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Title supplied by cataloger. Photograph caption dated September 17, 1964 reads, "Oriental welcome--Arriving in Chinatown, Danny and his group were met by a Chinese band. Here Kaye tries his hand at the drums." One of five images featured in the news article, documenting an unique preview for the new season of The Danny Kaye Show on CBS. Kaye and the CBS Television Network played host to over 100 celebrities and press members on an American Airlines Astrojet from Los Angeles to San Francisco. The event started at 5:45 p.m. and ended at 1 a.m. with constant activities, including a cocktail party at the Admirals Club Lounge at Los Angeles International Airport, the flight to San Francisco, the screening of the first new show in flight, a bus trip to San Francisco Chinatown, a period for bands, traditional dragon dances, a parade and autographs, another cocktail party, a 12-course dinner, and the return to airport and flight back to Los Angeles. The first show of the new season of The Danny Kaye Show was broadcast on September 23, 1964 with guest stars Gwen Verdon and the Rhythm Masters.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm. Photographic prints
Kaye, Danny Drum and bugle corps--California--San Francisco Chinese Americans--California--San Francisco Drum--Performance Comedians--United States Actors--United States Motion picture actors and actresses--United States Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs