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September 23, 2014

On October 7th, a 2-disc DVD collection is being released: The Best of the Danny Kaye Show! This collection will feature 6 un-cut episodes never released before.

July 29, 2014

A nice review of Brian Childers’ performance, An Evening with Danny Kaye, as well as some wonderful remarks made about the real Danny Kaye and his legacy. - BWW: Danny Kaye Returns to Arlington.

Also, according to the above article, this might be one of the last times to see this onstage performance. It runs through August 16. If you’re in the Arlington area, be sure to check it out!

July 18, 2014

Opening this weekend, Brian Childers is performing An Evening with Danny Kaye in Arlington, Virginia through August 16. Visit The American Century Theater’s website for more details.

June 9, 2014

I apologize for the lack of updates. With summer here, I hope to finish the last bits of reconstruction. Browse around the site and enjoy the many articles and interviews about Danny!

January 18, 2014

Happy Birthday, Danny! Today he would have been 103 years old, according to his official birth year of 1911.

December 6, 2013

I want to apologize for the lack of updates and reconstruction. For over a month now, I’ve been busy with rehearsals for our local community theater production of the musical It’s a Wonderful Life. One more week until performances. After that, Christmas shall be upon us and I will hopefully find more time to provide you with some updates!

November 12, 2013

Danny Kaye movies used to be hard to come by. Now, thanks to the efforts of Dena Kaye and her father’s fans, Danny’s movies are being re-released. Danny Kaye: The Goldwyn Years is a DVD set featuring Up in Arms, Wonder Man, The Kid From Brooklyn, and A Song Is Born. Visit Warner Bros. to order yours today!

November 8, 2013

For a summary on Danny Kaye, here’s a recent article: Celebrate This Holiday Season with Danny Kaye Titles Coming This Fall

October 25, 2013

Dena Kaye talks about life with her father and his career in this new interview: Exclusive Interview - Dena Kaye, Danny Kaye’s Daughter

October 10, 2013

Available until MONDAY, OCT. 14 only . . .  Nostalgia Digest’s website has their most recent broadcast featuring a show entirely about Danny Kaye. You can listen HERE. A wonderful broadcast featuring old radio shows including a biographical radio show of Danny that aired in 1957 and includes comments from Danny, his brother Larry, and his wife Sylvia Fine.

September 5, 2013

Recently Danny has been honored in France at the 39th Festival du Cinema Americain de Deauville. You can read more at dannykaye.com. There is also a video interview with Dena Kaye here.

August 30, 2013

Want to see Danny Kaye in Blu-ray? Now you can! Knock on Wood (1954) and On the Double (1961) were released on Blu-ray on August 20th. You can find them for purchase on sites such as Amazon. Also, according to Walmart’s site, On the Riviera will be released on Blu-ray in October.

August 22, 2013

Listen to an interview with Dena Kaye by Michael Feinstein on Song Travels via NPR.

August 8, 2013

Be sure to read this article about Danny from February 18, 2013 by Dan Kagan-Kans. This is an enjoyable read from a fellow fan.

August 1, 2013

The trailer for the remake of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty has been released.

July 25, 2013

Be sure to check out this newest article! Danny Kaye: Trouping for the Troops from the Spring 2013 edition of SAG-AFTRA. This article comes with some great pictures of Danny entertaining troops in 1966.

July 21, 2013

Dena Kaye recently appeared on The Rachel Ray Show where she talked about life with her father. To see a clip from the show Click Here.

July 2, 2013

SiriusXM will now be airing Danny’s radio show, The Danny Kaye Show. Visit Danny’s Official Site for more information.

June 21, 2013

CBS News has a gallery up of Danny Kaye, including descriptions and quotes. View it here: Danny Kaye at 100

June 18, 2013

The Dick Van Dyke Show’s third season has been released on Blu-ray. Why do I mention this here? Exclusive to this Blu-ray edition is a special feature: a 10-minute clip of Danny Kaye and Mary Tyler Moore on The Danny Kaye Show in which the two of them “act out typical family sitcoms from other cultures.” Read more here

June 15, 2013

Paramount Home Media has announced that four of Danny’s films are now available for download on iTunes - The Five Pennies, On the Double, The Court Jester, and Knock on Wood. You can read this article for more information.

May 10, 2013
Be sure to check out the news at
Danny Kaye's Official Site. They have several reviews on the New York Pops 30th Birthday Gala as well as other articles regarding recent events including an Interview with Dena Kaye.

Here's another small article along with a video clip regarding The Danny Kaye Sandwich - Hollywood Legend Danny Kaye, Honored at Carnegie Deli.

