Sinatra Special: Eat, Drink, Singing, Acting

Credit: Vanity Fair

This week enjoy some pasta and have a Jack Daniels with Francis Albert Sinatra, and watch his Academy-Award-winning short film The House I Live In in celebration of his 100th birthday and this weekend’s Ring-a-Ding-Ding: The Movies of Frank Sinatra at San Francisco’s Vogue Theater.

Eat Like the Stars: Sinatra Marinara Sauce, Fettucine a la Sinatra, and Sausage and Peppers by Sinatra

Frank Sinatra and Dinah Shore preparing tomato sauce in 1970. Credit: SinatraFamily.com.by Jenny Hammerton

Frank Sinatra by all accounts, was a very accomplished cook. Continue reading →

Frank Sinatra. The Chairman. Frank & Ava & Mia & Barbara. Jack Daniel’s. Old No. 7. Jack & Ginger & Coke & Rocks & Lemonade

DrinkinHand1by Michael Cecconi

Who made the 20th century? On the booze front you have the shadow of Prohibition looming, the rise of vodka, the rise and fall and rise again of proper cocktails, and through it all you have Jack Daniel’s.

In entertainment you have the death of silent films and the rise of the talkie, … Continue reading →

Dreams Do Come True: How I Met Frank Sinatra

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by Walt von Hauffe

As a film publicist of 40 years-plus, I was fortunate enough to work with a lot of major movie stars and directors from the golden age of Hollywood, but the biggest thrill I ever had was to meet and actually talk to Frank Sinatra. Continue reading

Blue Eyes, Silver Screen: Vogue Celebrates Sinatra at 100 with Film Series

This charming rat: Sinatra flanked by Kim Novak and Rita Hayworth in Pal Joey.

by Pam Grady

He was the teen idol that made the bobbysoxers swoon, the Rat Pack’s Chairman of the Board, and the saloon singer with the velvet voice and impeccable phrasing. Continue reading

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