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Frank Sinatra: The Timex Shows Vol. 1 (The Frank Sinatra Timex Show & An Afternoon With Frank Sinatra) DVD

Frank Sinatra

The Frank Sinatra Collection brings together some of Frank Sinatra’s finest performances on television and in concert. This release combines his first two Timex TV shows from the late fifties.

THE FRANK SINATRA TIMEX SHOW – First broadcast by ABC on October 19, 1959, The Frank Sinatra Timex Show was the first of four Timex sponsored television specials that Sinatra hosted. It’s a fun and energetic show that captures Frank Sinatra at the top of his game. Guests include Dean Martin, Mitzi Gaynor and Bing Crosby, who join forces for an opening rendition of “High Hopes” and later Jimmy Durante makes a surprise appearance.

AN AFTERNOON WITH FRANK SINATRA – First broadcast by ABC on December 13, 1959, An Afternoon With Frank Sinatra was the second of Sinatra’s four Timex television specials. The show includes guest appearances from Peter Lawford, Hermione Gingold, The Hi-Lo’s, Red Norvo’s jazz combo, dancer Juliet Prowse and the incomparable Ella Fitzgerald. Sinatra such hits as “I’ve Got The World On A String” and “I’ll Never Smile Again” and duets on “Can’t We Be Friends” with Ella.

1. High Hopes (Bing Crosby/Dean Martin/Mitzi Gaynor)
2. Day In, Day Out (Frank Sinatra)
3. Together, Wherever We Go (Frank
Sinatra/Bing Crosby/Dean Martin)
4. Hurricane (Mitzi Gaynor)
5. Talk To Me
(Frank Sinatra/Mitzi Gaynor)
6. Cheek
To Cheek (Bing Crosby/Dean Martin/Mitzi Gaynor)
7. Wrap Your Trouble In Dreams (Dean
8. Medley: Good Old Songs/Down
By The Old Mill Stream/The Old Gray Mare/In Shade Of The Old Apple Tree/That Old Feeling/Down The Old Ox Road/Old Rockin’ Chair/Old Devil Moon/You’re An Old Smoothie/My Old Flame/Ol’ Man River (Frank Sinatra/Bing Crosby/Dean Martin)
9. High Hopes (Frank
10. Medley: Just One Of Those
Things/Angel Eyes/The Lady Is A Tramp (Frank Sinatra)
11. Medley: Start Each Day With A Song/Inka Dinka Doo/Baby, Won’t You Please Come Home (Frank Sinatra/Bing Crosby/Dean Martin/Mitzi Gaynor/Jimmy Durante)

1. Spend The Afternoon With Me (Frank Sinatra)
2. I’ve Got The World On A String (Frank
3. The Desert Is Calling (The
4. Comes Love (Hermione
Gingold/Peter Lawford)
5. There’s A
Lull In My Life (Ella Fitzgerald)
It’s All Right With Me (Frank Sinatra)
7. Juliet Prowse Dance Routine
8. Too Marvelous For Words (Frank Sinatra/Red Norvo Quintet)
9. Here Is That Rainy Day (Frank Sinatra/Red
Norvo Quintet)
10. Just You, Just Me
(Ella Fitzgerald)
11. I’ll Never Smile
Again (Frank Sinatra/The Hi-Lo’s)
Can’t We Be Friends (Frank Sinatra/Ella Fitzgerald)
13.  Puttin’ On The Ritz (Hermione
Gingold/Peter Lawford/Juliet Prowse)
14.  He Loves And She Loves (Ella Fitzgerald)
15. Love Walked Right In (The Hi-Lo’s)
16.  Our Love Is Here To Stay (Frank
17. Love Is Sweeping The
Country (Frank Sinatra/Hermione Gingold/Peter Lawford/Juliet Prowse/Ella Fitzgerald)