Films and Credits

Other Credits

Danny worked with various studios and production companies. Here's the list for his feature films:

RKO Radio Pictures/The Samuel Goldwyn Company             Up in Arms, Wonder Man, Kid From Brooklyn, Secret Life of Walter Mitty,
                                                                                                                            A Song Is Born, Hans Christian Andersen

Warner Bros.                                                                         The Inspector General, The Madwoman of Chaillot
Twentieth Century Fox                                                           On the Riviera
Paramount                                                                             White Christmas
Paramount/Dena Productions                                                 Knock on Wood, The Court Jester, The Five Pennies, On the Double
MGM                                                                                    Merry Andrew
Columbia                                                                               Me and the Colonel
Columbia/Dena Productions                                                   The Man From the Diner's Club

Films and TV Appearances

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The Shorts
    Dime a Dance (1937)
    Getting an Eyeful (1938)
    Cupid Takes a Holiday (1938)
    Money on Your Life (1938)

“Autumn Laughter” (TV) (1938) – Early BBC TV program

# Up in Arms (1944)

# Wonder Man (1945)

# The Kid From Brooklyn (1946)

# The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947)

Screen Snapshots Series 27, No. 3: Out of This World Series (1947) (himself)

# A Song Is Born (1948)

# The Inspector General (1949)

# On the Riviera (1951)

# Hans Christian Andersen (1952)

“Toast of the Town” (1952) (TV) Episode 6.13 (himself)

Screen Snapshots: Hula From Hollywood (himself)

# Knock on Wood (1954)

# White Christmas (1954)

Assignment Children (1955) (himself)

Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Beauty (1955) (himself)

# The Court Jester (1956)

“See It Now” (1956) (TV) Episode - “The Secret Life of Danny Kaye”

Screen Snapshots: Playtime in Hollywood (1956) (himself)

# Merry Andrew (1958)

# Me and the Colonel (1958)

# The Five Pennies (1959)

“What’s My Line?” (6 episodes from 1960-1966) (TV) (Mystery Guest/himself)

“An Hour With Danny Kaye” (1960) (TV) (himself) - 1st TV special

“The Danny Kaye Show” (1961) (TV) (himself) - 2nd TV special

# On the Double (1961)

The 33rd Annual Academy Awards (1961) (TV) (himself)

“The DuPont Show of the Week” (1961) Episode: “USO - Wherever They Go!” (Himself)

“The Danny Kaye Show with Lucille Ball” (1962) - 3rd TV special

# The Man From the Diner’s Club (1963)

“The Danny Kaye Show” (1963) (TV) (himself) - television series

“The Jack Benny Program” (1964) (TV) Episode: “Jack and Dennis Do Impressions” (himself)

“The Lucy Show” (1964) (TV) Episode: “Lucy Meets Danny Kaye” (himself)

Salute to Stan Laurel (1965) (TV) (himself)

The 40th Annual Academy Awards (1968) (TV) (himself)

# The Madwoman of Chaillot (1969)

“Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In” (1970) (TV) Episode: 3.24 (himself)

“The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” (May 22, 1970) (TV) (himself)

“Toast of the Town” (1970) (TV) Episode: 24.10 (himself)

“Here Comes Peter Cottontail” (1971) (TV) (voice)

“The Enchanted World of Danny Kaye: The Emperor’s New Clothes” (1972) (voice)

“V.I.P. Schaukel” (1973) (TV) Episode: 3.1 (himself)

“The American Film Institute’s Salute to John Ford” (1973) (TV) (host)

“The CBS Film Festival Lively Arts for Young People” (1975) (TV) Episode: “Danny Kaye’s Look-in at the Metropolitan Opera” (host)

CBS Salutes Lucy: The First 25 Years (1976) (TV) (himself)

The 28th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1976) (TV (himself)

“Pinocchio” (1976) (TV)

“Peter Pan” (1976) (TV)

“CBS: On the Air” (1978) (TV mini-series) (co-host Part IV)

“Bing Crosby: His Life and Legend” (1978) (TV) (himself)

“Bob Hope’s Salute to the 75th World Series” (1978) (TV) (himself)

“The Muppet Show” (1978) (TV) Episode 3.16 (himself)

“Bob Hope’s Overseas Christmas Tours: Around the World with the Troops” (1980) (TV) (himself)

“Kraft Salutes Disneyland’s 25 Anniversary” (1980) (TV) (himself)

“Live From Lincoln Center” (1981) (TV) Episode: “An Evening With Danny Kaye” (himself)

“Musical Comedy Tonight II” (1981) (TV)

Skokie (1981) (TV)

“The 54th Annual Academy Awards” (1982) (TV) (himself)

EPCOT Center: The Opening of Celebration (1982) (TV) (host)

“The Twilight Zone” (1985) (TV) Episode: “Paladin of the Lost Hour”

“The Cosby Show” (1986) (TV) Episode: “The Dentist”

Other Credits

Radio Show: The Danny Kaye Show (1945-46)

Broadway: (according to
    Straw Hat Revue (Sep. 29, 1939 - Dec. 2, 1939)
    Lady in the Dark (Jan. 23, 1941 - Jun. 15, 1941)
    Let's Face It (Oct. 29, 1941 - Mar. 20, 1943)
    Two By Two (Nov. 10, 1970 - Sep. 11, 1971)

Producer: The Internet Movie Database lists Danny as being an uncredited executive producer of The Court Jester, although he most likely had producer status for all his films produced by Dena Productions, the production company founded by Danny and his wife, Sylvia. Director Norman Panama and screenwriter Melvin Frank were also equal partners in the company. Danny's movies produced by Dena Productions includes: Knock on Wood, The Court Jester, The Five Pennies, On The Double, and The Man from the Diner's Club. Dena Productions also had a hand in The Danny Kaye Show, according to The Internet Movie Database.

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