How Many Films did James Cagney and Pat O’Brien Star in Together?

How Many Films did James Cagney and
Pat O’Brien Star in Together?

james cagney pat o'brien old friends

It’s a friendship that’s endured for 55 years. – Pat O’Brien,
about his friendship with James Cagney

James Cagney and Pat O’Brien were friends for almost 60 years, working together in numerous films from 1934-1940, and reuniting one last time for their final film performances in 1981.

James Cagney and Pat O’Brien starred in NINE films together:

  1. Here Comes the Navy (1934), directed byLloyd Bacon, on DVD and Prime Video
  2. Ceiling Zero (1936), directed by Howard Hawks
  3. Torrid Zone (1940), directed by William Keighley, on DVD and Prime Video
  4. Devil Dogs of the Air (1935), directed by Lloyd Bacon, on DVD and Prime Video
  5. The Irish in Us (1935), directed by Lloyd Bacon, on DVD
  6. Boy Meets Girl (1938), directed by Lloyd Bacon, on DVD
  7. Angels with Dirty Faces (1938), directed by Michael Curtiz
  8. The Fighting 69th (1940), directed by William Keighley, on DVD and Prime Video
  9. Ragtime (1981), directed by Milos Forman, on DVD and Prime Video

My Favorites? Boy, that’s a tough one, but I would have to say Angels with Dirty Faces and Ragtime. What are some of your favorites?

Just have to share this marvelous video clip interview of the ‘old friends’ 🙂

james cagney pat o'brien angels with dirty faces
Angels with Dirty Faces
james cagney pat o'brien ragtime
Ragtime, both Cagney and O’Brien’s very last film

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–Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub

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