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Business Papers, 1938-1992 (continued)
Danny Kaye Productions, 1952-1986 (continued)
Dena Music Files, 1955-1965
Correspondence, music clearance sheets, music contracts, copyright registrations, recording licenses, and copyright assignments.
Arranged alphabetically by folder title.
BOX-FOLDER 564/6 American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), 1964-1965
BOX-FOLDER 564/7 Bekins Inventory, undated
BOX-FOLDER 564/8 Capitol Records, 1956
BOX-FOLDER 564/9-10 Correspondence, 1955-1965
BOX-FOLDER 564/11, 635/11 Golden Records, 1960-1965
BOX-FOLDER 636/1 Kaye, Danny – Recordings, undated
Advertising material and album covers.
Ciu Ciu Bella, Danny at the Palace, the Five Pennies, the Magic Toy Shop, and Pure Danny.
BOX-FOLDER 564/12 London Records, Inc., 1960-1963
BOX-FOLDER 564/13 Reprise Records, 1962-1963
BOX-FOLDER 564/14-19 Rights and Contracts, F-G, L-Y, 1955-1965
BOX-FOLDER 769/5 Uncle Pockets, 1951-1952
BOX-FOLDER 564/20 Wildflower Music, Inc., 1963-1965
Dena Pictures Files, 1952-1986
Correspondence, contracts, clippings, music clearance sheets, program treatments, royalty statements, and travel itineraries.
Arranged in four subseries: Administrative Materials, Danny Kaye Specials, Danny Kaye Show, and John Gary Show.
Administrative Materials, 1952-1986
Materials concerning the operation and management of the Kaye/Fine production company. These files are essentially the office files of Herb Bonis, Kaye's manager and head of the production company. Development files containing correspondence and script treatments either submitted to Dena Pictures or generated by it make up nearly half of the files.
Arranged alphabetically by folder title.
BOX-FOLDER 564/21 Ad Agency Contracts, undated
BOX-FOLDER 564/22 Ad Agency Services, undated
BOX-FOLDER 564/23 Address Lists, 1966, undated
BOX-FOLDER 564/24, 440/1, 624/2 Advertising Miscellaneous, 1950s-1960s
BOX-FOLDER 564/25 Agent Correspondence, 1963, 1966-1967
Includes photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 564/26 American Federation of Musicians, 1964, 1966, 1979
BOX-FOLDER 564/27, 565/1 American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, 1959-1968
BOX-FOLDER 565/2 American Guild of Variety Artists (AGVA), 1963-1968
BOX-FOLDER 565/3 American Motors Album, 1963-1964
BOX-FOLDER 565/4 Andresen, Hans, 1972
BOX-FOLDER 565/5 Armed Forces Radio and Television Services, 1963-1966
BOX-FOLDER 565/6 Ashley Famous Agency, 1963, 1965-1968
BOX-FOLDER 565/7 Bella Productions – "The Wrong-way Light Bulb," 1969
BOX-FOLDER 565/8 Bonis, Herb – Expense Reports, 1966-1969
BOX-FOLDER 565/9 Bungalow, 1963-1964
Includes photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 565/10 Business Proposals, 1966-1970, undated
BOX-FOLDER 565/11 CBS, 1965-1967, undated
BOX-FOLDER 565/12 Chichester Festival, 1967-1968, undated
BOX-FOLDER 565/13-14 Correspondence – Bonis, Herb, 1958-1959, 1963-1977, undated
Includes photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 565/15-16 Correspondence – Bonis, Herb, Personal, 1966-1971, undated
Includes photographs of Danny Kaye.
BOX-FOLDER 565/17-28 Correspondence – Chronological, 1967-1972
BOX-FOLDER 565/29 Correspondence – Form Letters, 1966
BOX-FOLDER 565/30-31, 566/1-7 Correspondence – Kaye, Danny, 1959-1986, undated
Correspondents include Jim Backus, Lucille Ball, Jackie Cooper, John Gary, Larry Gelbart, Arthur Godfrey, Lou Gorman, Katharine Graham, Buddy Greco, Hubert H. Humphrey, Norman Jewison, Jacob Javits, Sheldon Keller, Gene Kelly, Stanley Kramer, Stan Laurel, Norman Lear, Mervyn LeRoy, Victoria Meyerink, Howie Morris, Jim Nabors, William Paley, George Schlatter, Louis Seltzer, Enzo Stuarti, Jack Valenti, and Lawrence Weingarten.
BOX-FOLDER 566/8-12 Cohen & Bricker, 1962-1963, 1966-1970, 1974
BOX-FOLDER 566/13 Contributions, 1966-1967
BOX-FOLDER 566/14 Creative Management, 1969-1971
BOX-FOLDER 625/3 Danny Kaye's Around the World Stories/Stories From Many Lands, 1960
BOX-FOLDER 566/15 Dena Aircraft Lease, 1961-1961
BOX-FOLDER 566/16 Dena Music, 1964-1968
BOX-FOLDER 566/17-568/20, 440/2 Development, 1952-1969, 1986
Correspondence, research material, script drafts, and treatments.
