The West Point Story


The West Point Story Information

The West Point Story (also known as Fine and Dandy) is a 1950 musical comedy film directed by Roy Del Ruth and starring James Cagney, Virginia Mayo and Doris Day.

Plot

Elwin 'Bix' Bixby (Cagney) is an unemployed Broadway musical director who agrees to stage the annual 100th Night show at West Point called for producer Harry Eberhart (Roland Winters).

Cast

  • James Cagney as Elwin 'Bix' Bixby
  • Virginia Mayo as Eve Dillon
  • Doris Day as Jan Wilson
  • Gordon MacRae as Tom Fletcher
  • Gene Nelson as Hal Courtland
  • Alan Hale Jr. as Bull Gilbert
  • Roland Winters as Harry Eberhart
  • Raymond Roe as Bixby's 'wife'
  • Wilton Graff as Lieutenant Colonel Martin
  • Jerome Cowan as Mr. Jocelyn

Reception

The film received two award nominations in 1951. Ray Heindorf was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture and John Monks Jr., Charles Hoffman and Irving Wallace were nominated for a Writers Guild of America award for Best Written American Musical.




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