Funny and heartwarming, though a little on the cute side, this engaging musical biography of vaudevillian Eddie Foy, Sr. features a socko cameo by multitalented James Cagney, reprising his Oscar-winning role as George M. Cohan. Bob Hope plays Foy, who declares that he'll always do a
"single," both onstage and in life, but who, in short order, is married and has seven kids. When his wife (Milly Vitale) dies, Foy has problems adjusting to single parenthood, but before long the kids are not only in the act, but stealing the show. With Eddie, Jr., Foy's real-life son, doing the
narrating, we are taken through the various episodes of the family's life. The highlight of ...