Louis F. Edelman
The story of lyricist Gus Kahn and his wife, from the day Gus walks into a Chicago music publishing house to his public triumphs, private failures, career decline and comeback.
White Heat (1949): "Made it, Ma! Top of the world!" Cagney's Cody Jarrett -- a psychotic thug devoted to his tough-as-nails mother -- is the searing centerpiece of this blazing, fast-paced thriller. City for Conquest (1940): Club fighter Cagney turns pro to bankroll his composer brother's dream of writing the great New York City symphony. But life pulls the sidewalk out from under them in an intensely moving saga co-starring Ann Sheridan. Each Dawn...