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Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine collection

Danny Kaye

Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine collection

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Photographs,
  • Entertainers,
  • Motion picture music,
  • Television music,
  • Women librettists,
  • John Gary show,
  • Comedians,
  • Librettos,
  • Music,
  • Archives,
  • Women composers,
  • Musical films,
  • Correspondence,
  • Popular music,
  • Musical comedy tonight,
  • Danny Kaye show (Television program),
  • Musicals,
  • Scores,
  • Excerpts,
  • Musical comedy tonight II,
  • Manuscripts,
  • Musical comedy tonight III

  • About the Edition

    The collection documents Kaye and Fine"s life and work. It contains music, including printed parts, scores, orchestral arrangements, and sheet music for selections used by Kaye in his television series, performance tours, movies, stage productions, and television specials. It also includes compositions by Fine in the form of manuscripts, printed music, and lyric sheets; and music materials from the John Gary show (a summer replacement series for Kaye"s show). There are scripts from the Danny Kaye show (both radio and television versions), the John Gary show, television specials, and many of Kaye"s films. The collection includes personal and business correspondence to and from Kaye and Fine, and business and financial papers pertaining to television programs, tours, radio, recordings and special appearances. There is a significant amount of material relating to the Musical Comedy Tonight series of three television programs on musical theater that Fine produced and hosted in 1979, 1981, and 1985. This material includes music scores, scripts, librettos, books, photographs and slides, programs and press material, business papers, posters, production materials and set designs, research materials, and scrapbooks. In addition, the collection contains awards; realia; photographs; framed items, including caricatures, awards, and magazine covers; autographed books and magazines; and portrait paintings of Kaye.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesDanny Kaye show (Radio program), Danny Kaye show (Television program), John Gary show., Musical comedy tonight., Musical comedy tonight II., Musical comedy tonight III.
    ContributionsFine, Sylvia, Fine, Sylvia, Kaye (Danny)/Fine (Sylvia) Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML31 .K397
    The Physical Object
    Paginationaround 96,377 items (1,112 boxes, 435 linear feet).
    Number of Pages1112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25295801M
    LC Control Number2006560770


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The Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine Collection Performing Arts Encyclopedia 2, Music Division 2, InSylvia Fine made an initial donation to the Library of Congress to form the Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine Collection.

In recent years, more items have been received from the Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine Foundation and Dena Kaye to supplement the collection. For this online presentation, only a selection of items has been digitized. Sylvia Fine Kaye Biography. If you're new to the world of Danny Kaye, you'll find that the name Sylvia Fine often comes up.

A Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine collection book and composer, Danny's wife, Sylvia, was responsible for writing much of his material and was also one of the main people responsible.

The careers of Kaye and Fine are immortalized in The Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine Collection at the Library of Congress. The materials preserved in the collection include manuscripts, Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine collection book, scripts, photographs, sound recordings, and video clips. On June 9,Danny Kaye was crowned King of Brooklyn at the Back to Brooklyn Day Festival.

About the Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine collection book at the Library of Congress (Performing Arts Encyclopedia, Library of Congress).

This Web presentation follows the professional lives of the husband-wife artistic duo, Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine. Kaye, a multi-faceted entertainer, worked his way from performing at summer resorts to starring in feature films and conducting major symphony orchestras.

Ironically Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine grew up in the same Brooklyn neighborhood, but didn't realize it until years later. According to Sylvia: “We had gone to the same high school and lived diagonally across the street from each other but never met during those years."November 6,   A well-balanced, well-researched Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine collection book on one of the most versatile and skilled entertainers of the 20th century.

In addition to the outstanding catalog of information on Mr. Kaye's career, Mr. Koenig explores the personal and professional relationships of both Danny Kaye and his wife Sylvia Fine without getting bogged down in rumor and innuendo.4/4(21).

Download Image of At Home with Danny Kaye. Free for commercial use, no attribution required. From magazine: The American Home November, (General) Includes photographs of Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine's home in Beverly Hills, California.

