Pioneer Theatre Company's Podcast

"Cagney" with Dr. Andrew Nelson

September 13, 2019 Season 5 Episode 2
Pioneer Theatre Company's Podcast
"Cagney" with Dr. Andrew Nelson
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Pioneer Theatre Company's Podcast
"Cagney" with Dr. Andrew Nelson
Sep 13, 2019 Season 5 Episode 2
Pioneer Theatre Company
Film scholar Dr. Andrew Nelson explains the success of tough guy James Cagney.
Show Notes

Dr. Andrew Nelson from the Film and Media Arts department of the University of Utah breaks down the old movie studio system and the success of tough guy and silver screen icon James Cagney. Pioneer Theatre Company is opening a new bio musical about Cagney and this episode of the podcast provides some background on the early 20th-century films that made the man Jimmy Cagney a star.  

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