Day Tripping: July 17

No Dirty Rat

By Warner Bros. Studio (work for hire) — [1], Public Domain.

James Cagney was born in 1899, and he began his professional career dressed as a woman on the vaudeville stage. After working as a dancer and a comic in vaudeville, Cagney moved on to the conventional stage where the great Al Jolson discovered his immense talents in the play Penny Arcade. Jolson insisted on Cagney retaining the starring role for the film version, and the rest is history.

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Stuart Englander

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