BOX-FOLDER 568/21 The Dunhills, undated
BOX-FOLDER 568/22 The Eady Plan, 1967
BOX-FOLDER 568/23-25 Entertainment Hall of Fame, 1975-1976
BOX-FOLDER 568/26 Fan Mail, 1968, 1971-1975
Includes photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 568/27 Folk Song Album, 1961-1962
BOX-FOLDER 568/28 Fleckman, Manny, 1981-1982
BOX-FOLDER 568/29 General Motors Commercials, The Secret Life of Danny Kaye, 1961
BOX-FOLDER 568/30 Harrah's, 1962, 1964-1965
BOX-FOLDER 568/31 H. C. Andersen Spillane – "The Elf Hill King," 1979
BOX-FOLDER 568/32 Heller, Seymour, 1967
BOX-FOLDER 568/33 Hong Kong Trip, 1965
BOX-FOLDER 568/34-35 Insurance, 1967, 1969, 1978
BOX-FOLDER 568/36 International Children's Choir, 1975
BOX-FOLDER 568/37 Interviews, 1966
BOX-FOLDER 568/38 Invitations, 1966-1967, 1973-1974
BOX-FOLDER 568/39 Job/Audition Requests, 1967, 1969
BOX-FOLDER 568/40 Julius Lefkowitz and Co., 1964-1969
BOX-FOLDER 568/41 Kaye, Danny – Employment Contract, 1959-1961
BOX-FOLDER 569/1-2 Kaye, Danny – Business Papers, 1960-1969, 1972-1977
BOX-FOLDER 569/3-4 Kaye-Smith Enterprises, 1963-1968, 1970-1975
BOX-FOLDER 569/5 King Carl XIV Gustav, 1976
Includes photographs of Danny Kaye, Sylvia Fine, and King Carl XIV Gustav.
BOX-FOLDER 569/6-7 Lantz, Robert, 1969-1976
BOX-FOLDER 569/8 Library of Congress Film Requests, 1967-1968
BOX-FOLDER 569/9 Libson, Nyman, 1966-1969
BOX-FOLDER 569/10 Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, 1956, 1963-1967
BOX-FOLDER 569/11 Material Re-Use Requests, 1967, 1978-1983
BOX-FOLDER 569/12 Mirisch TV Inc., 1968
BOX-FOLDER 569/13 Miscellaneous, 1957-1976, undated
BOX-FOLDER 569/14 NFL Game of the Week, 1973
BOX-FOLDER 569/15 Night of 100 Stars, 1984
BOX-FOLDER 569/16 National Cultural Center, 1962-1963
BOX-FOLDER 569/17 Office Leases, 1969-1970, undated
BOX-FOLDER 569/18 Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade, 1983-1984
Includes photographs of Danny Kaye.
BOX-FOLDER 569/19 Rankin & Bass (Videocraft), 1970-1971
BOX-FOLDER 569/20-22 Requests, 1966-1967
BOX-FOLDER 569/23-28 Rogers, Cowan, and Brenner, 1966-1985
BOX-FOLDER 440/3 Royalty Statements, 1976
BOX-FOLDER 569/29 Schedules, 1961
BOX-FOLDER 569/30-32, 570/1-2 Sedawie, Norman, 1959-1967
BOX-FOLDER 570/3 Tapes, Danny Kaye Special, 1971
BOX-FOLDER 570/4-6 Timex Presents Words and Music, 1974
Includes script.
BOX-FOLDER 570/8, 440/4, 769/6 United States Travel Service, 1962
Includes photographs of Danny Kaye.
BOX-FOLDER 570/9 William Morris Agency, 1967, 1969, 1982
Danny Kaye Specials, 1960-1963
Correspondence, production, and publicity materials.
Arranged chronologically by show date and alphabetically therein.
BOX-FOLDER 570/10-14 An Hour with Danny Kaye, 1960-1961
Includes commercials, contracts, correspondence, production materials, and publicity.
Correspondents include Norman Jewison.
BOX-FOLDER 570/15-19, 625/4 The Danny Kaye Show, 1960-1962
Includes agreements, budgets, commercials, production materials, and publicity.
BOX-FOLDER 570/20-23 The Danny Kaye Show with Lucille Ball, 1962-1963
Includes agreements, commercials, correspondence, production materials, and publicity.
BOX-FOLDER 769/7 Danny Kaye Specials - Miscellaneous, 1960-1961, undated
Danny Kaye Show, 1962-1973
Contracts; financial reports; production materials including music clearance sheets, show rundowns, rehearsal schedules, and staff lists; and invoices and paid bills. Production stills can be found in the Photographs series.
Arranged in four file units: Contracts, Financial Materials, Production Material, and Paid Bills.
BOX-FOLDER 571/1-572/7 Employment Contracts, 1963-1966
Contracts with program dancers, musicians, and production staff.
BOX-FOLDER 572/8-10 General Contracts, 1962-1967
BOX-FOLDER 572/9-574/65 Guest Contracts, 1963-1967
BOX-FOLDER 575/1-577/1 Financial Reports – Domestic, 1963-1967
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