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Danny & Stannie
Danny Kaye stepped up to receive Stan Laurel's special Academy Award, after the comedian fell ill. Danny Kaye and Stan Laurel didn’t exactly run around in the same circles. Kaye hob-nobbed with the elite in all fields—the finest actors and musicians, nation...
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The Sketch Danny Saved by Obliterating
Danny Kaye had a blast helping to destroy this Mikado spoof on a 1964 episode of The Danny Kaye Show, and crack up Imogene Coca and Harvey Korman in the process. The new Danny Kaye: Legends DVD contains several slick entries of the Danny Kaye Show , but one...
Danny Kaye had a blast helping to destroy this Mikado spoof on a 1964 episode of The Danny Kaye Show, and crack up Imogene Coca and Harvey Korman in the process. The new Danny Kaye: Legends DVD contains several slick entries ...
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What to Expect on the New Danny Kaye Show DVD
Christmas is coming early again this year, with the October 15, 2015, release of another batch of six great Danny Kaye Show episodes. This third collection, called “Danny Kaye – Legends,” features Kaye swinging with A List guests, like Lucille Ball, Louis A...
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The Danny Kaye Sitcom That Almost Was
A new  Danny Kaye Show was planned in 1986 as a spin-off of The Cosby Show . Inspired by the mid-1980s success of the family-friendly Cosby Show , Danny Kaye seriously considered starring in his own self-titled family-friendly situation comedy for NBC. To t...
A new Danny Kaye Show was planned in 1986 as a spin-off of The Cosby Show. Inspired by the mid-1980s success of the family-friendly Cosby Show, Danny Kaye seriously considered starring in his own self-titled family-friendly s...
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Son of Goldwyn Helped Spread Kaye Stories
Producer Sam Goldwyn's son began producing shows himself not long after Kaye appeared in his sixth and final Goldwyn film, Hans Christian Andersen (1952). Samuel Goldwyn Jr., son of the independent studio head who brought Danny Kaye to Hollywood and produce...
Producer Sam Goldwyn's son began producing shows himself not long after Kaye appeared in his sixth and final Goldwyn film, Hans Christian Andersen (1952). Samuel Goldwyn Jr., son of the independent studio head who brought Dan...
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Do You Want to Buy Danny Kaye’s Roadster?
Do you have a spare million to buy this beauty? Next week, some lucky car collector will become the new owner of a treasured piece of Danny Kaye movie history:  the tricked-out sportscar Danny hijacks in Knock on Wood . The car, a 1952 Woodill Wildfire road...
Do you have a spare million to buy this beauty? Next week, some lucky car collector will become the new owner of a treasured piece of Danny Kaye movie history:  the tricked-out sportscar Danny hijacks in Knock on Wood. The ca...
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The Danny Kaye Holiday Gift Guide
Looking for something special this Christmas for the Danny Kaye fan in your life? You can’t go wrong with any of these 10 great suggestions: The Court Jester: Original Soundtrack In teaming with her most accomplished collaborator, Sammy Cahn, Sylvia Fine (D...
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Danny Kaye’s Symphonious Sidekick
Orchestra leader Paul Weston (at far left, on Danny Kaye's right) could be a goofy foil to Danny and was a fine comedian in his own right. I’m anxious to see next month’s DVD release of a new batch of Danny Kaye Show episodes, containing several I’ve never ...
Orchestra leader Paul Weston (at far left, on Danny Kaye's right) could be a goofy foil to Danny and was a fine comedian in his own right. I’m anxious to see next month’s DVD release of a new batch of Danny Kaye Show episodes...
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Danny Kaye’s Two Sets of Screen Tests
Producer Sam Goldwyn wanted to make sure Danny (and one particular Goldwyn Girl) were ready for their close-ups before filming started on Up in Arms . Soon after signing his five-picture deal with Sam Goldwyn to come to Hollywood, Danny Kaye agreed to repor...
Producer Sam Goldwyn wanted to make sure Danny (and one particular Goldwyn Girl) were ready for their close-ups before filming started on Up in Arms. Soon after signing his five-picture deal with Sam Goldwyn to come to Holly...
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Dr. Who Was Danny's Double
Comic Jon Pertwee looked so much like Danny Kaye, he was hired to play him. Although he became best known BBC’s time-traveling Dr. Who in the early 1970s, Jon Pertwee started out as an English comedian who was so often mistaken as Danny Kaye, that in time h...
Comic Jon Pertwee looked so much like Danny Kaye, he was hired to play him. Although he became best known BBC’s time-traveling Dr. Who in the early 1970s, Jon Pertwee started out as an English comedian who was so often mistak...
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Danny Kaye Returns to Mainstream!
Just spotted Danny Kaye at my local grocery store! RedBox is offering the new Blu-Ray of White Christmas .
Just spotted Danny Kaye at my local grocery store! RedBox is offering the new Blu-Ray of White Christmas.
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The World of Danny Kaye Gets a Little Smaller
The late Eli Wallach joined Danny Kaye in the TV drama Skokie . Every year, the direct connections to Danny Kaye become fewer and fewer, as we lose another batch of wonderfully talented folks who worked with him. Here are 10 who passed away over the last 12...
The late Eli Wallach joined Danny Kaye in the TV drama Skokie. Every year, the direct connections to Danny Kaye become fewer and fewer, as we lose another batch of wonderfully talented folks who worked with him. Here are 10 w...
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Magazine editor and author of five books, including Mouse Tales, Realityland, and the new Danny Kaye: King of Jesters.
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