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secret life of Danny Kaye

Michael Freedland

secret life of Danny Kaye

by Michael Freedland

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Published by W.H. Allen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kaye, Danny, -- 1913-1987.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Freedland.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination261p.,(16)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22429104M
    ISBN 100491039808, 0863791514

    The Secret Life of Danny Kaye won a Peabody Award and focused largely on his role for UNICEF. "Children are the world's most valuable natural resource," Kaye said. "All you have to do is hold out a hand and embrace a child and you will have a lifelong ally.". If there's one movie Danny Kaye fans fondly remember, it's The Secret Life of Walter versatile comedian--also an unsurpassed song-and-dance man--plays a henpecked, thriller-genre book writer suddenly enmeshed in a real adventure involving the /5().

      On Ma the BBC's Radio 2 aired a new documentary on Danny Kaye narrated by Elliott Gould. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is directed by Norman Z. McLeod and adapted loosely to screenplay by Ken Englund and Everett Freeman from the short story of the same name written by James Thurber. It stars Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Boris Karloff, Fay Bainter, Thurston Hall, Ann Rutherford, Konstantin Shayne and Gordon Jones.

    "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" () is a short story by James Thurber. The most famous of Thurber's stories, it first appeared in The New Yorker on Ma , and was first collected in his book My World and Welcome to It (Harcourt, Brace and Company, ). It has since been reprinted in James Thurber: Writings and Drawings (The Library of America, , ISBN ), is. ' The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,' in Which Danny Kaye Gives Vent to Variety of Talents, Has Premiere at the Astor.


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English/5. : The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (): Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Boris Karloff, Norman Z. McLeod: Movies & TV/5(). An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a secret life of Danny Kaye book strip.

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Martin's PressPages: Not all that secret, and most of Kaye's sins are on the side of the angels anyway. But a cheery, pleasant, eventually sad bio that sees no way back for Kaye—now 73—as a manic entertainer. David Daniel Kaminsky was a Jewish kid from Brooklyn who had a driving need to entertain.

As a teen-ager he broke into the Catskills' Borsht Belt circuit as a comedian and fairly quickly was supporting. Packed with never-before-published anecdotes and photos, Danny Kaye: King of Jesters takes the first-ever behind-the-scenes look at the creation of his film, TV, radio and stage work, and at the secret life of the incredible performer behind s:   An interesting book by Martin Gottfried called Nobody’s Fool chronicled Kaye’s life in A review of the book from Entertainment Weekly is below.

Entertainment Weekly DECEM Nobody’s Fool: The Lives of Danny Kaye. The only thing missing from Martin Gottfried’s sturdy biography of Danny Kaye is its subject.

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On the Double: The Hidden (Queer and Jewish) Career of Danny Kaye. By Jasmina Sinanovic. Posted on. March 1, September 8, Michael Bronski was awarded the Martin Duberman Fellowship to assist with his latest project. This work explores shifts in conceptualizing outsider status and citizenship that occurred during the s as the restrictions of overt (although not.

Though the historical parts of Kaye’s life were well researched, and properly documented, the author went out of his way to color Danny Kaye as a narcissistic egomaniac who did nothing but stomp on people in order to climb to the top, and not only was that a massive turn off, it was also untrue and unnecessary.

Kurt Singer's biography of Danny Kaye is thebook to read. Published init is a rare book to find, but if you are a serious fan and desperate for a warm, respectful, truthful-yet-admiring biography of this wonderful entertainer, I strongly encourage you to seek out a copy.

Danny Kaye shines in this film as he always does with clever voices, faces, and general quirky-ness. He's a joy to watch. It is the first film made about the book "The secret life of Walter Mitty"; Now we can see the remake. the first film is very funny, much more and complete than the book indeed.

Well played, good actors, humour/5(). The Secret Life of Danny Kaye Documentary - Part 1 - Duration: definitivedkfansiteviews.

Rare Jackie Gleason Interview 's - Duration:   A radio adaptation of the movie, with Danny Kaye and Virginia Mayo reprising their roles, was performed on The Screen Guild Theater.[10][not in citation given].

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm. As a result, Kaye went on to become a huge star for Goldwyn in the years immediately following WWII and one of his most highly successful films was The Secret Life of Walter Mitty ().

Yet, despite its box-office success, it never really satisfied its original author. Poor henpecked Danny Kaye as Mitty works as a proofreader for publisher Thurston Hall who specializes in putting out pulp fiction works of adventure and romance.

He's put upon by everyone, from his mother Fay Bainter to his girlfriend Ann Rutherford, her mother Florence Bates, his best 'friend' Gordon Jones and not the least by his boss Hall.

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New Book Goes Behind the Scenes with Danny Kaye, the Movies' Court Jester. Hollywood, CA, Octo In The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Danny Kaye ‚ is a natural to play the part of Walter Mitty.

He’s a henpecked man who takes refuge from his boring life by engaging in a series of fantasies. These include a brave sea captain, fashion designer, surgeon, cowboy, etc.

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