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Writer:
Larry Gelbart (season 1)
Contact:
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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Release Date:
25 September 1963 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
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.
Awards:
Won Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 7 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Danny Kaye Was Never Better Than On This Show See more (4 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 3 of 59)

Danny Kaye ... Himself - Host / ... (120 episodes, 1963-1967)

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

Joyce Van Patten ... Herself / ... (53 episodes, 1964-1967)
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Series Directed by
Robert Scheerer (4 episodes, 1963-1964)
Bill Foster (2 episodes, 1965-1966)
 
Series Writing credits
Paul Mazursky (3 episodes, 1963-1966)
Ernest Chambers (2 episodes, 1963-1966)
Larry Tucker (2 episodes, 1963-1966)
Sheldon Keller (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Norman Barasch (2 episodes, 1965-1966)

Larry Gelbart (unknown episodes)

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

Nat Farber (unknown episodes)
Sheldon Keller (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting by
Marilyn Howard (1 episode, 1966)
 
Series Art Direction by
Edward Stephenson (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
 
Series Set Decoration by
John Lamphear (1 episode, 1963)
Arthur Jeph Parker (1 episode, 1964)
Earl Carlson (1 episode, 1966)
 
Series Costume Design by
Robert Carlton (2 episodes, 1963-1966)
 
Series Makeup Department
Marvin G. Westmore .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1963-1964)

Donna Barrett Gilbert .... hair stylist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Herbert Bonis .... production supervisor (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
George Turpin .... associate director (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
 
Series Art Department
Perry Gray .... assistant art director (1 episode, 1966)
 
Series Sound Department
Larry Eaton .... audio (3 episodes, 1963-1966)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Tom Schamp .... lighting director (3 episodes, 1963-1966)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Robert Carlton .... costumes (1 episode, 1964)
 
Series Music Department
Paul Weston .... musical director / music arranger (9 episodes, 1963-1966)
Nat Farber .... musical associate / music coordinator (4 episodes, 1963-1966)
Earl Brown .... additional vocal material / choral direction / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1966)
Sidney Kaye .... drummer (2 episodes, 1963-1966)
Sam Prager .... pianist (2 episodes, 1963-1966)

Danny Kaye .... composer: theme "Rendezvous in May" (unknown episodes)
Johnny Mann .... vocal director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Tony Charmoli .... choreographer (6 episodes, 1963-1966)
Dick Beard .... assistant choreographer / assistant: Mr. Charmoli (2 episodes, 1963-1966)
Dick Hall .... technical director (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
William Larsen .... assistant to choreographer / assistant to the producer (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
 

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Runtime:
60 min
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Color:
Black and White (1963-1965) | Color (1965-1967)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
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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5 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Danny Kaye Was Never Better Than On This Show, 18 April 2005
Author: Bob from United States

I remember one skit that Kaye did on this show -- he played a long-haired classical piano maestro -- in full tux and tails -- sitting down majestically on his piano stool before a full orchestra --- majestically striking the keys of the grand piano in the intro of what we -- the presumed audience -- thought would be "Thaikovsky's Piano Concerto #1", but which ended up, instead, to be "In The Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia". The studio audience roared. So did I. Long hair flailing about as he pounded on the keys. The orchestral musical accompaniment was worthy of any classical music concert hall or orchestra you have ever heard on NPR. This skit was a true "classic". No one does this kind of stuff any more. What a shame.

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