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Frank Sinatra’s Generosity – Ernest Borgnine

Frank Sinatra’s Generosity Ernest Borgnine * When Lee J. Cobb, an actor who Sinatra knew for their appearance together in The Miracle Of The Bells but was not especially close to, nearly died of a heart attack in 1955, Sinatra gave him moral support, paid his bills and housed him during his recuperation. In Cobb’s words: “He built […]

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Frank Sinatra & Dean Martin – RARE backstage footage – Sweden 1960

Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin RARE backstage footage  Sweden 1960 * Some More Frank Sinatra History Frank Sinatra’s father, Antonino – a small, blue-eyed, ruddy-complexioned man – was from Lercara Friddi, near Palermo, Sicily. His parents had originally been vineyard cultivators. He arrived at Ellis Island with his mother and sisters in 1903, when they joined his father, Francesco Sinatra, who had immigrated to […]

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Dean Martin’s Last TV Appearance 

Dean Martin’s Last TV Appearance  *   This is the last TV appearance of Dean Martin as he wished Frank Sinatra a Happy Birthday and remembered their wonderful past in multiple video pieces. I know you will enjoy…..    * Dean Martin (born Dino Paul Crocetti; June 7, 1917 – December 25, 1995) was an American singer, […]

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Annette Funicello – Disney Family Album

Annette Funicello Disney Family Album *   Annette Joanne Funicello (October 22, 1942 – April 8, 2013) was an Italian-American actress and singer. Funicello began her professional career as a child performer at the age of twelve. She rose to prominence as one of the most popular Mouseketeers on the original Mickey Mouse Club. As a teenager, she transitioned to […]

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Don Rickles – Roberto Benigni On Jay Leno – HYSTERICAL / CRAZINESS

Don Rickles – Roberto Benigni On Jay Leno HYSTERICAL / CRAZINESS 1995 *   Roberto Remigio Benigni, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI is an Italian actor, comedian, screenwriter and director. He co-wrote, directed and acted in the 1997 film Life Is Beautiful, which won him the Academy Award for Best Actor at the 71st Oscars Ceremony. He also portrayed Inspector Clouseau‘s son in Son of the Pink Panther (1993) and […]

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Dean Martin The Coolest Cat that Ever Lived

Dean Martin The Coolest Cat that Ever Lived * Truly there has only been one Dean Martin. And yes he was everyone’s version of Cool. This is a wonderful video describing and celebrating Dean Martin and his approach to life.  Dean Martin the epitome of Cool A number of Martin songs have been featured across […]

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Dean Martin on the Perry Como Show – Part 1

Dean Martin on the Perry Como Show – Part 1 PRICELESS * This is a wonderful piece of the Perry Como Show back in the day. I think PRICELESS is a good descriptive adjective for this one. Dean Martin and Perry Como on Perry’s Show * Dean Martin was born Dino Paul Crocetti on June […]

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Dean Martin Roast – Don Rickles Roasts Frank Sinatra

Dean Martin Roast Don Rickles Roasts Frank Sinatra * The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast was an NBC television special show hosted by entertainer Dean Martin in 1974–1984. For a series of 54 specials and shows, Martin and his friends would “roast” a celebrity. The roasts were patterned after the roasts held at the New York Friars’ Club.   * In 1973, The […]

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Dean Martin – Mystery Voice Contest – 3rd Week – Makes me smile

Dean Martin – Mystery Voice Contest – 3rd Week – Still Makes me smile * Do you remember Dean’s Mystery Voice Contest…..? Well this was the last week when we discover who the “Mystery Voice is” … Do Be Do Be Do The Dean Martin Show, not to be confused with the Dean Martin Variety Show (1959–1960), […]

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Dean Martin & Johnny Carson – Simple stuff that makes you smile

Dean Martin & Johnny Carson Simple stuff that makes you smile * If you recall the Dean Martin show you remember that on each episode when he left the piano and went to the couch to sing he would stop and open the side door. There to his surprise was a celebrity. Could have been […]

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