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The Inspector General (1949) 6.9/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01

A new comedy kayo from Warner Bros.
An illiterate stooge in a traveling medicine show wanders into a strange town and is picked up on a vagrancy charge. The town's corrupt officials mistake him for the inspector general whom they think is traveling in disguise. Fearing he will discover they've been pocketing tax money, they make several bungled attempts to kill him.

Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Director: Henry Koster
Starring: Danny Kaye, Walter Slezak, Barbara Bates

A Song Is Born (1948) 7.1/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01

...with the hottest men in music - beating out the rhythm with'm!
The story of seven scholars (including Danny Kaye and Benny Goodman) in search of an expert to teach them about swing music. They seem to have found the perfect candidate in winsome nightclub singer Honey Swanson (Virginia Mayo). But Honey's gangster boyfriend doesn't want to give her up.

Genre: Action, Comedy, Music
Director: Howard Hawks
Starring: Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Benny Goodman

Hans Christian Andersen (1952) 6.9/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01

The glorious story of the greatest storyteller of them all!
The inimitable Danny Kaye stars as famed storyteller Hans Christian Andersen in this charming fictionalized biopic that blends music, romance, comedy and fantasy to trace the life of Denmark's literary hero. A small-town shoemaker with a knack for spinning yarns, Hans encounters happiness and heartbreak on his road to becoming a full-fledged writer.

Genre: Music, Romance, Family
Director: Charles Vidor
Starring: Danny Kaye, Farley Granger, Zizi Jeanmaire

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947) 7.1/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01

Walter Mitty, a daydreaming writer with an overprotective mother, likes to imagine that he is a hero who experiences fantastic adventures. His dream becomes reality when he accidentally meets a mysterious woman who hands him a little black book. According to her, it contains the locations of the Dutch crown jewels hidden since World War II. Soon, Mitty finds himself in the middle of a confusing conspiracy, where he has difficulty differentiating between fact and fiction.

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Director: Norman Z. McLeod
Starring: Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Boris Karloff

The Five Pennies (1959) 7.3/10

The musical biopic of jazz great Red Nichols features a healthy dose of melodrama along with the melodies. As the famed Dixieland cornetist, he runs into opposition to his sound, but breaks through to success. He marries a warm, patient woman (Bel Geddes) and even finds time to raise a family. Then tragedy strikes when their daughter contracts polio. The jazzman puts down his horn to stand by her.

Genre: Drama, Music
Director: Melville Shavelson
Starring: Danny Kaye, Barbara Bel Geddes, Louis Armstrong

The Kid from Brooklyn (1946) 6.8/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01

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.

Genre: Comedy, Music
Director: Norman Z. McLeod
Starring: Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Vera-Ellen

The Court Jester (1955) 7.9/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01

SONGS! Where Walks My True Love -- Baby Let Me Take You Dreaming -- Life Could Not Better Be -- The Maladjusted Jester -- My Heart Knows A Lovely Song! -- Outfox The Fox
A 12th century court jester in England becomes involved with a desperate band of outlaws who are attempting to overthrow the king.

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Director: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama
Starring: Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns, Basil Rathbone

On the Riviera (1951) 6.5/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01

In this fast-paced remake of the Muarice Chavlier vehicle Folies Bergere, talented Danny Kaye plays both a performer and a heroic French military pilot.

Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Director: Walter Lang
Starring: Danny Kaye, Gene Tierney, Corinne Calvet