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A Song Is Born (also known as That's Life) is a 1948 Technicolor musical film remake of the 1941 movie Ball of Fire with Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck, starring Danny Kaye and Virginia Mayo.
Absolute pitch (AP), widely referred to as perfect pitch, is a rare auditory phenomenon characterized by the ability of a person to identify or re-create a given musical note without the benefit of a reference tone.
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
The Academy Honorary Award – instituted in 1948 for the 21st Academy Awards (previously called the Special Award, which was first presented in early 1929) – is given annually by the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to celebrate motion picture achievements that are not covered by existing Academy Awards, although prior winners of competitive Academy Awards are not excluded from receiving the Honorary Award.
Akim Mikhailovich Tamiroff (Ակիմ Թամիրով, Аким Михайлович Тамиров; birth name` Hovakim Tamirian Հովակիմ Թամիրյան; 29 October 1899 – 17 September 1972) was an Armenian-American actor.
Akron is the fifth-largest city in the U.S. state of Ohio and is the county seat of Summit County.
"All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth" is a novelty Christmas song written in 1944 by Donald Yetter Gardner while teaching music at public schools in Smithtown, New York.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is an American professional association of pediatricians, headquartered in Itasca, Illinois.
The American College of Surgeons is an educational association of surgeons founded in 1912.
American Masters is a PBS television series which produces biographies on enduring writers, musicians, visual and performing artists, dramatists, filmmakers, and those who have left an indelible impression on the cultural landscape of the United States.
Ancestry.com LLC is a privately held online company based in Lehi, Utah.
Dame Angela Brigid Lansbury, (born 16 October 1925) is an English-American-Irish actress who has appeared in theatre, television, and film, as well as a producer and singer.
Therese Ann Rutherford (November 2, 1917 – June 11, 2012) was a Canadian-American actress in film, radio, and television.
Anthony Newley (24 September 1931 – 14 April 1999) was an English actor, singer and songwriter.
Audrey Hepburn (born Audrey Kathleen Ruston; 4 May 192920 January 1993) was a British actress, model, dancer and humanitarian.
Barbara Bates (August 6, 1925 – March 18, 1969) was an American actress and singer, known for her role as Phoebe in the 1950 drama film All About Eve.
Barbara Bel Geddes (October 31, 1922 – August 8, 2005) was an American stage and screen actress, artist, and children's author whose career spanned six decades.
Baseball's Greatest Hits is the name of two different CD collections of songs and other recordings connected with baseball, released in the early 1990s.
Benjamin Frederick "Ben" Mankiewicz (born March 25, 1967) is an American television personality.
Benjamin David "Benny" Goodman (May 30, 1909 – June 13, 1986) was an American jazz clarinetist and bandleader known as the "King of Swing".
William Powell Lear (June 26, 1902 – May 14, 1978) was an American inventor and businessman.
Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby Jr. (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977)Giddins 2001, pp.
A book review is a form of literary criticism in which a book is analyzed based on content, style, and merit.
William Henry Pratt (23 November 1887 – 2 February 1969), better known by his stage name Boris Karloff, was an English actor who was primarily known for his roles in horror films.
Borscht Belt, or Jewish Alps, is a nickname for the (now mostly defunct) summer resorts of the Catskill Mountains in parts of Sullivan, Orange, and Ulster counties in New York.
In theater, a box (also known as loge) is a small, separated seating area in the auditorium for a limited number of people.
Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York City, with a census-estimated 2,648,771 residents in 2017.
Bryan Forbes CBE (born John Theobald Clarke; 22 July 1926 – 8 May 2013) was an English film director, screenwriter, film producer, actor and novelist, described as a "Renaissance man"Falk Q..
Buttons is the name of a character in the Cinderella pantomime.
Capitol Records, Inc. is an American record label owned by Universal Music Group through its Capitol Music Group imprint.
Cara Williams (born Bernice Kamiat; June 29, 1925) is an American film and television actress.
The Catskill Mountains, also known as the Catskills, are a physiographic province of the larger Appalachian Mountains, located in southeastern New York.
Charles Boyer (28 August 1899 – 26 August 1978) was a French actor who appeared in more than 80 films between 1920 and 1976.
Charles Kemper (September 6, 1900 – May 12, 1950) was an American character actor born in Oklahoma.
Charles Vidor (July 27, 1900June 4, 1959) was a Hungarian film director.