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This was a book I fell in love with as a child of the 60s. Danny Kaye lent his name to this collection, no doubt reflecting his being U.N.I.C.E.F.'s children's ambassador at the time and a tireless campaigner for kids' rights around the globe.5/5(10).

At an evening celebration on Ma the Library launched a website featuring 2, items from its Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine Collection. Speaker Biography: Including: Michael Feinstein. Stories, rare images, and other curiosities beyond the amazing material in the amazing book "Danny Kaye: King of Jesters" Monday, Decem The Best of Danny Kaye.

The Best (and Newest) Danny Kaye Website Ever The Library of Congress' new website offers a delicious sampling of Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine's work. Today, the Library of Congress officially launches its amazing new website for its Danny Kaye and Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine collection book Fine Collection.

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Mrs. Danny Kaye Comes Out from Behind Her Piano to Star on TV as the Versatile Sylvia Fine this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility : Andrea Chambers.

The release also celebrates the 60 th anniversary of Danny Kaye’s appointment as UNICEF’s first Goodwill Ambassador, and The Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine Kaye Foundation and Paramount Pictures are proud to make a combined $, donation to the U.S.

Fund for UNICEF to support UNICEF’s lifesaving work for children around the world. Contemporary commentators often ascribed much of entertainer Danny Kaye’s success to his having a “Fine” head on his shoulders.

Publicly, his wife Sylvia Fine’s coruscating lyrics supported Danny’s zaniness in such films as Up in Arms (), Wonder Man (), The Kid from Brooklyn (), The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (), The Inspector General (), and On the Riviera ().

Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine inholding Fine's George Foster Peabody Award for her PBS special, "Musical Comedy Tonight," which featured performances by and interviews with key Broadway. The Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine Collection in the Library’s music division has someitems.

The Disney Hall exhibit, said curator Daniel Walshaw, has just under Hi Karina. Ever since seeing Danny Kaye star in White Christmas alongside Bing Crosby, I've been a big fan.

As were Bob Hope and Humphrey Bogart, who apparently referred to him as their favorite comedian. His vaudevillian performances based upon his talent for physical comedy, impressions, and songs, particularly in The Court Jester (which is amazing, in my opinion) are incredibly fun to watch. It was at TACT in that Childers played Kaye in Danny and Sylvia: A Musical Love Story, a role for which he won a Helen Hayes award for Outstanding Actor in a Resident Musical.

In between, he played Kaye again in The Kid from Brooklyn: The Danny Kaye Musical, and he also took Danny and Sylvia to New York City for a three-year run Off-Broadway. Kaye's final film part was that of The Ragpicker in The Madwoman of Chaillot (), but he earned great notices for a dramatic role as a Holocaust survivor in the television movie Skokie ().

Earlier he had enjoyed a great success with his own TV series, The Danny Kaye Show, which ran for four years beginning in and brought him an Emmy.

- One of the funniest men, I just love his movies!. See more ideas about Comedians, Movies and Movie stars pins. Kaye, Sylvia Fine (b. 29 August in Brooklyn, New york; 28 October in New York City), lyricist, composer, producer, writer, and teacher best known for writing humorous material performed by her husband, the comedian and actor Danny Kaye was the eldest of three children of Samuel Fine, a dentist, and his wife, Bessie, a homemaker.

They lived in the Flatbush section of. The Library of Congress unveiled its new Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine Collection, where countless documents, including video, audio and photographs from.

American actor, singer, dancer, and comedian Danny Kaye Born David Daniel Kaminsky () Janu Brooklyn, N. - One-of-a-kind. I urge all parents and grandparents to introduce your children to this wonderful human.

See more ideas about Old movies, Classic hollywood and American actors pins. A well balanced, well researched book on one of the most versatile and skilled entertainers of the 20th century In addition to the outstanding catalog of information on Mr Kaye s career, Mr Koenig explores the personal and professional relationships of both Danny Kaye and his wife Sylvia Fine without getting bogged down in rumor and innuendo /5().

