True story of bandleader Red Nichols, who endangereed his career by caring for his ill daughter. Weld's screen debut!
A hypochondriac soldier's girlfriend stows away on his ship, bound for the Pacific during World War II. Kaye's screen debut!
Opening from producer Samuel Goldwyn's liberal Hollywood re-working of the beloved James Thurber story, Danny Kaye the lead, Fay Bainter his mother, Virginia Mayo the quickly-introduced fantasy girl, from The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty, 1947.
The original tale by the titular hero is in fact the 'Emperor's' new clothes, but the tune by Frank Loesser is about a king, delivered by the famous 19th century Danish author as played by Danny Kaye, early in Samuel Goldwyn's Hans Christian Andersen, 1952.
Unknown to the night club audience, it's really nerdy Edwin (Danny Kaye), possessed by the spirit of his murdered-showman brother, doing an allergic Russian baritone gag, all for a number by the star's wife Sylvia Fine, in Wonder Man, 1946.
Just introduced as nerd Edwin, in the first of many films in which he played double roles, Danny Kaye hearing weird echoes of his just-murdered showman twin brother, with friendly librarian Ellen (Virginia Mayo) and needy socialite Mrs. Hume (Natalie Schafer), in Wonder Man, 1945.
The Inspector General movie trailer - starring Gene Lockhart, Elsa Lanchester, Walter Slezak, Danny Kaye, Barbara Bates. Directed by Henry Koster. Genre: Comedy
Rating: Not Rated
Joining the first composition by the star's wife Sylvia Fine, from the second Danny Kaye feature, he's night club performer 'Buzzy,' with Vera-Ellen his partner and love interest, from Samuel Goldwyn's Wonder Man, 1946, also starring Virginia Mayo.
His boss, publisher Pierce (Thurston Hall) again stealing one of his ideas in a meeting, Danny Kaye (title character) proceeds to one of the more famous daydreams, this one from the original James Thurber story, Virginia Mayo the swooning nurse, in The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty, 1947.
A nightclub entertainer (Danny Kaye) temporarily replaces a tycoon he's famous for impersonating in On The Riviera (1951).
When nobody at Warner Bros. will work with him, movie star Jack Carson decides to turn an unknown into his co-star in It's a Great Feeling (1949).
Both unaware that he's been hypnotized to behave like a romancing swashbuckler, palace infiltrator Hawkins (Danny Kaye) swoops in on the welcoming princess Gwendolyn (Angela Lansbury), who unknowingly breaks the spell, in The Court Jester, 1956.
In a motion picture designed to save the world from sanity, the legendary four-time Academy Award-winner Katharine Hepburn ("Love Affair," "On Golden Pond," "The Philadelphia Story") stars as an aged eccentric countess who enlists the aid of three cronies in perpetrating a zany plot to defeat the dehumanizing establishment and rid the world of evil. Co-starring Richard Chamberlain ("The Thorn Birds," "Shogun") and Yul Brynner ("The King and I").
Life is a Sunday in the park for Aurelia, a dotty Parisian countess. But sooner or later, Aurelia had to find out about the so-called sane world. Join her in a whimsical look at a topsy-turvy world...and at a handful of kooks crazy enough to care.
A "countess" is warned of a plot by a group of villains to seize the oil reserves bubbling under the water supply of Paris. Locking the villains in her cellar, the countess holds a trial to judge the villains' crimes against the people of Paris.
Danny Kaye stars as a timid clerk at Diner's Club who accidently approves an application from a gangster, played to the hilt by Telly Savalas. This slapstick farce, written by William Peter Blatty (The Exorcist) co-stars Everett Sloane, Martha Hyer, George Kennedy and in an early role, Harry Dean Stanton.
A musical comedy starring Danny Kaye as Ernie Williams, a G.I. with weak eyes, a weak stomach and weak nerves but an uncanny resemblance to British Colonel MacKenzie. Williams is asked to impersonate the Colonel, allowing him to make a secret trip East – but what Williams is not told is that the Colonel has recently been a target of Nazi assassins.
A musical comedy with Danny Kaye in a dual role; A G.I. with weak eyes, weak stomach, and weak nerves and a hard-bitten British General whom the Nazis want to assassinate.
Find out why the Broadway musical has proven to be a fertile territory for Jewish artists.
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