Cinderella (Cenerentola, Cendrillon, Aschenputtel), or The Little Glass Slipper, is a folk tale embodying a myth-element of unjust oppression and triumphant reward.
CinemaScope is an anamorphic lens series used, from 1953 to 1967, for shooting widescreen movies.
"Civilization" is an American pre-pop song.
Constitution Day (or Citizenship Day) is an American federal observance that recognizes the adoption of the United States Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens.
Corinne Calvet (April 30, 1925 – June 23, 2001), born Corinne Dibos, was a French actress who appeared mostly in American films.
A cornice (from the Italian cornice meaning "ledge") is generally any horizontal decorative molding that crowns a building or furniture element – the cornice over a door or window, for instance, or the cornice around the top edge of a pedestal or along the top of an interior wall.
Crane Wilbur (November 17, 1886 – October 18, 1973) was an American writer, actor and director for stage, radio and screen.
Curd Gustav Andreas Gottlieb Franz Jürgens (13 December 191518 June 1982) was a German-Austrian stage and film actor.
Daffy Duck is an animated cartoon character produced by Warner Bros. Styled as an anthropomorphic black duck, the character has appeared in cartoon series such as Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies, where he usually has been depicted as a foil of Bugs Bunny.
Carver Dana Andrews (January 1, 1909 – December 17, 1992) was an American film actor and a major Hollywood star during the 1940s.
Dana Wynter (born Dagmar Winter; 8 June 19315 May 2011) was a German-born English actress, who was brought up in Britain and Southern Africa.
David Benjamin Lewin (July 2, 1933 – May 5, 2003) was an American music theorist, music critic and composer.
David Michael Mountbatten, 3rd Marquess of Milford Haven, (12 May 1919 – 14 April 1970), styled Viscount Alderney before 1921 and Earl of Medina between 1921 and 1938, was the son of the 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven and Countess Nadejda de Torby.
Dean Jeffries Jagger (November 7, 1903 – February 5, 1991) was an American film, stage and television actor who won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Henry King's Twelve O'Clock High (1949).
Dennis Morgan (born Earl Stanley Morner, December 20, 1908 – September 7, 1994) was an American actor-singer.
A dental drill or handpiece is a hand-held, mechanical instrument used to perform a variety of common dental procedures, including removing decay, polishing fillings, and altering prostheses.
The Deseret News is a newspaper published in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.
Diana Dors (born Diana Mary Fluck; 23 October 1931 – 4 May 1984) was an English film actress and singer.
Richard Benjamin "Dick" Haymes (September 13, 1918 – March 28, 1980) was an Argentine actor and singer.
Dimitri Mitropoulos (Δημήτρης Μητρόπουλος; – 2 November 1960), was a Greek conductor, pianist, and composer.
Dinah Shore (born Fannye Rose Shore; February 29, 1916 – February 24, 1994) was an American singer, actress, and television personality, and the top-charting female vocalist of the 1940s.
Disneyland Park, originally Disneyland, is the first of two theme parks built at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, opened on July 17, 1955.
Dnipro (Дніпро), until May 2016 Dnipropetrovsk (Дніпропетро́вськ) also known as Dnepropetrovsk (Днепропетро́вск), is Ukraine's fourth largest city, with about one million inhabitants.
Doris Day (born Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff; April 3, 1922) is an American actress, singer, and animal welfare activist.
East New York is a residential neighborhood in the eastern section of the borough of Brooklyn in New York City, United States.
Eddie Cantor (born Edward Israel Itzkowitz, January 31, 1892 – October 10, 1964) was an American "illustrated song" performer, comedian, dancer, singer, actor, and songwriter.
Educational Pictures (or Educational Film Exchanges, Inc. or Educational Films Corporation of America) was an American film distribution company founded in 1916 by Earle (E. W.) Hammons (1882–1962).
Edward R. Murrow (born Egbert Roscoe Murrow; April 25, 1908 – April 27, 1965) was an American broadcast journalist and war correspondent.
Elliott Nugent (September 20, 1896 in Dover, Ohio – August 9, 1980 in New York City) was an American actor, playwright, writer, and film director.
Elsa Sullivan Lanchester (28 October 1902 – 26 December 1986) was an English actress with a long career in theatre, film and television.
An Emmy Award, or simply Emmy, is an American award that recognizes excellence in the television industry, and is the equivalent of an Academy Award (for film), the Tony Award (for theater), and the Grammy Award (for music).
Epcot (originally named EPCOT Center) is a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida.
