You know what's really stunning about this? Neither of these guys became famous for dancing. Hope was, for a time, America's Comedian. And James Cagney was a great actor, one of the biggest movie stars of his era. But watching this clip, it's easy to believe that they both could have been just as big as song-and-dance men.
He's be gorgeous as a male or a female. And as a comeback kid, he's just a sex bomb. He's Robert Downey Junior, who finally gets to laugh all the way to the bank instead of standing under some sketchy bridge waiting to celebrate...Kudos, man. We saw it in you all the time. (God, "Reformation" anyone? That just hurt on so many levels...) We're glad you finally see what we see now, too.