One of Hollywood's pre-eminent male stars of all time and the cinema's quintessential "tough guy." Cagney's first job as an entertainer was as a female dancer in a chorus line.
Academy Award-winning American film actor.
American motion-picture actor, also an accomplished dancer
Humphrey Bogart got the part
She came collect and his heart paid the freight....
Director: Lloyd Bacon. Also starred Dick Powell, Frank McHugh & Ruth Donnelly. Plot: Chester Kent (Cagney) struggles against time, romance, and a rival's spy to produce spectacular live "prologues" for movie houses.
Director: Frank Lloyd. Also starred John Emery, Robert Armstrong & Wallace Ford. Plot: Nick Condon (Cagney) is a newspaper reporter working in Tokyo who refuses to toe the Japanese line on the expansionist... Won an Oscar.
Director: Raoul Walsh. Also starred Gladys George, Jeffrey Lynn & Frank McHugh. Plot: After the WWI Armistice Lloyd Hart (Lynn) goes back to practice law, former saloon keeper George Halley (Bogart) turns to bootlegging...
Director: Milos Forman. Also starred Elizabeth McGovern, Kenneth McMillan & Pat O'Brien. Plot: A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City.
Director: Roy Del Ruth. Also starred Guy Kibbee, Leila Bennett & Dorothy Burgess. Plot: Independent cab drivers struggling against a taxi company consortium find a leader in Matt Nolan (Cagney).
Director: William A. Wellman. Also Joan Blondell, Donald Cook & Leslie Fenton. Plot: A young hoodlum rises up through the ranks of the Chicago underworld, even as a gangster's accidental death threatens to spark a bloody mob war.
Director: Billy Wilder. Also starred Arlene Francis, Howard St. John & Hanns Lothar. Plot: Comedy about Coca-Cola's man in West Berlin, who may be fired if he can't keep his American boss's daughter from marrying a Communist.
Director: John G. Blystone. Also starred Edward Brophy, Henry Kolker & Bernadene Hayes. Plot: The adventures of an investigator (Cagney) for the Bureau of Weights and Measures.
Director: Lloyd Bacon. Also starred Alice White, Ralf Harolde & Robert Emmett O'Connor. Plot: Ex-convict Danny Kean (Cagney) decides to become honest as a photographer for a paper.
Director: H. C. Potter. Also starred Jeanne Cagney, Broderick Crawford & Ward Bond. Plot: A wide variety of persons come into Nick's (Bendix) Pacific Street Saloon, some to ask for work and others just to pass the time.