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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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Danny Kaye’s First Talk Show Appearance
What may have been Danny Kaye's first talk show appearance ever was just released this week on DVD. First, a little background:  Early on, Danny was wary of television. Initially, he thought himself above the fledgling medium. He also saw that TV chewed up ...
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New DVD Does Contain Kaye's Best
Does the new Best of The Danny Kaye Show DVD really contain the series' best episodes? After a two-year wait, a second collection of episodes of The Danny Kaye Show are finallly about to be released on DVD. Come Oct. 7, The Best of The Danny Kaye Show will ...
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See The Court Jester on the Big Screen Aug. 2 in Ventura County
Watch Danny Kaye in The Court Jester and hear from author David Koenig all about the "King of Jesters" Aug. 2 in Moorpark, Ca. This weekend you’ll have a rare opportunity to enjoy Danny Kaye’s classic The Court Jester the way it was intended: in an old-time...
Watch Danny Kaye in The Court Jester and hear from author David Koenig all about the "King of Jesters" Aug. 2 in Moorpark, Ca. This weekend you’ll have a rare opportunity to enjoy Danny Kaye’s classic The Court Jester the way...
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Johnny Mann Started, But Didn't Finish, "The Danny Kaye Show"
The Johnny Mann Singers left The Danny Kaye Show weeks before they would have recorded this promotional album. Composer Johnny Mann, who passed away last night at the age of 85, worked with Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole, and even voice Theodore ...
The Johnny Mann Singers left The Danny Kaye Show weeks before they would have recorded this promotional album. Composer Johnny Mann, who passed away last night at the age of 85, worked with Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Nat Kin...
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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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Wish List: The Next "Best of Danny Kaye Show" DVD
Any future Best of the Danny Kaye Show release would be wise to include a Louis Armstrong episode. We're still a few weeks away from the release of The Best of The Danny Kaye Show DVD, featuring six terrific shows. But that's still not too early to begin pl...
Any future Best of the Danny Kaye Show release would be wise to include a Louis Armstrong episode. We're still a few weeks away from the release of The Best of The Danny Kaye Show DVD, featuring six terrific shows. But that's...
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How Many Danny Kaye Show Episodes Are There?
1945 signage promotes CBS Radio's new Danny Kaye Show, featuring Danny and singer Kitty Kallen, who often accompanied the house band, Harry James' Orchestra. Image courtesy Cary Ginell. The first Danny Kaye Show (the one on radio in the 1940s, not the TV se...
1945 signage promotes CBS Radio's new Danny Kaye Show, featuring Danny and singer Kitty Kallen, who often accompanied the house band, Harry James' Orchestra. Image courtesy Cary Ginell. The first Danny Kaye Show (the one on r...
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The Best $25 Danny Kaye Ever Spent
The highlight of Danny Kaye's breakthrough run at New York's La Martinque nightclub was "Stanislavsky," a new song Sylvia Fine had written—with a little uncredited help. Writer Sam Locke knew Danny Kaye before he was Danny Kaye. He met then-unknown Kaye in ...
The highlight of Danny Kaye's breakthrough run at New York's La Martinque nightclub was "Stanislavsky," a new song Sylvia Fine had written—with a little uncredited help. Writer Sam Locke knew Danny Kaye before he was Danny Ka...
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The Top 12 Roles Danny Kaye Turned Down
Danny Kaye's hit recordings of Gilbert & Sullivan songs earned him an offer to appear with the world-renowned  D'Oyly Carte company Walter Mitty, Hans Christian Andersen, the Court Jester—Danny Kaye played several iconic roles over the years. But there were...
Danny Kaye's hit recordings of Gilbert & Sullivan songs earned him an offer to appear with the world-renowned  D'Oyly Carte company Walter Mitty, Hans Christian Andersen, the Court Jester—Danny Kaye played several iconic role...
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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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