Cagney

[kag-nee]
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  • The movie also contains a scene that likely inspired Cagney impressionists to sneer, “You dirty rat!”

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Cagney

noun
  1. James. 1899–1986, US film actor, esp in gangster roles; his films include The Public Enemy (1931), Angels with Dirty Faces (1938), The Roaring Twenties (1939), and Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) for which he won an Oscar.
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