The Kid From Brooklyn
The Kid From Brooklyn (1946)

Danny Kaye stars in this remake of the 1936 Harold Lloyd vehicle The Milky Way as Burleigh Sullivan, a mild-mannered milkman who becomes a boxing sensation by virtue of knocking out the middleweight champ in a street fight.

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: March 21, 1946
DVD Release Date: August 14, 2007
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Noel Murray
The Dissolve

The Kid From Brooklyn keeps stalling the plot to fit in another of the usual Goldwyn musical-comedy elements

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Surprisingly pleasing Danny Kaye vehicle.

Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

For Kaye fans only. It has some moments, but Kaye is an acquired taste and here the taste is somewhat sour.

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Flixster Audience Score: 69% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Cute, silly very lightweight comic musical with Kaye antic as ever and an amazing array of wonderful supporting actesses. Eve Arden is acerbic and terrifically… More
Barry Lappin
I remeber this as a kid and I loved it. Kaye was a genious and will be missed.
Anthony Valletta
Remake of "The Milky Way" is lots of fun thanks to Kaye.