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" Sinatra was the first great public figure I ever wrote about ," Capp once said.
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The film they did after his return was an inconsequential bit of nothing titled Out Of This World, a satire on the Sinatra bobby-soxer craze.
Other highlights of that decade included the 1942 debut of Fearless Fosdick as Abner's " ideel " ( hero ); the 1946 Lena the Hyena Contest, in which a hideous Lower Slobbovian gal was ultimately revealed in the harrowing winning entry ( as judged by Frank Sinatra, Boris Karloff and Salvador Dalí ) drawn by noted cartoonist Basil Wolverton ; and an ill-fated Sunday parody of Gone With the Wind that aroused anger and legal threats from author Margaret Mitchell, and led to a printed apology within the strip.
It was remade as Pocketful of Miracles in 1961, with Bette Davis in the Apple Annie role ( fused with the old woman from Runyon's short story " The Brain Goes Home "); Frank Sinatra recorded the upbeat title song ( his rendition is not used in the film ).
In 1953 he was cast as Angelo Maggio in the film From Here to Eternity, but was abruptly replaced by Frank Sinatra before filming began.
Francis Albert " Frank " Sinatra,, ( December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998 ) was an American singer and film actor.
Sinatra left Capitol to found his own record label, Reprise Records in 1961 ( finding success with albums such as Ring-a-Ding-Ding !, Sinatra at the Sands and Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim ), toured internationally, was a founding member of the Rat Pack and fraternized with celebrities and statesmen, including John F. Kennedy.
Sinatra was honored at the Kennedy Center Honors in 1983 and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Ronald Reagan in 1985 and the Congressional Gold Medal in 1997.
Sinatra was also the recipient of eleven Grammy Awards, including the Grammy Trustees Award, Grammy Legend Award and the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
Born December 12, 1915, in Hoboken, New Jersey, Sinatra was the only child of Italian immigrants Natalie Della ( Garaventa ) and Antonino Martino Sinatra, and was raised Roman Catholic.
It was eight years before he directed another theatrical film, A Hole in the Head ( 1959 ) with Frank Sinatra, which was his first feature film in color.
It was this musical film which persuaded Arthur Freed to allow Kelly to make On the Town, where he partnered with Frank Sinatra for the third and final time, creating a breakthrough in the musical film genre which has been described as " the most inventive and effervescent musical thus far produced in Hollywood.
Frank Sinatra, who once quipped that the only thing he could do better than Marx was sing, made a film with Marx and Jane Russell in 1951 entitled Double Dynamite.
Bogart was uneasy with Gardner because she had just split from " rat-pack " buddy Frank Sinatra and was carrying on with bullfighter Luis Miguel Dominguín.
Sinatra was named Pack Leader, Bacall was named Den Mother, Bogie was Director of Public Relations, and Sid Luft was Acting Cage Manager.
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Being the idol of the " bobby soxers ", he released his first album, The Voice of Frank Sinatra in 1946.
With sales of his music dwindling and after appearing in several poorly received films, Sinatra retired for the first time in 1971.
Nancy Sinatra was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, the daughter of singer / actor Frank Sinatra and his first wife, Nancy Barbato Sinatra.
At one point in the video, Sinatra shared a kiss with Sammy Davis, Jr. She has stated " The kiss one of the first interracial kisses seen on television and it caused some controversy then, and now.
The single — released the same day as Morrissey ’ s version — charted at # 46 in the UK, providing Sinatra with her first hit for over 30 years.
The first verse of the 1927 version is sung by Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra at the start of the MGM musical film, Take Me Out to the Ball Game ( 1949 ), a movie that also features a song about the famous and fictitious double play combination, O ' Brien to Ryan to Goldberg.
** Frank Sinatra brings Jerry Lewis's former partner Dean Martin onstage, unannounced, at the 1976 Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon in Las Vegas, Nevada, reuniting the comedy team for the first ( and only ) time in over 20 years.
Frank Sinatra recorded for the first time with Basie on 1962's Sinatra-Basie and for a second studio album on 1964's It Might as Well Be Swing, which was arranged by Quincy Jones.
* Frank Sinatra recorded three studio versions of the song ; the first as a single for Columbia in the 1940s, the second, in 1959 for the album No One Cares, and lastly, in 1984 for the album L. A. Is My Lady.
Kate Moss sang professionally for the first time with single " Some Velvet Morning ", a version of the Lee Hazlewood / Nancy Sinatra song.
It was the first in a series of buddy pictures teaming the cocky dancing Kelly with the ( against type ) shy singing Sinatra, which culminated in 1949 with On the Town.
But it was probably Frank Sinatra, whose early career is often linked to his appeal to bobby soxers, who is generally regarded as being the first true ' teen idol '.
Barbara Marx, who was first married to Zeppo Marx, one of the Marx Brothers ( from 1959 until their divorce in 1973 ), then to Frank Sinatra ( from 1976 until his death in 1998 ), was born in Bosworth.
Success would continue as Martin starred alongside Frank Sinatra for the first time in a highly acclaimed Vincente Minnelli drama, Some Came Running ( 1958 ).
In 2001, Clooney's fame widened with the release of his biggest commercial success, Ocean's Eleven, the first of a profitable film trilogy, a remake of the film from 1960 with the members of The Rat Pack with Frank Sinatra as Danny Ocean.
That same year, " I Think I Love You " reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 music chart, making Jones the second person, after Frank Sinatra, and the first woman to win an acting Oscar and also have a # 1 hit on that chart.
Frank Sinatra, who had originally been cast, suddenly dropped out during the first days of filming because each scene had to be shot twice.
Frank Sinatra achieved his first great success as a vocalist in the Dorsey band and claimed he learned breath control from watching Dorsey play trombone.
According to Stephen Bogart, the original members of the Holmby Hills Rat Pack were: Frank Sinatra ( pack master ), Judy Garland ( first vice-president ), Bacall ( den mother ), Sid Luft ( cage master ), Bogart ( rat in charge of public relations ), Swifty Lazar ( recording secretary and treasurer ), Nathaniel Benchley ( historian ), David Niven, Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, George Cukor, Cary Grant, Rex Harrison, and Jimmy Van Heusen.
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" In an interview with George T. Simon in 1948, Sinatra lamented the inferior quality of music he was recording in the late forties and in comparison with " those great Glenn Miller things " from eight years earlier.
* Charlie Turner-Trumpeter who played for and with many great musicians, including Jimmy Dorsey and Frank Sinatra.
Frank Sinatra used the swing-band approach to great effect in almost all of his recordings and kept this style of music popular well into the rock ' n ' roll era.
Lawford had asked Sinatra if he would have Kennedy as a guest at his Palm Springs house in March 1962, and Sinatra went to great lengths ( including the construction of a helipad ) to accommodate the President.
Martin had not made a film or recorded since 1984, and Sinatra felt that the tour would be good for Martin, telling Davis, " I think it would be great for Dean.
The label still issues any Sinatra work recorded while on the label and, after his death in 1998, it had great success with his greatest hits collections.
State Street became a shopping destination during the 1900s and is referred to in the song " Chicago ," sung by Frank Sinatra where Frank refers it to " State Street, that great street.
Mr. Garrison, while discussing great singers of the baroque period, goes on to say that " Nancy Sinatra was quite a choice piece of ass ".
In 1968 he also starred with Frank Sinatra in The Detective, playing a homophobic killer, and received great reviews from The New York Times.