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October 29, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Sylvia Fine Kaye, a producer, teacher, writer and composer who wrote some of the funniest and most famous material performed by her husband, Danny Kaye, died Monday at age 78. Fine, who died at her Manhattan home, had suffered from emphysema, said her publicist, Bobby Zarem. She wrote the words and music for the songs in such Danny Kaye movies as "Up In Arms," "Wonder Man," "The Kid From Brooklyn," "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," "The Inspector General" and "The Court Jester."
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October 29, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Sylvia Fine Kaye, a producer, teacher, writer and composer who wrote some of the funniest and most famous material performed by her husband, Danny Kaye, died Monday at age 78. Fine, who died at her Manhattan home, had suffered from emphysema, said her publicist, Bobby Zarem. She wrote the words and music for the songs in such Danny Kaye movies as "Up In Arms," "Wonder Man," "The Kid From Brooklyn," "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," "The Inspector General" and "The Court Jester."
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October 23, 1987 | CLARKE TAYLOR
The United Nations was chosen as the site for a memorial tribute to Danny Kaye, those who eulogized him here explained, because his "humanitarianism" outshone even his great stardom around the world. "Danny Kaye brought to life the first words of the U.N. Charter--'We the peoples,' " U.N. Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar said in opening remarks Wednesday night before several hundred invited guests, including Kaye's widow, Sylvia Fine Kaye. They were gathered, like delegates, in a U.N.
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October 23, 1987 | CLARKE TAYLOR
The United Nations was chosen as the site for a memorial tribute to Danny Kaye, those who eulogized him here explained, because his "humanitarianism" outshone even his great stardom around the world. "Danny Kaye brought to life the first words of the U.N. Charter--'We the peoples,' " U.N. Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar said in opening remarks Wednesday night before several hundred invited guests, including Kaye's widow, Sylvia Fine Kaye. They were gathered, like delegates, in a U.N.
NEWS
December 22, 1985
What a delightful treat to enjoy Sylvia Fine Kaye's "Musical Comedy Tonight III" on PBS. Hope this lovely, witty lady will be able to bring us number IV. Mrs. Charles B. Smith, South Laguna
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November 21, 1985 | JOAN HANAUER, UPI TV Reporter
The American musical comedy and the American musical theater are two separate entities--but Jerome Kern was a pioneer in both forms. So says Sylvia Fine Kaye, the wife of Danny Kaye, who also is a producer, writer, composer, lyricist and teacher--and who produced, wrote and hosts "Musical Comedy Tonight III," to air on PBS Friday (8 p.m. on Channel 24, 9 p.m. on Channels 28 and 15).
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September 8, 1986 | LEE MARGULIES, Times Staff Writer
Documentaries about the careers of actors Laurence Olivier, W.C. Fields and Spencer Tracy shared the limelight in the first round of the 38th annual Emmy Awards for outstanding nighttime TV programs. "W.C. Fields Straight Up" was named best informational special Saturday night and "Laurence Olivier--A Life" shared the honors as best informational series with "Planet Earth." All three programs aired on the Public Broadcasting Service.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 1, 1986
Here are the nominations for the 38th annual prime-time Emmy Awards, covering the period of July 1, 1985, through June 30, 1986. COMEDY SERIES "Cheers," NBC. "The Cosby Show," NBC. "Family Ties," NBC. "The Golden Girls," NBC. "Kate & Allie," CBS. DRAMA SERIES "Cagney & Lacey," CBS. "Hill Street Blues," NBC. "Moonlighting," ABC. "Murder, She Wrote," CBS. "St. Elsewhere," NBC. MINISERIES "Dress Gray," NBC. "The Long Hot Summer," NBC. "Lord Mountbatten: The Last Viceroy," PBS.
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March 6, 1985 | JODY JACOBS, Times Society Editor
While the cameras focused, Mikhail Baryshnikov, the dancing director of New York's American Ballet Theatre, bussed Jane Fonda. And then, with the cameras still watching, Fonda smooched with Danny Kaye. And later, the usually shy and dour (especially around photographers) Baryshnikov kissed prima ballerina assoluta Natalia Makarova, put his arms around Anne Bancroft (she co-starred in his first U.S.
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June 14, 1985 | LEE MARGULIES, Times Staff Writer
The recent Los Angeles area Emmy Awards gave clear-cut evidence that local programming at public television station KCET is alive and well. Channel 28 won nine of the local Emmys, more than any other station in town except KCBS-TV Channel 2. Only two years ago, KCET didn't even garner that many nominations , reflecting the severe programming and personnel cutbacks that had been instituted in 1982 to stave off bankruptcy.
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April 4, 2003 | Philip Brandes;David C. Nichols;Daryl H. Miller
Exceptional singing ignites all-important passions that help overcome staging and venue limitations in Cabrillo Music Theatre's revival of "Carousel," at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza.
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February 9, 1986 | MARY LOU LOPER, Times Staff Writer
The chairmen for Food Fare '86, the Los Angeles Planned Parenthood Guild's huge gourmet food event March 5 at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, must be gaining tons. With panache and flamboyance, they've been darting here and there assembling 70 chefs, caterers, cooking teachers and retailers to participate in their cooking extravaganza, and, with those contacts, can one resist food? Benefit co-chairs Mmes. Donald J. Alschuler and David Kelton are working with Mrs. Gordon S.
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