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Going After the Big Ones

The Internal Revenue Service likes to prosecute celebrities, partly because celebrities often have large financial liabilities and partly because the...

The Theatre: Jerry Cohan's Boy

George M. Cohan, who has been a professional actor since he wore knee pants, went to see an amateur show last week. Far from being bored, he laughed, cried,...

The Theater: Great Showman

When Death, the prompter, as it must to all actors, called exit last week George M. Cohan did not have to wonder what his notices would be like: his career had...

Theater: Cohan & Friends

With a bankers' convention in town to whet the edge of its skepticism toward the New Deal, tart old Boston reveled last week in the ribbing 59-year-old George...

Music: Ready Cohan

George M. Cohan, veteran song-&-dance man, dramatist and Broadway's darling, has always been "regular." When it comes to patriotism he is not only regular but...

The New Pictures, Jun. 22, 1942

Yankee Doodle Dandy (Warner) is possibly the most genial screen biography ever made. Few films have bestowed such loving care on any hero as this one does on...

Television: Review

Ham, often a fighting word in the theater, can also have its savory delights. Two blue-ribbon samples: Mickey Rooney and the late George M. Cohan, Broadway's...

People: Casualties

George M. Cohan had an emergency operation for an abdominal lesion at Manhattan's Flower-Fifth Ave. Hospital. His doctor called it "quite serious," added: "He's...

The Theatre: Elmer

Twelve years ago George M. Cohan and the late, great Ring Lardner pooled their talents and their mutual enthusiasm for baseball, produced Elmer the Great, a...

The Theatre: Family Joke

One day last week the President's mother went to see George M. Cohan impersonate her son in I'd Rather Be Right, the musical comedy in Manhattan which mildly...

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