The Frank Sinatra Show

Season 2 Episode 2

An Afternoon With Frank Sinatra

Aired Friday 9:00 PM Dec 13, 1959 on ABC
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An Afternoon With Frank Sinatra
For his second show of the season, Frank Sinatra's guests are his pal Peter Lawford, comedienne Hermione Gingold, singer Ella Fitzgerald, the Hi-Lo's vocal group, Red Norvo's jazz combo and dancer Juliet Prowse. Nelson Riddle conducts the orchestra on the hour-long taped telecast. Highlights: You're Invited to Spend the Afternoon - Sinatra / I've Got the World on a String - Sinatra / Lazy Afternoon - Hi-Lo's / It's Alright with Me - Sinatra / Don't Fence Me In - Sinatra & Prowse / Too Darn Hot - Prowse / Here's That Rainy Day - Sinatra & Norvo / Love is Here to Stay - Sinatra / Too Marvelous for Words - Sinatra / I'll Never Smile Again - Sinatra & Hi-Lo's / There's a Lull in My Life - Fitzgerald / Just You, Just Me - Fitzgerald / How High the Moon - Sinatra & Fitzgerald / Can't We Be Friends - Sinatra & Fitzgerald / Comes to Love, Nothing Can Be Done - Gingold & Lawford / Puttin' on the Ritz - Lawford, Gingold & Prowse / Love is Sweeping the Country/Gershwin Medley - Sinatra, Fitzgerald, Lawford, Prowse & Gingold.moreless

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    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (0)

    • QUOTES (1)

      • "If you're really stuck...I'd like to say a few words about my brother-in-law Senator John Kennedy" - Peter Lawford
        "Hold it Ciro, Nixon might try to screen for equal time" - Frank Sinatra

    • NOTES (3)

      • This episode was released on DVD November 16, 2004 on the Quantum Leap label. Reviewer's have commented that the visual quality is only fair and that the sound quality is poor.

      • At the time this episode aired, Frank Sinatra was dating Juliet Prowse who was starring with him in the movie "Can Can."
        The show's director and producer was Bill Colleran, who at the time was married to actress Lee Remick.

      • This episode of The Frank Sinatra Timex Show was taped on December 10, 1959, a rainy day in Palm Springs, California. The cast ribs Frank about his grand idea of filming in "sunny" Palm Springs.

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