Eve Arden (born Eunice Mary Quedens, April 30, 1908 – November 12, 1990) was an American film, stage, and television actress, and comedian.
In the West, a fan dance (i.e. a dance performed with one or more fans), may be an erotic dance performance, traditionally by a woman, but not exclusively.
Farley Earle Granger Jr. (July 1, 1925 – March 27, 2011) was an American actor, best known for his two collaborations with director Alfred Hitchcock: Rope in 1948 and Strangers on a Train in 1951.
Fay Okell Bainter (December 7, 1893 – April 16, 1968) was an American film and stage actress.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), formerly the Bureau of Investigation (BOI), is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States, and its principal federal law enforcement agency.
Fort Lauderdale (frequently abbreviated as Ft. Lauderdale) is a city in the U.S. state of Florida, north of Miami.
Françoise Rosay (19 April 1891 – 28 March 1974) was a French opera singer, diseuse, and actress who enjoyed a film career of over sixty years and who became a legendary figure in French cinema.
Frank Henry Loesser (June 29, 1910 – July 28, 1969) was an American songwriter who wrote the lyrics and music to the Broadway musicals Guys and Dolls and How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, among others.
Francis Fredrick von Taschlein (February 19, 1913 – May 5, 1972), better known by his stage name Frank Tashlin, was an American animator, cartoonist, comics artist, children's writer, illustrator, screenwriter, and film director.
In architecture the frieze is the wide central section part of an entablature and may be plain in the Ionic or Doric order, or decorated with bas-reliefs.
Funnyman is a fictional comic book character whose adventures were published in 1948 by Magazine Enterprises.
Gary Dickson Gray (December 18, 1936 – April 4, 2006) was an American child actor in films, and as an adult in television.
Edwin Eugene Lockhart (July 18, 1891 – March 31, 1957) was a Canadian-American character actor, singer, and playwright.
Gene Eliza Tierney (November 19, 1920 – November 6, 1991) was an American film and stage actress.
General Motors Company, commonly referred to as General Motors (GM), is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services.
George Leon Argyros (born 1937) is a former United States Ambassador to Spain.
Gertrude Lawrence (4 July 1898 – 6 September 1952) was an English actress, singer, dancer and musical comedy performer known for her stage appearances in the West End of London and on Broadway in New York.
Glynis Johns (born 5 October 1923) is a retired British stage, television and film actress, dancer, pianist, and singer.
Golden Globe Awards are accolades bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association beginning in January 1944, recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign.
Google Books (previously known as Google Book Search and Google Print and by its codename Project Ocean) is a service from Google Inc. that searches the full text of books and magazines that Google has scanned, converted to text using optical character recognition (OCR), and stored in its digital database.
Gordon Hollingshead (January 8, 1892 in Garfield, New Jersey – July 8, 1952 in Balboa Island, California) was an American movie producer, associate producer and assistant director.
Gordon Hill Jenkins (May 12, 1910 – May 1, 1984) was an American arranger, composer and pianist who was an influential figure in popular music in the 1940s and 1950s, renowned for his lush string arrangements.
Hans Christian Andersen (2 April 1805 – 4 August 1875) was a Danish author.
Hans Christian Andersen is a 1952 Hollywood musical film directed by Charles Vidor, with lyrics and music by Frank Loesser.
Heart failure (HF), often referred to as congestive heart failure (CHF), is when the heart is unable to pump sufficiently to maintain blood flow to meet the body's needs.
Henry Koster (born Hermann Kosterlitz, May 1, 1905 – September 21, 1988) was a German-born film director.
Hepatitis C is an infectious disease caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV) that primarily affects the liver.
Here Comes Peter Cottontail is a 1971 Easter stop motion animated television special produced by Rankin/Bass Productions and based on the 1957 novel The Easter Bunny That Overslept by Priscilla and Otto Friedrich.
Here's Hollywood is an American celebrity interview program which aired on weekday afternoons on NBC at 4:30 Eastern time from September 26, 1960, to December 28, 1962.
The Hollywood Walk of Fame comprises more than 2,600 five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood, California.
Howard Winchester Hawks (May 30, 1896December 26, 1977) was an American film director, producer and screenwriter of the classic Hollywood era.
Hugh Herbert (August 10, 1885 – March 12, 1952) was a motion picture comedian.
Humphrey DeForest Bogart (December 25, 1899January 14, 1957) was an American screen and stage actor.
The Hyde Park campus of the Culinary Institute of America is located in the town of Hyde Park, New York, between the Hudson River and U.S. Route 9.
