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James Cagney

Actor (17-Jul-1899 — 30-Mar-1986)


Andrew Bergman. James Cagney. New York: Pyramid Publications. 1973. 156pp.

James Cagney. Cagney by Cagney. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. 1976.

Homer Dickens. The Films of James Cagney. Citadel Press. 1972. 249pp.

John McCabe. Cagney. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1997.

Patrick McGilligan. Cagney: The Actor as Auteur. San Diego, CA: A. S. Barnes & Co.. 1975. 240pp.

Ron Offen. Cagney. Chicago, IL: Henry Regnery Co.. 1972. 217pp.

Richard Schickel. James Cagney: A Celebration. Boston, MA: Little, Brown. 1985.

Robert L. Sklar. City Boys: Cagney, Bogart, Garfield. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 1994. 326pp.

Doug Warren. James Cagney: The Authorized Biography. New York: St. Martin's Press. 1983. 239pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.214)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.114)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.244)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.165)

  11. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.87)

  12. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.75)

  13. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.50)

  14. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.91)

  15. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.83)

  16. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.78)

  17. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.68)

  18. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (pp.126-28)

  19. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.110)

  20. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.84)

  21. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, pp.409-11)

  22. Legends in Their Own Time (p.39)

  23. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.281)

  24. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.99)

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