The West Point Story (1950)





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James Cagney delivers a vibrant performance as a down-on-his-luck Broadway musical director in The West Point Story, featuring songs by Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne. Cagney plays out-of-work director Elwin "Bix" Bixby, who reluctantly accepts a job from producer Harry Eberhart (Roland Winters) to stage a show at West Point written by Harry's nephew Tom Fletcher (Gordon MacRae). Harry thinks Tom's show could be a Broadway success if he would only quit West Point. Bix travels to West Point, with his … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Musical & Performing Arts, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: John Monks, John Monks Jr., Charles Hoffman, Irving Wallace
In Theaters:
On DVD: Apr 24, 2007
Warner Home Video


as Elwin 'Bix' Bixby

as Jan Wilson

as Tom Fletcher

as Eve Dillon

as Hal Courtland

as Bull Gilbert

as Harry Eberhart

as Bixby's `Wife'

as Lt. Col. Martin

as Jocelyn

as Commandant

as Officer-in-charge

as Piano player

as French Attache
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Critic Reviews for The West Point Story

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | October 16, 2008
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

Cagney rises above musical material, and even dances!

March 22, 2008

Full Review… | May 24, 2003

Audience Reviews for The West Point Story


VERY talented cast in completely ordinary musical with no memorable songs and a hokey story. Everyone has been seen to better advantage elsewhere.

jay nixon

Super Reviewer

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