Imogene Coca (born Emogeane Coca; November 18, 1908 – June 2, 2001) was an American comic actress best known for her role opposite Sid Caesar on Your Show of Shows.
"Inchworm", also known as "The Inch Worm", is a song originally performed by Danny Kaye in the 1952 film Hans Christian Andersen.
Ira Gershwin (6 December 1896 17 August 1983) was an American lyricist who collaborated with his younger brother, composer George Gershwin, to create some of the most memorable songs of the 20th century.
It's a Great Feeling is a 1949 American musical comedy film starring Doris Day, Jack Carson, and Dennis Morgan in a spoof of what goes on behind the scenes in Hollywood movie making.
John Elmer "Jack" Carson (October 27, 1910 – January 2, 1963) was a Canadian-born, American-based film actor, with a film career spanning the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s.
Jay Silverheels (born Harold Preston Smith, May 26, 1912 – March 5, 1980) was a Mohawk Canadian actor and He was well known for his role as Tonto, the faithful Indian companion of the Lone Ranger in the long-running American western television series ''The Lone Ranger''.
The Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award is awarded periodically by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) at the Governors Awards ceremonies for an individual's "outstanding contributions to humanitarian causes".
Jerome Siegel (October 17, 1914 – January 28, 1996),Roger Stern.
James Francis Durante (February 10, 1893 – January 29, 1980) was an American singer, pianist, comedian, and actor.
Joan Leslie (born Joan Agnes Theresa Sadie Brodel; January 26, 1925 – October 12, 2015) was an American actress, dancer, and vaudevillian who, during the Hollywood Golden Age, appeared in such films as High Sierra, Sergeant York, and Yankee Doodle Dandy.
Joseph "Joe" Shuster (July 10, 1914 – July 30, 1992) was a Canadian-American comic book artist best known for co-creating the DC Comics character Superman, with writer Jerry Siegel, in Action Comics #1 (cover-dated June 1938).
John Waldo Green (October 10, 1908 – May 15, 1989) was an American songwriter, composer, musical arranger, conductor and pianist.
John Herndon Mercer (November 18, 1909 – June 25, 1976) was an American lyricist, songwriter and singer.
June Allyson (born Eleanor Geisman; October 7, 1917July 8, 2006) was an American stage, film, and television actress, dancer, and singer.
Katharine Houghton Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was an American actress.
The Kennedy Center Honors is an annual honor given to those in the performing arts for their lifetime of contributions to American culture (although recipients do not need to be U.S. citizens).
Kensico Cemetery, located in Valhalla, Westchester County, New York was founded in 1889, when many New York City cemeteries were becoming full, and rural cemeteries were being created near the railroads that served the city.
The Kentucky New Era is the major daily newspaper in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, in the United States.
Knock on Wood is a 1954 comedy starring Danny Kaye and Mai Zetterling.
Knute Kenneth Rockne (March 4, 1888 – March 31, 1931) was a Norwegian-American football player and coach at the University of Notre Dame.
Konstantin Sergeievich Stanislavski (né Alexeiev; p; 7 August 1938) was a seminal Russian theatre practitioner.
Kurt Julian Weill (March 2, 1900April 3, 1950) was a German composer, active from the 1920s in his native country, and in his later years in the United States.
For the French territory, see Martinique. La Martinique was a popular nightclub in New York City, United States during the 1940s.
Lady in the Dark is a musical with music by Kurt Weill, lyrics by Ira Gershwin and book and direction by Moss Hart.
Learjet is a Canadian owned, American aerospace manufacturer of business jets for civilian and military use based in Wichita, Kansas.
The Legion of Honour, with its full name National Order of the Legion of Honour (Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur), is the highest French order of merit for military and civil merits, established in 1802 by Napoléon Bonaparte and retained by all the divergent governments and regimes later holding power in France, up to the present.
Leo Ernest Durocher (July 27, 1905 – October 7, 1991), nicknamed Leo the Lip and Lippy, was an American professional baseball player, manager and coach.
Leslie Bricusse (born 29 January 1931) is an English composer, lyricist, and playwright, most prominently working in musicals and also film theme songs.
Let's Face It! is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter.
The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.
Life was an American magazine that ran regularly from 1883 to 1972 and again from 1978 to 2000.
Lions Clubs International (LCI) is an international secular, non-political service organization established originally in 1916 in chicago, Illinois by Melvin Jones.
