VICTOR BORGE COLLECTION
Danish composer, songwriter, entertainer and "comedian of the keyboard" Victor Borge was considered the gentle giant of stage comedy, with his unique and timeless blend of musical inspired humour. This insightful collection of three programs celebrates a true talent and provides a first rate standing ovation to a comic legend.
In Concert and Encore
Victor Borge, the master musical wit and 'comedian of the keyboard', is captured at his hilarious best in this special London concert performance recorded in 1979. Performing with the 70-piece Wren Orchestra in the Grand Hall of the Wembley Conference Centre - with American soprano, Marylin Mulvey - Borges takes the musical mickey out of Chopin and the great composers in a laugh-out-loud spoof filled with his trademark double-takes and double-entendres.
The Funniest Man in the World
Commemorating his 100th birthday this full portrait of the eponymous performer, featuring an insightful angle on Victor Borge's life achievements, including rare access to the Borge family archive and illuminating interviews from his children and grandchildren, topped of with Danish photographer Tine Harden's touching visual expose of a remarkable career.
Victor Borge Around Australia
Invited time and again to Australian television, his Channel 9 appearances in the '80s and early '90s are legendary as he steals the show from Don Lane, Derryn Hinch and Ray Martin on both The Midday Show and A Current Affair. Interviews with Liz Hayes and footage from Sunday provide fascinating background to this showbiz legend.
- Victor Borge