The Resource Danny Kaye : the Goldwyn years

Danny Kaye : the Goldwyn years

Danny Kaye : the Goldwyn years
Danny Kaye
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the Goldwyn years
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  • Up in arms: Hypochondriac Danny Weems gets drafted into the army and makes life miserable for his fellow GIs. He's also lovesick when it comes to pretty Mary Morgan, unaware that she's in love with his best friend Joe
  • Wonder man: Boisterous nightclub entertainer Buzzy Bellew was the witness to a murder committed by gangster Ten Grand Jackson. One night, two of Jackson's thugs kill Buzzy and dump his body in the lake at Prospect Park in Brooklyn. Buzzy comes back as a ghost and summons his bookworm twin, Edwin Dingle, to Prospect Park so that he can help the police nail Jackson
  • Kid from Brooklyn: Shy milkman Burleigh Sullivan accidentally knocks out drunken Speed McFarlane, a champion boxer who was flirting with Burleigh's sister. The newspapers get hold of the story and photographers even catch Burleigh knock out Speed again. Speed's crooked manager decides to turn Burleigh into a fighter. Burleigh doesn't realize that all of his opponents have been asked to take a dive. Thinking he really is a great fighter, Burleigh develops a swelled head which puts a crimp in his relationship with pretty nightclub singer Polly Pringle. He may finally get his comeuppance when he challenges Speed for the title
  • Song is born: Gangster's moll Honey Swanson goes into hiding when her boyfriend is under investigation by the police. Where better to hide than a musical research institute staffed entirely by lonely bachelors? She gets more than she bargained for when the head of the institute Professor Hobart Frisbee starts to fall for her
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Up in arms: "Now I know," "Tess' torch song," "All out for freedom" by Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler ; "Theater lobby number," "Melody in 4-F," "Jive number" by Sylvia Fine and Max Liebman ; musical numbers arranged and conducted by Ray Heindorf ; dances staged and directed by Danny Dare ; musical director, Louis Forbes ; art direction, Perry Ferguson, Stewart Chaney ; film editors, Daniel Mandell, James Newcom ; costumes, Miles White ; set decorations, Howard Bristol ; director of photography, Ray Rennahan. Wonder man: Otchi Tchorniya number and music and lyrics for Bali boogie and Opera number by Syliva Fine ; musical numbers orchestrated and conducted by Ray Heindorf ; art direction, Ernst Fegté ; film editor, Daniel Mandell ; musical director, Louis Forbes ; costumes, Travis Banton ; set decorations, Howard Bristol ; song "So in love" by Leo Robin and David Rose ; directors of photography, Victor Milner, William Snyder. The kid from Brooklyn: "Pavlova" words and music by Sylvia Fine and Max Liebman ; "You're the cause of it all," "I love an old fashioned song," "Hey! what's your name?," "Josie," "The sunflower song" music and lyrics by Jule Styne and Sammy Cahn ; art direction, Perry Ferguson, Stewart Chaney ; film editor, Daniel Mandell ; musical director, Carmen Dragon ; dances, Bernard Pearce ; costume designer, Miles White ; set decorations, Howard Bristol, Clifford Porter ; director of photography, Gregg Toland. Song is born: "A song is born," "Daddy-O" words and music by Don Raye and Gene De Paul, orchestrations by Sonny Burke ; musical direction by Emil Newman and Hugo Friedhofer ; art directors, George Jenkins and Perry Ferguson ; film editor, Daniel Mandell ; costume designer, Sharaff ; set decorations, Julia Heron ; director of photography, Gregg Toland
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.D35 2013
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Up in arms: Danny Kaye, Dinah Shore, Dana Andrews, Constance Dowling, The Goldwyn Girls ; narration, Knox Manning. Wonder man: Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Vera-Ellen, Donald Woods, S.Z. Sakall, Allen Jenkins, Edward Brophy, Otto Kruger, Steve Cochran, Virginia Gilmore, Richard Lane, Natalie Schafer, Alice Mock, The Goldwyn Girls. The kid from Brooklyn: Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Vera-Ellen, The Goldwyn Girls, Walter Abel, Eve Arden, Steve Cochran, Fay Bainter, Lionel Stander, Clarence Kolb, Victor Cutler. Song is born: Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Louis Armstrong, Lionel Hampton, Charlie Barnet, Mel Powell, Buck and Bubbles, The Page Cavanaugh Trio, The Golden Gate Quartet, Russo and the Samba Kings, Hugh Herbert, Steve Cochran, J. Edward Bromberg, Felix Bressart, Ludwig Stossel, O.Z. Whitehead, Esther Dale
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  • WB archive collection
  • Samuel Goldwyn classics
live action
Danny Kaye : the Goldwyn years
Danny Kaye : the Goldwyn years
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  • "4 film collection"--Container
  • Up in arms: suggested by the character "The nervous wreck" by Owen Davis. Wonder man: original story by Arthur Sheekman. The kid from Brooklyn: based on a play by Lynn Root and Harry Clork. Song is born: based on the story "From A to Z" by Billy Wilder and Thomas Monroe
  • Up in arms: originally released as a motion picture in 1944. Wonder man: originally released as a motion picture in 1945. Kid from Brooklyn: originally released as a motion picture in 1946. Song is born: originally released as a motion picture in 1947
  • Special features: Each film includes theatrical trailer
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  • Disc 3.
  • The kid from Brooklyn
  • (1946, 113 min.)
  • Samuel Goldwyn presents ; adapted by Don Hartman and Melville Shavelson ; from a screenplay by Grover Jones, Frank Butler and Richard Connell ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn ; directed by Norman Z. McLeod
  • Disc 4.
  • A song is born
  • (1947, 113 min.)
  • Samuel Goldwyn presents ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn ; directed by Howard Hawks
  • Disc 1.
  • Up in arms
  • (1944, 105 min.)
  • Samuel Goldwyn presents ; original screen play by Don Hartman, Allen Boretz and Robert Pirosh ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn ; directed by Elliott Nugent
  • Disc 2.
  • Wonder man
  • (1945, 98 min.)
  • Samuel Goldwyn presents ; screenplay by Don Hartman, Melville Shavelson and Philip Rapp ; adaptation by Jack Jevne and Eddie Moran ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn ; directed by Bruce Humberstone
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4 videodiscs (approximately 429 min.)
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EU : 2015-12-07
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  • 2000093976
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  • (OCoLC)887178396
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