White Christmas, starring Danny Kaye, Bing Crosby, Vera Ellen, Rosemary Clooney

White Christmas

Editorial review of White Christmas (1954) starring Danny Kaye, Bing Crosby, courtesy of‚ Amazon.com  This semi-remake of‚ Holiday Inn‚ (the first movie in which Irving Berlin’s perennial, Oscar-winning holiday anthem was featured) doesn’t have much of a story, but what it does have is choice:‚ Bing Crosby,‚ Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, an‚ all-Irving Berlin song score, classy direction by Hollywood vet […]

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A Song is Born, starring Danny Kaye and Virginia Mayo

A Song is Born, starring Danny Kaye and Virginia Mayo

Review of A Song is Born, starring Danny Kaye and Virginia Mayo A Song is Born‚ is a very unusual‚ Danny Kaye‚ film, in that it’s less of a comedy and more of a musical romance.‚  In no small way, it’s an opportunity for a variety of the leading musicians of the time to perform, including Tommy Dorsey, […]

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Danny Kaye as Anatole of Paris

Biography of Danny Kaye

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 Kid from Brooklyn(1946), The Secret Life of Walter […]

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Me and the Colonel, starring Danny Kaye

Me and the Colonel

Me and the Colonel (1958) starring Danny Kaye, Curt Jurgens, Nicole Maurey Me and the Colonel‚ is a‚ very different‚ Danny Kaye‚ comedy.‚  It’s very funny, very entertaining, and highly recommended – but it’s also not what you normally expect from a Danny Kaye movie.‚  There’s no singing or dancing, and the setting is much more serious – €the […]

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Danny Kaye singing I'm Hans Christian Andersen

Anywhere I Wander

Song lyrics to‚ Anywhere I Wander, sung by‚ Danny Kaye‚ in‚ Hans Christian Andersen‚ (1952) music and lyrics by Frank Loesser Anywhere I wander, anywhere I roam Till I’m in the arms of my darling again My heart will find no home

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Danny Kaye singing Thumbelina in Hans Christian Andersen

Thumbelina – song lyrics

Song lyrics to Thumbelina, sung by Danny Kaye in the movie Hans Christian Andersen (1952) music and lyrics by Frank Loesser Though you’re no bigger than my thumb, than my thumb, than my thumb, Sweet Thumbelina don’t be glum, la la la, uh uh uh, come come come, Thumbalina, Thumbalina tiny little thing Thumbalina dance, Thumbalina sing Thumbalina what’s the […]

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Wonderful Copenhagen, sung by Danny Kaye in Hans Christian Andersen

Wonderful Copenhagen song lyrics

Song lyrics to‚ Wonderful Copenhagen‚ from‚ Hans Christian Andersen‚ (1952) sung by‚ Danny Kaye music and lyrics by Frank Loesser Wonderful, wonderful Copenhagen Friendly old girl of a town ‘œNeath her tavern light On this merry night Let us clink and drink one down To wonderful, wonderful Copenhagen Salty old queen of the sea Once I sailed away But I’m […]

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Danny Kaye singing I'm Hans Christian Andersen

I’m Hans Christian Andersen

Song lyrics to‚ I’m Hans Christian Andersen‚ from the movie‚ Hans Christian Andersen‚ starring‚ Danny Kaye music and lyrics by Frank Loesser I’m Hans Christian Andersen, I’ve many a tale to tell And though I’m a cobbler, I’d say I tell them rather well I’ll mend your shoes and I’ll fix your boot when I have a moment free when […]

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Danny Kaye sings Inchworm in Hans Christian Andersen

Inchworm

Song lyrics to‚ Inchworm, sung by‚ Danny Kaye‚ in‚ Hans Christian Andersen‚ (1952) music and lyrics by Frank Loesser Inch worm, inch worm Measuring the marigolds Could it be, stop and see How beautiful they are

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Danny Kaye as Hans Christian Andersen performs The Emperor's New Clothes for the children

The King’s New Clothes

Song lyrics to‚ The King’s New Clothes, sung by‚ Danny Kaye‚ in‚ Hans Christian Andersen‚ (1952) This is the story of the King’s new clothes. Now there was once a king who was absolutely insane about new clothes and one day, two swindlers came to sell him what they said was a magic suit of clothes. Now, they held up […]

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