Date: 22nd September 2000

Cagney's Oscar To Go On The Block Next Week In Public Bidding

James Cagney's 1942 Oscar for Yankee Doodle Dandy is expected to fetch between $300,000 and $500,000 when it is auctioned by Doyle New York on Sept. 27, published reports said today.

The auction will be televised by PAX-TV between 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. and Internet users may place bids at . Included in the Cagney estate auction will be his Presidential Medal of Freedom award, a 1961 Bentley, and other memorabilia of the actor, who died in 1986. Proceeds are expected to go to a foundation for the blind.

Source: Studio Briefing



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