American Masters: Season 11, Episode 2

Danny Kaye: A Legacy of Laughter (10 Dec. 1996)

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Born in Brooklyn, the son of Russian Jewish immigrants, Danny Kaye went from a borscht belt comedian to one of the best known film and stage stars in the world. This tribute follows his ... See full summary »

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Born in Brooklyn, the son of Russian Jewish immigrants, Danny Kaye went from a borscht belt comedian to one of the best known film and stage stars in the world. This tribute follows his career from the early years through film and stage success in the United States and London. Finally, his own television show, and recognition for a lifetime of excellence. Written by Bruce Cameron <dumarest@midcoast.com>

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Good Doc on Danny
3 January 2001 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This was a wonderful documentary on that legendary talent Danny Kaye! He was such a talent and through interviews with Carl Reiner, Harry Belafonte, and his daughter Dena Kaye we get to explore it in this one hour biography. I taped this off my PBS station and had only watched Secret Life of Walter Mitty but this documentary made me want to check out some of other Danny Kaye movies.


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