This is a list of words that have entered the English language from the Yiddish language, many of them by way of American English.
"Lobachevsky" is a humorous song by Tom Lehrer, referring to the mathematician Nikolai Lobachevsky.
The London Palladium is a 2,286-seat Grade II* West End theatre located on Argyll Street in the City of Westminster.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Louis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971), nicknamed Satchmo, Satch, and Pops, was an American trumpeter, composer, singer and occasional actor who was one of the most influential figures in jazz.
Lynn Garrison (born April 1, 1937) is a Canadian pilot and political adviser.
Mai Elisabeth Zetterling (24 May 1925 - 17 March 1994) was a Swedish actress and film director.
Dame Margaret Taylor Rutherford, (11 May 1892 – 22 May 1972) was a British character actress of stage, television and film, probably best known for her later career as Agatha Christie's character Miss Marple.
Margrethe II (Margrethe 2.,; Margreta 2.; Margrethe II; full name: Margrethe Alexandrine Þórhildur Ingrid; born 16 April 1940) is the Queen of Denmark; as well as the supreme authority of the Church of Denmark and Commander-in-Chief of the Danish Defence.
Martha Hyer (August 10, 1924 – May 31, 2014) was an American actress.
Maurice Abravanel (January 6, 1903 – September 22, 1993) was an American conductor of classical music.
Maurice Pate (October 14, 1894 – January 19, 1965) was an American humanitarian and businessman.
Me and the Colonel is a 1958 film based on the play Jacobowsky und der Oberst by Franz Werfel.
Un des Meilleurs Ouvriers de France is a craftsmen competition in France, held every four years.
Melville Shavelson (April 1, 1917 – August 8, 2007) was an American film director, producer, screenwriter, and author.
Melvin Frank (13 August 1913 in Chicago, Illinois – 13 October 1988 in Los Angeles, California) was an American screenwriter, film producer and film director.
Merry Andrew is a 1958 American musical film directed and choreographed by Michael Kidd and starring Danny Kaye.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (initialized as MGM or hyphenated as M-G-M, also known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or simply Metro, and for a former interval known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, or MGM/UA) is an American media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of feature films and television programs.
MetroLyrics is a lyrics-dedicated website, founded in December 2002.
María de Lourdes "Mia" Villiers Farrow (born February 9, 1945) is an American actress, activist, and former fashion model.
Michael Curtiz (born Manó Kaminer; December 24, 1886 April 11, 1962) was a Hungarian-born American film director, recognized as one of the most prolific directors in history.
Michael Kidd (August 12, 1915 – December 23, 2007) was an American film and stage choreographer, dancer and actor, whose career spanned five decades, and staged some of the leading Broadway and film musicals of the 1940s and 1950s.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is a daily morning broadsheet printed in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
"Minnie the Moocher" is a jazz song first recorded in 1931 by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra, selling over a million copies.
Miracle Legion is an American college rock band formed in 1983 in New Haven, Connecticut.
Mister Geppetto, also Mastro Geppetto, is a fictional character in the novel The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi.
The Montreal Gazette, formerly titled The Gazette, is the only English-language daily newspaper published in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, after three other daily English newspapers shut down at various times during the second half of the 20th century.
Moss Hart (October 24, 1904 – December 20, 1961) was an American playwright and theatre director.
The New York Daily News, officially titled Daily News, is an American newspaper based in New York City.
The New York Philharmonic, officially the Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York, Inc., globally known as New York Philharmonic Orchestra (NYPO) or New York Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra, is a symphony orchestra based in New York City in the United States.
Nicole Maurey (20 December 1925 – 11 March 2016) was a French actress, who has appeared in 65 film and television productions between 1945 and 1997.
Norman Kaye Panama (April 21, 1914 – January 13, 2003) was an American screenwriter and film director born in Chicago, Illinois.
Norman Zenos McLeod (September 20, 1898 – January 27, 1964) was an American film director, cartoonist, and writer.
A novelty song is a comical or nonsensical song, performed principally for its comical effect.
On The Double is a 1961 film, directed by Melville Shavelson, who also wrote the screenplay with Jack Rose.
On the Riviera is a 1951 musical comedy film made by 20th Century Fox.
"Orange Colored Sky" is a popular song, written by Milton DeLugg and Willie Stein and published in 1930.
The Order of the Dannebrog (Dannebrogordenen) is a Danish order of chivalry instituted in 1671 by Christian V.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
The Pacific Northwest (PNW), sometimes referred to as Cascadia, is a geographic region in western North America bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the west and (loosely) by the Cascade Mountain Range on the east.
