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Release Date:
25 September 1963 (USA) See more »
Hail the new season with this hour of sheer joy as Danny sings, dances and clowns with friends and guest stars. (season 2)
Primary focus on the multi-talented Kaye - singing and dancing his way through comedy skits and monologues - assisted by semi-regular guests, singers, dancers and orchestra.
Won Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 7 nominations See more »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 3 of 62)

Danny Kaye ... Himself - Host / ... (121 episodes, 1963-1967)

Harvey Korman ... Himself / ... (82 episodes, 1963-1967)

Joyce Van Patten ... Herself / ... (53 episodes, 1964-1967)

Series Directed by
Robert Scheerer (6 episodes, 1963-1964)
Bill Foster (4 episodes, 1965-1967)
Series Writing credits
Paul Mazursky (7 episodes, 1963-1967)
Larry Tucker (5 episodes, 1963-1967)
Ernest Chambers (4 episodes, 1963-1966)
Sheldon Keller (4 episodes, 1963-1964)
Herbert Baker (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Saul Ilson (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Mel Tolkin (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Norman Barasch (3 episodes, 1965-1967)
Billy Barnes (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Ron Clark (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Pat McCormick (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Carroll Moore (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Bernard Rothman (2 episodes, 1966-1967)

Larry Gelbart (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Perry Lafferty .... producer (4 episodes, 1963-1964)
Robert Tamplin .... associate producer (4 episodes, 1963-1964)
Robert Scheerer .... producer (3 episodes, 1965-1967)
Herbert Bonis .... executive producer (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
William Larsen .... associate producer (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Series Original Music by
Billy Barnes (1 episode, 1966)

Nat Farber (unknown episodes)
Sheldon Keller (unknown episodes)
Series Casting by
Marilyn Howard (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Series Art Direction by
Edward Stephenson (4 episodes, 1963-1964)
Eugene McAvoy (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Series Set Decoration by
Arthur Jeph Parker (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Earl Carlson (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Series Costume Design by
Bob Carlton (4 episodes, 1963-1967)
Series Makeup Department
Marvin G. Westmore .... makeup artist (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Alma Johnson .... hair stylist (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Ben Nye Jr. .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1966-1967)

Donna Barrett Gilbert .... hair stylist (unknown episodes)
Series Production Management
Herbert Bonis .... production supervisor (4 episodes, 1963-1964)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
George Turpin .... associate director (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Dave Powers .... associate director (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Series Art Department
Perry Gray .... assistant art director (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Series Sound Department
Larry Eaton .... audio (4 episodes, 1963-1967)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Tom Schamp .... lighting director (5 episodes, 1963-1967)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Bob Carlton .... costumes (1 episode, 1964)
Series Music Department
George 'Red' Callender .... musician: double bass (120 episodes, 1963-1967)
Buddy Collette .... musician: woodwind (120 episodes, 1963-1967)
Paul Weston .... musical director / arranger / ... (11 episodes, 1963-1967)
Nat Farber .... musical associate / music coordinator (6 episodes, 1963-1967)
Earl Brown .... additional vocal material / choral direction / ... (4 episodes, 1963-1967)
Sidney Kaye .... drummer (4 episodes, 1963-1967)
Sam Prager .... pianist (4 episodes, 1963-1967)
Henry Beau .... arranger / music arranger (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Johnny Mann .... arranger (1 episode, 1963)

Danny Kaye .... composer: theme "Rendezvous in May" (unknown episodes)
Series Other crew
Tony Charmoli .... choreographer (8 episodes, 1963-1967)
Dick Beard .... assistant choreographer / assistant: Mr. Charmoli (4 episodes, 1963-1967)
Dick Hall .... technical director (4 episodes, 1963-1967)
William Larsen .... assistant to choreographer / assistant to the producer (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Roger Beatty .... stage manager (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Bob LaHendro .... stage manager (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Margaret Scott .... assistant to producer (2 episodes, 1966-1967)

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60 min
Black and White (1963-1965) | Color (1965-1967)
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About four months after this show premiered, 'Danny Kaye (I)' hosted the 1964 telecast of "The Wizard of Oz". His hosting segments for the film were repeated annually until the film went to NBC in 1968.See more »
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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Where do I get a DVD "The Danny Kaye TV Show"?, 16 July 2005
Author: sszehr from United States

I grew up on Danny Kaye movies & the show. I would love a DVD of the TV show. Is there any out there to purchase? Do you remember Fat Daddy ? ....what a hoot!!!

Just before he died I ran into him at a big hotel on Miami Beach. It was amazing I even recognized him, he had a golf hat on. So here I am this 20yr old woman back then acting like a nervous kid. I said, "Mr Kaye"? He said, "Yes" Then I rambled on about how much I enjoyed his movies . He shook my hand, said in a deep voice"What's your name young lady?" I told him , and floated back to my car. How silly someone can have that effect on you.. If it were the President I wouldn't have acted like that. Just show's how things from your childhood impact you.

Anyway does someone know also what were the BEST DANNY KAYE -MOVIES to buy? I only remember "The Inspector General".

Bye, SZ

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