1974 James Cagney Tribute
The 2nd AFI Life Achievement Award was presented to James Cagney at a Gala Tribute on March 31, 1974, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
At the Gala Tribute, a multitude of guests and presenters gathered to celebrate Cagney. Presenters included Doris Day, Kirk Douglas, Frank Gorshin, Charlton Heston, Bob Hope, Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Ronald Reagan, George C. Scott, George Segal, Frank Sinatra, Cicely Tyson and John Wayne. The AFI Life Achievement Award was presented to Cagney by George Stevens, Jr.