IN CELEBRATION OF DANNY KAYE’S CENTENNIAL
WITH SPECIAL GUEST, DAUGHTER DENA KAYE
FEATURING REAL FAKE HOLLYWOOD SNOW!
A holiday favorite from 1954 gets the Gold Standard treatment at Oscars Outdoors in honor of Danny Kaye’s centennial year.
Bing Crosby sings his trademark song, Kaye adds his comedy stylings, and Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen co-star as their singing-and-dancing love interests in this gloriously colorful, widescreen entertainment featuring songs by Irving Berlin.
Even though it’s Southern California, you’ll need to dress warmly, as our Hollywood special effects wizards are predicting a 100% chance of snow for a dramatic conclusion to this seasonal classic.
Hot chocolate and holiday taste treats will be available from some of Los Angeles’s best food trucks, so come early and settle in with your friends and family.
A year-long celebration honoring a legendary entertainer and trail blazing humanitarian
October 24, 2012 (New York, NY) – As announced this morning on NBC’s “TODAY” show, Danny Kaye, a beloved American icon, humanitarian role model and legendary entertainer, will be celebrated during The Danny Kaye Centennial, a year-long tribute filled with activities and events highlighting this uniquely talented man who brought laughter and joy to generations. In addition to being UNICEF’S first Goodwill Ambassador, Kaye received countless accolades during his lifetime including Oscars, Emmys, Golden Globes, The French Legion of Honor, The Kennedy Center Honors and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Danny Kaye Centennial will culminate with UNICEF presenting the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award in 2013.
Singular among show business headliners, Danny Kaye was an actor, singer, dancer and comedian. He was inexhaustibly gifted. Best known for film performances in The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Hans Christian Andersen, The Court Jester, and White Christmas, Kaye was equally as popular on Broadway, in productions like Lady in the Dark, and for his CBS television specials and variety hour. His one-man stage show wowed audiences in Las Vegas, New York and London, where his reception was described as “worshipful hysteria” by Life magazine.