James Cagney, A Life In Film

James Cagney, A Life In Film

by Richard Schickel
     
 
In November 1980, legendary film critic and historian Richard Schickel and a documentary crew went to London to interview Academy Award-winning actor James Cagney on the set of Ragtime. It was a rare opportunity to talk with the reclusive star of such classic movies as Public Enemy, Yankee Doodle Dandy, and White Heat. Here’s Cagney’s surprising story.

Overview

In November 1980, legendary film critic and historian Richard Schickel and a documentary crew went to London to interview Academy Award-winning actor James Cagney on the set of Ragtime. It was a rare opportunity to talk with the reclusive star of such classic movies as Public Enemy, Yankee Doodle Dandy, and White Heat. Here’s Cagney’s surprising story.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014335690
Publisher:
New Word City
Publication date:
03/12/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
24
Sales rank:
404,294
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Richard Schickel is a film historian, filmmaker, and film critic. He is the author of 37 books and the director-writer-producer of dozens of films and television documentaries, largely about film makers and movie history. Schickel began his career as a film critic at Life in 1965 and served in a similar capacity at Time until 2009. He has held a Guggenheim fellowship, was awarded an honorary degree from the American Film Institute and the British Film Institute Book Prize, as well as the William K. Everson Award from the National Board of Review and the Telluride Film Festival’s Silver Medal, both for his service to the film industry.

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