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“James Cagney: Top of the World” (July 5, 1992)

James Cagney: Top of the World

BRIEF PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

A documentary, hosted by Michael J. Fox, discusses the life of the incomparable James Cagney.

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GENERAL FILM INFORMATION

GENRE: Documentary
FILMING LOCATION: Warner Bros. Studios; Burbank, CA
STATION: TNT
AIR DATE: July 5, 1992
RUNNING TIME: 60 Minutes

CREW AND OTHER TECHNICAL INFORMATION

WRITER: Bob Waldman, Carl Lindahl
DIRECTOR: Carl Lindahl
PRODUCER: Carl Lindahl
EDITOR: Karl Woitach
CINEMATOGRAPHER: Harry Dawson
ORIGINAL MUSIC BY: Richard Reiter
MAKE-UP BY: Bron Roylance
HAIR STYLIST: Cydney Cornell, Rick Provenzano
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Communicreations, Turner Pictures

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APPEARANCES BY

Michael J. Fox…Host
James Cagney (archive footage)
David Huddleston, Actor
Julius Epstein, Screenwriter
Mae Clarke, Actress
Virginia Mayo, Actress
Brigid O’Brien, Pat O’Brien’s Daughter
Burt Kennedy, Director
Joan Leslie, Actress
Jack Lemmon, Actor
A.C. Lyles, Producer

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EXTRAS

DVD Review

This documentary is included on the ‘Yankee Doodle Dandy’ special edition DVD. The documentary is in perfect condition. Michael J. Fox is the host of the documentary and appears throughout the program. The program itself is very interesting and informative.

Quotes

“A few years ago when somebody asked me, ‘How are you different from other actors your age?’, I said, “They all want to be James Dean. I want to be James Cagney.”Later, when I read it in print, out of context, it seemed kind of flip. But anybody who knows something about James Cagney knows I wasn’t being flip. I was being honest.–Michael J. Fox

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