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Danny Kaye Double Bill:


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The first of two films starring
Danny Kaye
Up in Arms with Dinah Shore
Dana Andrews , Constance Dowling Danny Kaye finds himself on board a troop ship heading for the Pacific. His problem is keeping out of trouble ... but having two girlfriends on board doesn't help.
Directed by ELLIOT NUGENT. Films; page 23 and at 3.25
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty with Virginia Mayo, Boris Karloff Fay Bainter , Ann Rutherford
Henpecked by his mother and fiancée, Walter Mitty escapes into a day-dreaming world of wild adventures, in which he is the hero of various romantic situations, always involving the same beautiful girl. But then he meets her in reality and is called upon to act in the heroic manner of his dreams ...
Screenplay by KEN ENGLUND and EVERETT FREEMAN , from a story by JAMES THUREER Produced by SAMUEL GOLDWYN
Director NORMAN z. MCLEOD. Films: p 23


Unknown: Danny Kaye
Unknown: Dinah Shore
Unknown: Dana Andrews
Unknown: Constance Dowling
Unknown: Danny Kaye
Unknown: Don Hatman
Unknown: Allen Boretz
Unknown: Robert Pirosh
Produced By: Samuel Goldwyn
Directed By: Elliot Nugent.
Unknown: Boris Karloff
Unknown: Fay Bainter
Unknown: Ann Rutherford
Unknown: Walter Mitty
Unknown: Ken Englund
Unknown: Everett Freeman
Story By: James Thureer
Produced By: Samuel Goldwyn
Director: Norman Z. McLeod.
Danny Weems: Danny Kaye
Virginia: Dinah Shore
Joe: Dana Andrews
Mary Morgan: Constance Dowling
Col Ashley: Louis Calhern
Blackie: George Matthews
Butterball: Benny Baker
Info Jones: Elisha Cook Jr
Sgt Gelsey: Lyle Talbot
Maj Brock: Walter Catlett
Ashley's aides: George Meeker
Ashley's aides: Richard Powers
Mrs Willoughby: Margaret Dumont
Walter Mitty: Danny Kaye
Rosalind Van Hoorn: Virginia Mayo
Dr Hugo Hollingshead: Boris Karloff
Mrs Mitty: Fay Bainter
Gertrude Griswold: Ann Rutherford
Bruce Pierce: Thurston Hall
Tubby Wadsworth: Gordon Jones
Mrs Griswold: Florence Bates
Peter Van Hoorn: Konstantin Shayne

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Danny Kaye Double Bill:

BBC One London, 3 August 1980 13.45

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