- James,1899–1986, U.S. film actor.
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Examples from the Web for cagney
The movie also contains a scene that likely inspired Cagney impressionists to sneer, “You dirty rat!”Look Who's Talking Yiddish!
July 15, 2011
And yet Cagney did a flourishing business—there could be no doubt as to that.Bats in the Wall
P. T. Raymond
Hallo, Mrs. Cagney, what's all this—who's a Russian spy, eh?
All right, Mrs. Cagney, put it to me some other time; you didn't understand my uncle, that's all—you needn't stay.
I don't know that they amuse me much, but, at all events, they're livelier than Mrs. Cagney.
- 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.