Collection The Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine Collection

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  • Danny Kaye - Rome

    videorecording | 16mm color film | Danny Kaye and others appear to be wandering through Rome in this silent footage. (Material viewed). (General). MAVIS record number: 1843850-1-126253-2 (General). From: Home Movies (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Assignment Children, Part 2

    videorecording | 16mm color film | From original 1955: "Comedian Danny Kaye describes the work of the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund. Shows children of India, Japan, Korea, Burma, and Thailand receiving food, vaccinations, and medical treatment from UNICEF"--Summary from title card. (General). Part 2 of the 1973 revised and extended version. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • [ Excerpt from "On the Double," 1961]

    videorecording | Danny Kaye sings the Sylvia Fine song "Darlin' Meggie." (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • [ Excerpt from "Musical Comedy Tonight II," February 11, 1981]

    videorecording | Segment 1: Sylvia Fine explains the history behind the 1941 musical "Lady in the Dark" by Moss Hart, Ira Gershwin, and Kurt Weill. (General). Segment 2: Danny Kaye, Lynn Redgrave, and other cast members reenact the circus scene from the original production of "Lady in the Dark." (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • [ Clip of "The Gypsy Drinking Song" from the film "The Inspector General"]

    videorecording | Clip features Danny Kaye performing the Sylvia Fine song "The Gypsy Drinking Song." (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • [ Excerpt from "The Danny Kaye Show," November 20, 1963]

    videorecording | The closing monologue by Danny Kaye to the audience. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • [ Clip of "Yakov's Elixir" from the film "The Inspector General"]

    videorecording | Clip features Danny Kaye performing the Sylvia Fine song "Yakov's Elixir." (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Danny Kaye - Japan, England, India

    videorecording | 16mm color film | This reel shows Danny Kaye entertaining soldiers on an open air stage. Next he is shown performing at the London Palladium. The last section shows architecture in India. (Print viewed). (General). MAVIS record number: 184346-1-128035-1 (General). From: Home Movies (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • [ Excerpt from "Musical Comedy Tonight II," February 11, 1981]

    videorecording | Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine tell stories of the original 1941 production of "Lady in the Dark." (General). Danny Kaye sings "Tchaikovsky and other Russians" from "Lady in the Dark" accaompanied by Sylvia Fine at the piano. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • [ Excerpt from "Musical Comedy Tonight," October 1, 1979]

    videorecording | Sylvia Fine explains the history of the musical "Good News." She also plays and sings the opening number at the piano. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Danny Kaye - Africa and Asia

    videorecording | 16mm color film | This footage shows people, wildlife, and architecture from various locales in Africa and Asia. The first portion of the film appears to be shot at a Kikuyu guard post in Kenya. (See MAVIS no. 126855). Some later sections appear to be related to Danny Kaye's UNICEF work. (Print viewed). (General). MAVIS record number: 1843843-1-1287952-4 (General). From: Home Movies ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • [ Excerpt from "The Danny Kaye Show," March 17, 1965]

    videorecording | Danny Kaye's closing monologue and song - "Cockles and Mussels." (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • [ Excerpt from "Musical Comedy Tonight III," November 22, 1985]

    videorecording | Sylvia Fine discusses how the operetta began in Europe and how it ties into the musical comedy. Perfnce: "Here's a Howdy from The Mikado Performers: Christine Andreas, Clive Revill, Peter Noone (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • [ Excerpt from "The Danny Kaye Show," September 23, 1964]

    videorecording | Danny Kaye, Gwen Verdon, and Harvey Korman start in a skit titled "Gerome the Bachelor," a skit that was part of the regular Danny Kaye Show repertoire. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • [ Excerpt from "Here Comes Peter Cottontail," 1971]

    videorecording | Seymour S. Sassafras and Antoine (both played by Danny Kaye) help Peter Cottontail (played byCasey Kasem) with their 'yester-morrow-bile.' (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • U.N. Story "Ambassador-At-Large" Starring Danny Kaye

    sound recording | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • [ Excerpt from An Hour with Danny Kaye, October 30, 1960]

    videorecording | The clip begins with Danny Kaye dancing while climbing stair to music. (General). The second part of the clip includes Danny Kaye performing the Sylvia Fine song "T.V.," which is an adaptation of "The Twelve Days of Chirstmas." The piece includes cut away skits of fake commercials and television programs, all starring Kaye. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Danny Kaye - Korea

    videorecording | 16mm color | The beginning of this reel shows ocean, beach, and mountain terrain. Danny Kaye gets off an airplane. There are various shots of Kaye performing on outdoor stages for soldiers. (Only beginning of print viewed). (General). MAVIS record number: 184346-1-128045-2 (General). From: Home Movies (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • [ Excerpt from "The Danny Kaye Show," March 17, 1965]

    videorecording | Danny Kaye and Imogene Coco star in a sketch about an overprotective wife that tries to cure a husband with a cold. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Cupid Takes a Holiday

    videorecording | 35mm black and white film | 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Danny Kaye - Israel

    videorecording | 16mm color film | Danny Kaye visits desert sites in Israel. (Print viewed). (General). MAVIS record number: 1843850-1-128034-1 (General). From: Home Movies (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Danny Kaye - golfing

    videorecording | 16mm color film | This home movie shows Danny Kaye teeing off and taking instruction from another golfer. There are also shots of Bob Hope golfing. (Print viewed). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • [ Excerpt from "Here Comes Peter Cottontail," 1971]

    videorecording | Danny Kaye as Seymour Sassafras introduces the story in the opening scene. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Five Pennies Premiere, London

    videorecording | 16mm color film | MAVIS number: 1843843-1-127548-3 (General). 1959 (General). From: Home Movies (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video