"Paladin of the Lost Hour" is the second segment of the seventh episode from the first season (1985–86) of the television series The Twilight Zone, as well as a novelette by script-writer Harlan Ellison.
Panavision is an American motion picture equipment company specializing in cameras and lenses, based in Woodland Hills, California.
Pantomime (informally panto) is a type of musical comedy stage production designed for family entertainment.
The patter song is characterised by a moderately fast to very fast tempo with a rapid succession of rhythmic patterns in which each syllable of text corresponds to one note.
The George Foster Peabody Awards (or simply Peabody Awards) program, named for American businessman and philanthropist George Peabody, honor the most powerful, enlightening, and invigorating stories in television, radio, and online media.
Peter Glenville (born Peter Patrick Brabazon Browne; 28 October 19133 June 1996) was an English film and stage actor and director.
Peter Pan is a 1976 musical adaptation of J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan, or the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up, produced for television as part of the Hallmark Hall of Fame, starring Mia Farrow as Peter Pan and Danny Kaye as Captain Hook, and with Sir John Gielgud narrating.
Physical comedy is a form of comedy focused on manipulation of the body for a humorous effect.
Pier Angeli (19 June 193210 September 1971) was an Italian-born television and film actress.
Pinocchio is a 1976 made-for-TV musical starring Sandy Duncan in the title role and Danny Kaye as Gepetto.
The Piper PA-23, named Apache and later Aztec, is a four-to-six-seat twin-engined light aircraft aimed at the general aviation market.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, also known simply as the "PG", is the largest daily newspaper serving metropolitan Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.
The Pittsburgh Press (formerly known as The Pittsburg Press), published from 1884 to 1992, was a major afternoon daily newspaper in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US.
Poliomyelitis, often called polio or infantile paralysis, is an infectious disease caused by the poliovirus.
Popular Science (also known as PopSci) is an American quarterly magazine carrying popular science content, which refers to articles for the general reader on science and technology subjects.
Portrait of a Damaged Family is the final full-length album by Miracle Legion, and the only recorded on The Mezzotint Label, released in 1997.
The Presidential Medal of Freedom is an award bestowed by the President of the United States and is—along with the comparable Congressional Gold Medal—the highest civilian award of the United States.
The Reading Eagle is the major daily newspaper in Reading, Pennsylvania, in the United States.
Ernest Loring "Red" Nichols (May 8, 1905 – June 28, 1965) was an American jazz cornettist, composer, and jazz bandleader.
The Regina Leader-Post is the daily newspaper of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, and a member of the Postmedia Network.
Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.
Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was an American composer of music, with over 900 songs and 43 Broadway musicals, leaving a legacy as one of the most significant composers of 20th century American music.
Sir Roger George Moore (14 October 1927 – 23 May 2017) was an English actor.
Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician and actor who served as the 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989.
The Rose Parade, also known as the Tournament of Roses Parade, is part of "America's New Year Celebration" held in Pasadena, California each year on New Year's Day (or on Monday, January 2 if New Year's Day falls on a Sunday).
Rosemary Clooney (May 23, 1928 – June 29, 2002) was an American singer and actress.
The Royal Variety Performance is a televised variety show held annually in the United Kingdom to raise money for the Royal Variety Charity (of which Queen Elizabeth II is life-patron).
Sally Rand (April 3, 1904 – August 31, 1979) was a burlesque dancer, vedette and actress, most noted for her ostrich feather fan dance and balloon bubble dance.
Sally Starr (January 23, 1909 – 1996) was a movie actress from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Salvatore Baccaloni (14 April 190031 December 1969) was an Italian operatic bass, buffo artist, and actor.
Samuel Goldwyn (born Szmuel Gelbfisz; שמואל געלבפֿיש; c. August 27, 1879 – January 31, 1974), also known as Samuel Goldfish, was a Polish American film producer of Jewish descent.
Sandra Kay "Sandy" Duncan (born February 20, 1946) is an American singer, dancer, comedienne and actress of stage and television.
The Sarasota Herald-Tribune is a daily newspaper located in Sarasota, Florida, founded in 1925 as the Sarasota Herald.
Saul Chaplin (February 19, 1912 – November 15, 1997) was an American composer and musical director.
The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) was an American labor union which represented over 100,000 film and television principal and background performers worldwide.
The Seattle Mariners are an American professional baseball team based in Seattle, Washington.