April 30, 2013

Read about Carnegie Deli's newest sandwich The Danny Kaye Sandwich, otherwise known as the "Special Kaye." The article also includes some wonderful up-close pictures so you can see the sandwich in all it's glory.

April 10, 2013 A special centennial tribute is being presented at the Museum of the Moving Image on Sunday, April 27 at 2 p.m. According to the article, the program will start with a 28-minute compilation titled "The Genius of Danny Kaye" followed by a conversation with Dena Kaye and moderated by Chief Curator David Schwartz.

April 8, 2013 "A Brooklyn Jester..." is the newest article on the streets. Be sure to read it. A re-release of Lady in the Dark will be available April 9 "as downloads through all major digital service providers" according to Broadway World. This version of Lady in the Dark features the 1963 Studio Cast but also includes several bonus selections including Danny's "Tschaikowsky."

March 29, 2013 The Washington Post has a new article: "On 100th Anniversary of Danny Kaye's Birth Daughter Dena Seeks to Spread Legacy."

March 25, 2013 Make sure you check your local TV listings tomorrow! "Here Comes Peter Cottontail" is schedule to air tomorrow night at 8 PM US EASTERN on the Channel CW.

March 8, 2013 The 30th Anniversary of the New York Pops is here and on April 29 they will honor three people--Frank Loesser (Hans Christian Andersen), Jule Styne, and Danny Kaye. Read more here.

March 7, 2013 You won't want to miss the events occurring in Washington D.C. on March 23. In conjunction with the Library of Congress' exhibition, special events will be occurring all day on the 23rd. This includes film screenings as well as a question-and-answer session with Danny's daughter Dena. Click here for more information.

February 17, 2013 The Library of Congress' exhibition "Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine: Two Kids From Brooklyn" is now OPEN! If you're in the Washington D.C. area, be sure to stop by the Performing Arts Reading Room Gallery on the first floor of the James Madison Building to view this 56-piece exhibit! The Library of Congress' news release was updated on Feb. 6.

February 14, 2013 Happy Valentine's Day to everyone! Be sure to check out David Koenig's blog today, if you haven't already. In honor of the holiday, he has posted pieces of "Love Letters from Danny." These are portions of letters written in the mid-30s to his then-girlfriend Holly Fine (no relation to his eventual wife, Sylvia Fine).

February 5, 2013 If you're going to be in the Washington, D.C. area between Feb. 14 and July 27, 2013, be sure to stop by the Performing Arts Reading Room Gallery on the first floor of the James Madison Building. There you'll be able to see the Library of Congress' exhibition "Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine: Two Kids From Brooklyn," which is free to the public. Read this news release for more info.

Check with your local library to see if they are a part of the Internet service freegal. If they are, and if you have a library card, you can visit freegal and download some Danny Kaye songs.

January 30, 2013 Be sure to check out a live interview later today with author David Koenig and actress/producer Victoria Paige Meyerink regarding Danny Kaye's career on Stu's Show hosted by Stu Shostak. You can listen live online TODAY at 4 pm U.S. Pacific/7 pm U.S. Eastern. Visit Stu's site for more info.

January 24, 2013 Remember Danny Kaye on his 100th Birthday is another article giving tribute to Danny and summarizing his life.

January 19, 2013 Visit this MovieMorlocks for a wonderful writing on Danny and the marathon taking place Sunday, Jan. 20th. There is also a mention of dannykaye.net (thanks!).

January 18, 2013 Various articles and tidbits in the news as today Danny would have celebrated his 100th birthday. TCM Celebrates Danny Kaye's 100th Birthday (also includes a small interview with Dena about her father) | Remembering Danny Kaye (article by UNICEF and Dena Kaye) | Will Two Too Many Birthdays Spoil Danny Kaye's Centennial Celebration? (interview with author David Koenig)

January 15, 2013 Visit the Official Danny Kaye Site for some new updates:

Interview with Dena Kaye by Donna Walker (KPFK 90.7 FM)

January 14, 2013 News from the Library of Congress on their events for the Danny Kaye Centennial

January 12, 2013 Two news images have surfaced from Danny Kaye's Centennial Birthday Celebration at the United Nations International School - Google | Yahoo

January 10, 2013 Visit the Official Danny Kaye Site for some new updates:

Interview with Dena Kaye on The Leonard Lopate Show
Danny Kaye in the new TV Guide

January 8, 2013 Another article, "Film Festival Honors Danny Kaye's 100th Birthday," has appeared. Be sure to read this one as it has the schedule for the event.

January 6, 2013 Watch this short video from TCM regarding the upcoming Danny Kaye marathon on January 20th, as well as a short but wonderful interview with Danny's daughter Dena.

January 4, 2013 Read "Special Kaye" an article regarding the upcoming Danny Kaye Film Festival and find out its history.

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