Antonio Castro, Sinatra, is a fighter of life working in an old cabaret in Barcelona imitating Frank Sinatra, accompanied in his show by Groucho Marx, Marlene Dietrich and Lola Flores. But one day, the sky dresses in gray for him. His wife, who works as a waitress in the same place, decides to leave him for a black man.
In Glasgow, Toni Cocozza, age 28, aspires to be a lounge singer; his repertoire is strictly Sinatra, backed by Bill, an aging piano player and his only friend. Toni dreams big and enters a local television talent show. About that time, a local Mob boss decides Toni is great entertainment and invites him to be his guest at a casino. Toni chats up Irene, a cigarette girl, he gets an odd job or two from Chisolm, the mobster's number two, the audition goes bust, and Toni's future is uncertain. One thing leads to another with the Mob. Is Toni at a crossroads, or is there in reality no turning or going back?
The life of Frank Sinatra, as an actor and singer and the steps along the way that led him to become such an icon.
Performing timeless pieces such as "Night & Day" and "I've Got You Under My Skin," Sinatra's legendary voice and easy manner charms audiences young and old. As he suggests in the shows opening scene, singing "Come Fly With Me," Sinatra takes his fans on a journey back to his Capitol era, where he garnered the reputation he still holds today, as one of the finest American popular singers and entertainers of all time. VINTAGE SINATRA also features rare footage of Sinatra's heart-warming Valentine's Day performance of "My Funny Valentine" to a young, blushing Nancy Sinatra on "The Frank Sinatra Show." This exceptional retrospective also features Sinatra's personal favorite genre, smoky, dark and swanky nightclub music. With performances of "The Lady is a Tramp" and "Angel Eyes," Sinatra's zest for life and music shines brightly.
Sinatra and Friends was a television special that aired on April 21, 1977. Featuring contemporary artists such as John Denver and Natalie Cole, as well as Dean Martin, Tony Bennett, Loretta Lynn, Leslie Uggams and Robert Merrill, Sinatra performs duets of standards in different styles such as folk and disco in addition to each singer performing solo.
Featuring Don Costa and his Orchestra, this final installment of Frank Sinatra's annual televised specials showcases highlights from his storied career and an early rendition of "My Way," which would go on to become Sinatra's signature song.
In need of a grubstake, a young man convinces a couple of friends to help him kidnap Frank Sinatra Jr. It's a true story
In his five-decade career, the 1950s and 1960s were Frank Sinatra's Golden Age. He was at the top of his game in music, film and television, becoming the most popular artist on the planet.
After a brief flash-forward to Frank Sinatra as an old man, saying "I miss my guys," the movie's main narrative begins during high points in the solo careers of the Rat Pack: Dean Martin has become a big success despite the breakup of his partnership with Jerry Lewis; Sinatra's career is at its peak; Sammy Davis, Jr., is making a comeback after a near fatal car crash, and standup comic Joey Bishop is gaining exposure as an opening act for the other three. The Pack becomes complete when Sinatra reconciles with actor Peter Lawford, who has been ostracized since being seen out publicly with Sinatra's ex-wife, Ava Gardner.
Frank Sinatra "Classic Duets" features an incredible roster of many of the greatest and most influential jazz and pop singers of all time. Compiled from Sinatra TV specials that originally aired between 1957-1960, this highly collectable program includes complete musical performances and special interviews and commentary from the Sinatra family, Tina, Nancy and Frank Sinatra Jr. Highlights include Frank Sinatra performing with Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Louis Armstrong, Dean Martin, Bing Crosby, Lena Horne, Nancy Sinatra, Elvis Presley and more.
This documentary traces the remarkable career of Frank Sinatra, offering up over a dozen archival performances by the master vocalist. This program contains full renditions of such favorites as "Witchcraft," "High Hopes," "Stardust," "I'll Never Smile Again," and "Luck Be A Lady."
Bonus Compilation to the 2003 PBS special Vintage Sinatra, which offers a look back at Sinatra’s television performances prior to the beginning of the A Man And His Music series. With classic performances from his 1957–58 ABC television series, Ol’ Blue Eyes is in peak form as he treats the viewing audience to show-stopping versions of “Come Fly With Me,” “Too Marvelous For Words” and “I’ve Got The World On A String.” Included as a box-set exclusive are 10 television performances from the same era that were never broadcast or previously released.
