New Danny Kaye DVDs Unearth Rare Performances

Danny Kaye: Legends

Danny Kaye: Legends is a 2 DVD disc set, approximately 300 minutes long in color and black & white.

During its four year run from 1963 – 1967, the Emmy Award winning The Danny Kaye Show and its host welcomed some of the greatest performers in the entertainment industry.

The Danny Kaye Show

The Danny Kaye Show  photo: MVD Visual © 2015 Dena’s Trust.

The new DVD set, Danny Kaye: Legends collects six classic and complete episodes of the show featuring guest stars Louis Armstrong, Lucille Ball, Tony Bennett, George Burns, Imogene Coca, Shirley Jones and Liberace.

The collection also features performances by the Righteous Brothers (singing their number one hit “You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling”) French songstress Mireille Mathieu, Vikki Carr and John Gary. Also featured are series regulars Harvey Korman (pre The Carol Burnett Show), Joyce Van Patten and orchestra leader Paul Weston.

Lucille Ball with host Danny Kaye

Lucille Ball with host Danny Kaye

All of Danny Kaye’s remarkable talents are on display in Danny Kaye Legends from clowning in sketches with Ball, Burns, Coca and Liberace to singing duets with Gray, Jones and Satchmo (When The Saints Go Marching In) he’s in wonderful company.

Danny Kaye: Legends is a 2 DVD disc set, approximately 300 minutes long in color and black & white.

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