining for far beyond my lifetime. It is a must see!!!!

                                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      Great Movie!

                                      By Skogie58

                                      from Iron River, MI

                                      About Me Movie Buff

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Entertaining
                                      • Great Cinematography
                                      • Original

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • ANytime
                                        • At Home
                                        • In The Car
                                        • Perfect Gift

                                        Comments about this product:

                                        I don't like many Jimmy Cagney movies but when I do it is an experience to remember. The songs and dancing as well as the plot all actually say something to you. I have loved this movie since I was a young girl and a family member had me watch it with them around July 4th that year. I can't think of a better time of year to air this and get out your patriotic spirit!

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