The new Off-Broadway run of Danny and Sylvia: The Danny Kaye Musical, a show seen in regional productions and in a Manhattan showcase inbegins May 6 at St. Luke's Theatre. Collection Summary. Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine Collection MLK Kaye, Danny Fine, Sylvia approximat items containers linear feet Collection material chiefly in English; some materials in Hebrew, Danish, and Swedish Music Division Library of Congress Washington, D.C.

Sylvia Fine composes at the piano. Courtesy of the U.S. Library of Congress, Music Division. Editorial Reviews. One of Danny Kaye's most enjoyable vehicles, Knock on Wood would be an even better picture if it were slightly more consistent. As with many comedies of this type, Wood is essentially a premise upon which a number of gags, routines and situations have been hung.

A couple of these don't pay off, which combined with the film's needing about fifteen minutes to find its footing Brand: Olive Films. Mrs. Kaye, the widow of the entertainer Danny kaye, is giving $1 million - one of the largest gifts ever received by the college - to help turn the dingy interior into a small jewel of a theater.

Dena Kaye is the only daughter of legendary entertainer Danny Kaye and composer-songwriter Sylvia Fine Kaye. Danny Kaye was a man of boundless talents.

Editorial Reviews. Although the cynical Nikolai Gogol stage play on which it is based would seem an unlikely vehicle for a musical comedy, The Inspector General is one of Danny Kaye's best and most energetic films. The production is held together by the steady work of veteran director Henry Koster, who was probably happy to be working on a Warner Bros.-sized budget rather than at his usual /5(6).

Among the numerous gems found in The Best of the Danny Kaye Show: Danny conducting the Television City Philharmonic, a spoof of The Twilight Zone with Rod Serling, and performances of Danny Kaye classics Pavlova written by Dannys wife Sylvia Fine and originally seen in the film The Kid From Brooklyn, and Ballin the Jack from On the Riviera/5.

Flawed, but Kaye had a silver tongue Such is the case with Danny Kaye. Born David Daniel Kaminsky in Brooklyn, N.Y., of Ukrainian immigrant parents, Kaye burst into stardom in. The Holly Fine and Danny Kaye Papers document the relationship between Fine and Kaye, as well as the s traveling vaudeville production, The Marcus Show.

The papers have been divided into six series: Correspondence, Vaudeville, Printed Material, Photographs, Scrapbooks, and Drawings and Artwork. Sylvia Fine (Aug - Octo ) was an American lyricist, composer, and producer, and the wife of the comedian Danny Kaye.

She and her future. Radio Historian, Archivist and Freelance Music and Radio Researcher Peter Kanze has made this collection available to REELRADIO via The Media Preservation Foundation ; Life is a great.

Happy times by Sylvia Fine () Danny Kaye: a legacy of laughter Danny Kaye's Around the world story book by Danny Kaye Kaye, Danny, Kominski, Daniel D. Kominski, David Daniel. Danny Kaye starred in 17 movies, notably The Kid from Brooklyn(), The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (), The Inspector General (), Hans Christian Andersen (), and — perhaps his most accomplished performance — The Court Jester ().

His films were extremely popular, especially his bravura performances of patter songs and children’s favorites such as The Inch Worm and The.

Danny Kaye and Sylvia: A Musical Love Story, pdf by Robert McElwaine, includes pdf number of Kaye’s most famous songs – many of them written by Fine – including ‘Tchaikovsky’, ‘Balling the Jack’, and ‘Anatole of Paris’.

McElwaine and Kaye met when McElwaine worked as director of advertising and publicity at the Goldwyn.Movies & TV of Danny Kaye Danny Kaye credits [] at Internet Movie Database browse Danny Kaye on DVD at Amazon "Danny Kaye Collection" on VHS [] $