See It Now was an American newsmagazine and documentary series broadcast by CBS from 1951 to 1958.
Shannon Airport (Aerfort na Sionna) is one of Ireland's three primary airports, along with Dublin and Cork.
Skokie is a 1981 television film directed by Herbert Wise, based on the real life NSPA Controversy of Skokie, Illinois, which involved the National Socialist Party of America.
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD or SSDI) is a payroll tax-funded, federal insurance program of the United States government.
A soda jerk (or soda jerker) is a person—typically a youth—who operates the soda fountain in a drugstore, often for the purpose of preparing and serving flavored soda water or an ice cream soda.
Star-News is the daily newspaper for Wilmington, North Carolina, and its surrounding area (known as the Lower Cape Fear).
Steve Cochran (born Robert Alexander Cochran, May 25, 1917 – June 15, 1965) was an American film, television and stage actor.
The Sun Journal is a newspaper published in Lewiston, Maine, US, and covers the west of Maine.
Superman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
Sylvia Fine (August 29, 1913October 28, 1991) was an American lyricist, composer, and producer, and the wife of the comedian Danny Kaye.
"Tchaikovsky (and Other Russians)" is a patter song with lyrics by Ira Gershwin and music by Kurt Weill, first performed by American comedian Danny Kaye in the 1941 Broadway musical Lady in the Dark.
Technicolor is a series of color motion picture processes, the first version dating from 1916, and followed by improved versions over several decades.
The Andrews Sisters were an American close harmony singing group of the swing and boogie-woogie eras.
The Cosby Show is an American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984, until April 30, 1992.
The Court Jester is a 1956 musical-comedy film starring Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns, Basil Rathbone, Angela Lansbury and Cecil Parker.
The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) is an American private college and culinary school specializing in culinary, baking, and pastry arts education.
The Daily News is a daily newspaper based in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
The Danny Kaye Show is an American variety show, hosted by the stage and screen star Danny Kaye, which aired on Wednesday nights from September 25, 1963, to June 7, 1967, on the CBS television network.
The Danny Kaye Show is an American old-time radio comedy-variety program.
The Dick Cavett Show was the title of several talk shows hosted by Dick Cavett on various television networks, including.
The Dispatch is an American daily newspaper published in Lexington, North Carolina.
The Five Pennies is a semi-biographical 1959 film starring Danny Kaye as cornet player and bandleader Loring Red Nichols.
The Gettysburg Times is an American newspaper in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania that is owned by the Sample News Group.
The Herald is a Scottish broadsheet newspaper founded in 1783.
The Herald-Standard is a daily newspaper in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, and it has a circulation of 30,000.
The Holocaust, also referred to as the Shoah, was a genocide during World War II in which Nazi Germany, aided by its collaborators, systematically murdered approximately 6 million European Jews, around two-thirds of the Jewish population of Europe, between 1941 and 1945.
The Inspector General is a 1949 Technicolor musical comedy film.
The Kid from Brooklyn is a 1946 American musical comedy film directed by Norman Z. McLeod and starring Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Vera-Ellen, Steve Cochran, Walter Abel, Eve Arden, and Fay Bainter.
The Ledger is a daily newspaper serving Lakeland, Florida and the Polk County area.
The Lucy Show is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from 1962–68.
The Madwoman of Chaillot is a 1969 American satirical comedy-drama film made by Commonwealth United Entertainment and distributed by Warner Bros.-Seven Arts.
The Man from the Diners' Club is a 1963 comedy film starring Danny Kaye, directed by Frank Tashlin.
The Miami News was an evening newspaper in Miami, Florida.
The Modesto Bee is a California newspaper, founded in 1884 as the Daily Evening News and published continuously as a daily under a variety of names.
The Muppet Show is a family-oriented comedy-variety television series that was produced by puppeteer Jim Henson and features The Muppets.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Register-Guard is a daily newspaper in the western United States, published in Eugene, Oregon.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is a 1947 Technicolor comedy film, loosely based on the short story of the same name by James Thurber.
The Twilight Zone is an American media franchise based on the anthology television series created by Rod Serling.
The Twilight Zone (1985) is the first of two revivals of Rod Serling's acclaimed 1959–64 television series of the same name.
The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American musical fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Thomas Jefferson High School was a high school in the East New York section of Brooklyn, New York.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
The Times Colonist is an English-language daily newspaper in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
The Times-News is the daily newspaper for Hendersonville, North Carolina, and its surrounding area.
