CAGNEY OSCAR TO BE AUCTIONED.
The 1942 Oscar for Best Actor given to James Cagney for his role as the patriot showman George M. Cohen in the musical "Yankee Doodle Dandy", shown here in New York on September 26, 2000, is among items from the actor's estate to be auctioned in New York on September 27. Other items offered include Cagney's 1961 Bentley S2 four-door car, a diamond engagement ring, publicity stills, and paintings by Cagney and prominent American artists. The Oscar is estimated to sell for $300,000 to $500,000. The auction will appear live online on Ibidlive.tv and on-air on PAX Television.