The twinkle of Frank Sinatra's "Ol' Blue Eyes" melds with the beauty of ballet in this innovative program starring world-renowned dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov and members of the American Ballet Theatre. Choreographed by the legendary Twyla Tharp, three performances -- "The Little Ballet," "Sinatra Suite" and "Push Comes to Shove" -- bring Baryshnikov's terpsichorean talents center stage and rekindle Sinatra's magic.
Brutal and celebrated Mafia gangster John Gotti (Danny Nucci) schemes, shoves and murders his way to the top of that world in this gritty biography told from the perspective of Salvatore Polisi (Jason Gedrick), who owns the Sinatra Club, where Gotti's crew hangs out. Determined to make his name, the young Gotti plans a daring armored-car robbery that he expects to get him noticed by the bosses of each of New York's five major crime families.
The story behind the filming of the seminal Rat Pack movie Ocean's Eleven, this documentary follows hepcats Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford and Joey Bishop -- the very essence of cool in the early 1960s. Sinatra and the "pack" shot the film by day in Las Vegas, partied hard all night at the casino tables in the Sands Hotel and performed in the Copa Room. Rare footage, newsreels and interviews are included.
Frank Sinatra had the utmost respect and admiration for the songwriters who fashioned the wonderful words and marvelous melodies he sang. In this remarkable collection of songs from Sinatra's Golden Age (1943-1959), Frank lends his special magic to the words of Harold Arlen, Irving Berlin, Oscar Hammerstein, Frank Loesser and many others. Includes classics such as "Fly Me to the Moon," My Romance" and "That Old Black Magic."
The story around Frank’s voice: Francis Albert Sinatra as a person, the man behind the winning smile. Where lies the key to his success? How and why Sinatra became a big star, an icon, a hero, who influenced an entire era?
Having established himself as a household name after his previous A Man and His Music specials, Frank Sinatra made a bold statement in 1968 by starring in an NBC television special celebrating black music and its cultural impact in the midst of the Civil Rights struggle. Featuring special guests Diahann Carroll and The 5th Dimension.
Tina Sinatra narrates this TV special of select clips of Frank Sinatra singing.
A tribute concert celebrating Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday that promises performances from Tony Bennett, Garth Brooks, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Adam Levine, Carrie Underwood, Usher, Zac Brown, Harry Connick Jr., Celine Dion, Lady Gaga and Juanes.
Sinatra is a 1992 CBS miniseries biography and drama about singer Frank Sinatra. Developed and executive produced by Frank's youngest daughter Tina Sinatra and approved by Frank himself. Directed by James Steven Sadwith, produced by Richard M. Rosenbloom, and written by William Mastrosimone and Abby Mann. It stars Philip Casnoff, Olympia Dukakis, Joe Santos, Gina Gershon, Nina Siemaszko, and Marcia Gay Harden. It won 2 and was nominated for 7 Emmy Awards Awards, along with a win and 2 nominations for a Golden Globe Award. Released on November 8, 1992, it was re-released on a two disc DVD Warner Home Video on May 13, 2008.
Sinatra is a 1992 CBS miniseries biography and drama, starring Philip Casnoff as singer Frank Sinatra, developed and executive produced by Frank's youngest daughter Tina Sinatra.
An up-close and personal examination of the life, music and career of the legendary entertainer. Told in his own words from hours of archived interviews, along with commentary from those closest to him, the documentary weaves the music and images from Sinatra’s life together with rarely seen footage of his famous 1971 “Retirement Concert” in Los Angeles. The film’s narrative is shaped by Sinatra’s song choices for that concert, which Gibney interprets as the singer’s personal guide through his own life.
The Frank Sinatra Show was an American musical variety series hosted by Frank Sinatra from 1950 to 1952. The series aired on CBS. As with many variety shows of the time, the show was broadcast live and was recorded via kinescope. Some episodes were 30 minutes long while others were 60 minutes.
The Frank Sinatra Show is an ABC variety and drama series, starring Frank Sinatra, premiering on October 18, 1957, and last airing on June 27, 1958.
Francis Albert Sinatra Does His Thing was an Emmy-nominated television special starring Frank Sinatra, Diahann Carroll and The 5th Dimension recorded in November 1968 and broadcast on NBC. The title references Sinatra's attempts at engaging with the youth culture of the late 1960s. Don Costa was the bandleader.