Danny Kaye

Skokie, starring Danny Kaye, Brian Dennehy, Eli Wallach

Skokie – a Danny Kaye movie made for TV

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 great actors, including‚ Danny Kaye, Eli Wallach, Brian […]

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The Five Pennies, starring Danny Kaye

The Five Pennies

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 movie gets off to a kicky start […]

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On the Riviera, starring Danny Kaye, Gene Tierney, Corinne Calvet

On the Riviera

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 Bergƒere‚ 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 of mistaken identity, Kaye makes it his […]

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Hans Christian Andersen, starring Danny Kaye

Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen‚ (1952) starring‚ Danny Kaye Synopsis of‚ Hans Christian Andersen  A fantasy fairy tale about the life of Hans Christian Andersen weaving some of his most famous tales into the story, starring Danny Kaye as the great story teller.‚  It includes some truly great musical moments, such as‚ Inchworm,‚ The Ugly Duckling,‚ The Emperor’s New Clothes, etc. Review of‚ Hans […]

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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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