Biography of Danny Kaye

Danny Kaye as Anatole of Paris
Biography of Danny Kaye (1913-1987), famous movie clown Danny Kaye (born David Daniel Kaminsky; January 18, 1913 – March 3, 1987) was a celebrated American actor, singer, dancer, and comedian. His best-known performances featured physical comedy, idiosyncratic pantomimes, and rapid-fire nonsense songs. Danny Kaye starred in 17 movies, notably The...
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Daddy-O

Song lyrics to Daddy-O, I'm gonna teach you some blues as performed in A Song is Born
Song lyrics to Daddy-O, I’m gonna teach you some blues as performed in A Song is Born Daddy-O, I’m gonna teach you some blues From now on, that’s all you’ll be able to use Do you hear me, Daddy-O I’m gonna teach you some blues
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Skokie – a Danny Kaye movie made for TV

Skokie, starring Danny Kaye, Brian Dennehy, Eli Wallach
Skokie‚ (1981) starring‚ Danny Kaye, Brian Dennehy, Eli Wallach  Skokie‚ is many things.‚  It‚ is‚ Danny Kaye‘s final film.‚  It is Danny Kaye’s only strictly dramatic role.‚  It is a balanced view at two sides of an issue.‚  It looks at the‚ survivors of the Nazi holocaust.‚  It provides wonderful acting by some truly...
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Pinocchio, starring Danny Kaye and Sandy Duncan

Pinocchio, starring Danny Kaye and Sandy Duncan
A feature-length musical motion picture of the classic tale about the puppet who becomes a real boy. Danny Kaye plays “Gepetto,” the wood carver; and Sandy Duncan plays “Pinocchio,” the irrepressible puppet. Editorial review of Pinocchio, starring Danny Kaye and Sandy Duncan, courtesy of‚ Amazon.com ‚  This musical adaptation...
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The Five Pennies

The Five Pennies, starring Danny Kaye
Editorial review of The Five Pennies (1959) starring Danny Kaye, Barbara Bel Geddes, Louis Armstrong, courtesy of‚ Amazon.com Danny Kaye‚ shows off his keen musical sense in the lead role of‚ The Five Pennies, the life story of cornet master Red Nichols–or at least the Hollywood version of Nichols’ life. The...
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On the Riviera

On the Riviera, starring Danny Kaye, Gene Tierney, Corinne Calvet
Editorial Review of‚ On the Riviera‚ (1951) starring Danny Kaye, Gene Tierney, Corinne Calvet, courtesy of‚ Amazon.com Just as‚ Love Affair‚ inspired‚ An Affair to Remember‚ and Sleepless in Seattle,‚ Folies Bergƒ¨re‚ inspired‚ That Night in Rio‚ and‚ On the Riviera. In Walter Lang’s Technicolor version,‚ Danny Kaye‚ takes on a dual role previously assumed by Maurice Chevalier and Don Ameche.‚ A master...
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Wonder Man

Wonder Man, starring Danny Kaye
‚ Wonder Man (1945) starring Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Vera-Ellen Danny Kaye‘œs‚ Wonder Man‚ serves as a vehicle for Danny Kaye to show off his versatility in singing, dancing, and comedy.‚  Danny Kaye plays twin roles – €literally – €as Edwin Dingle, an academic bookworm, and as his twin brother, Buzzie...
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Danny Kaye: King of Jesters

Danny Kaye - King of Jesters
Danny Kaye: King of Jesters by David Koenig You remember the red-haired zany from the holiday favorite White Christmas … the lovable storyteller Hans Christian Andersen … the daydreamer Walter Mitty … the tongue-tied Court Jester … Now step behind the camera during the making of these classic...
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Anatole of Paris – song lyrics

Danny Kaye as Anatole of Paris
Song lyrics to‚ Anatole of Paris, written by Sylvia Fine, sung by Danny Kaye in‚ The Secret Life of Walter Mitty It all began when I was born a month too soon My ma was frightened by a runaway saloon Pa was forced to be a hobo Because he played...
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The Pipes of Pan – song lyrics

Song lyrics to The Pipes of Pan‚ (1958) – lyrics by Johnny Mercer, music by Saul Chaplin, performed by Danny Kaye and chorus of schoolchildren in the movie Merry Andrew No, no, no, no no! I mean the astral alien, The creature bacchanalian No good Episcopalian believes in. It’s...
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