Today, also called The Today Show, is an American news and talk morning television show that airs on NBC.
Thomas Andrew Lehrer (born April 9, 1928) is a retired American musician, singer-songwriter, satirist, and mathematician.
A toque is a type of hat with a narrow brim or no brim at all.
Torin Herbert Erskine Thatcher (15 January 1905 – 4 March 1981) was an English actor who was noted for his flashy portrayals of screen villains.
The Tri-City Herald is a daily newspaper based in Kennewick, Washington, in the United States.
Tuesday Weld (born Susan Ker Weld; August 27, 1943) is an American actress.
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is an American movie-oriented pay-TV network operated by Turner Broadcasting System. Launched in 1994, TCM is headquartered at Turner's Techwood broadcasting campus in the Midtown business district of Atlanta, Georgia. Historically, the channel's programming consisted mainly of classic theatrically released feature films from the Turner Entertainment film library – which comprises films from Warner Bros. Pictures (covering films released before 1950) and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (covering films released before May 1986). However, TCM now has licensing deals with other Hollywood film studios as well as its WarnerMedia sister company, Warner Bros. (which now controls the Turner Entertainment library and its own later films), and occasionally shows more recent films. The channel is available in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta, Latin America, France, Spain, the Nordic countries, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific.
Two By Two is a Broadway musical with a book by Peter Stone, lyrics by Martin Charnin, and music by Richard Rodgers.
A type rating is a regulating agency's certification of an airplane pilot to fly a certain aircraft type that requires additional training beyond the scope of the initial license and aircraft class training.
A typhoon is a mature tropical cyclone that develops between 180° and 100°E in the Northern Hemisphere.
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is a United Nations (UN) program headquartered in New York City that provides humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.
The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.
The United Service Organizations Inc. (USO) is a nonprofit organization that provides live entertainment, such as comedians and musicians, and other programs to members of the United States Armed Forces and their families.
Up in Arms (1944) is a film directed by Elliott Nugent, and starring Danny Kaye and Dinah Shore.
Utica is a city in the Mohawk Valley and the county seat of Oneida County, New York, United States.
Valhalla is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) located within the town of Mount Pleasant, in Westchester County, New York, United States, in the New York City metropolitan area.
Vera-Ellen (born Vera-Ellen Westmeier Rohe; February 16, 1921 – August 30, 1981) was an American dancer and actress.
Victor Young (August 8, 1900 – November 10, 1956)"Victor Young, Composer, Dies of Heart Attack", Oakland Tribune, November 12, 1956.
Virginia Mayo (born Virginia Clara Jones; November 30, 1920 – January 17, 2005) was an American actress and dancer.
VistaVision is a higher resolution, widescreen variant of the 35 mm motion picture film format which was created by engineers at Paramount Pictures in 1954.
Walter Lang (August 10, 1896 – February 7, 1972) was an American film director.
Walter Benjamin Lantz (April 27, 1899 – March 22, 1994) was an American cartoonist, animator, film producer, director and actor best known for founding Walter Lantz Productions and creating Woody Woodpecker.
Walter Mitty is a fictional character in James Thurber's short story "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty", first published in The New Yorker on March 18, 1939, and in book form in My World and Welcome to It in 1942.
Walter Slezak (3 May 1902 – 21 April 1983) was an Austrian-born character actor and singer who appeared in German films before migrating to the US in 1930 and featuring in numerous Hollywood productions.
What's My Line? is a panel game show that originally ran in the United States on the CBS Television Network from 1950 to 1967, with several international versions and subsequent U.S. revivals.
White Christmas is a 1954 American musical romantic comedy film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera-Ellen.
Whoopee! is a 1930 American pre-Code musical comedy film photographed in two-color Technicolor.
The Windsor Star is the regional daily newspaper of Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
Wonder Man is a 1945 musical film starring Danny Kaye and Virginia Mayo.
Zizi Jeanmaire (born Renée Marcelle Jeanmaire 29 April 1924) is a French ballet dancer and the widow of renowned dancer and choreographer Roland Petit.
Zubin Mehta (born 29 April 1936) is an Indian conductor of Western classical music.
The 24th Academy Awards honored the best in film in 1951, as recognized by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Best Picture was awarded to An American in Paris, which, like A Place in the Sun, received six Academy Awards.
6546 Kaye, provisional designation, is a carbonaceous asteroid from the outer region of the asteroid belt, approximately 22 kilometers in diameter.