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Cagney Cavalcade: White Heat


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A season of films featuring one of the screen's great stars and finest actors
James Cagney
Tonight: White Heat
with Virginia Mayo, Edmond O'Brien, Margaret Wycherly, Steve Cochran

White Heat marked Cagney's triumphant return to the gangster film after an absence of ten years: in it he gives a remarkable performance as Cody Jarrett, a near-psychopath dominated by and obsessed with his mother - another impressive performance from the English actress Margaret Wycherly.


Screenplay: Ivan Goff
Screenplay: Ben Roberts
From a story by: Virginia Kellogg
Producer: Louis F. Feldman
Director: Raoul Walsh
Cody Jarrett: James Cagney
Verna Jarrett: Virginia Mayo
Hank Fallon (Vic Pardo): Edmond O'Brien
Ma Jarrett: Margaret Wycherly
'Big Ed' Somers: Steve Cochran
Philip Evans: John Archer
Cotton Valetti: Wally Cassell
Het Kohler: Mickey Knox

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Cagney Cavalcade: White Heat

BBC One London, 23 August 1969 20.15

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