WorldCat Identities

Davis, Sammy Jr 1925-1990

Works: 1,426 works in 2,672 publications in 5 languages and 32,579 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Autobiographies  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Musical films  History  Documentary films  Popular music  Caper films 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Author, Interviewee, Singer, Dancer, Host, Narrator, Other, Honoree, Speaker, Costume designer, Lyricist, Composer, Photographer, Contributor
Classifications: PN2287.D322, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Sammy Davis
Ocean's eleven by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

39 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The place is Las Vegas. The time: Midnight, New Year's Eve. Danny Ocean (Sinatra) and 10 of his ex-commando buddies get ready to rob the vaults of 5 casinos simultaneously!
Sweet Charity by Bob Fosse( Visual )

25 editions published between 1968 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lovelorn New York dance hall hostess named Charity Hope Valentine dreams of old-fashioned romance but falls in love with one undeserving man after another
Christmas with the Rat Pack by Frank Sinatra( Recording )

30 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring yuletide favorites from Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr., this is a sixteen track collection of holiday hits for the whole family. Beginning with Dean Martin's Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!, followed by Frank Sinatra's take on Mistletoe And Holly, and Sammy Davis, Jr.'s Christmas Time All Over The World. Other songs featured in the collection include White Christmas, Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer, Winter Wonderland and more
The cannonball run by Hal Needham( Visual )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cross-country race features two racers that disguise themselves as paramedics to go even faster
That's dancing!( Visual )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Baryshnikov to break dancing, from Fred and Ginger to Shirley and Bojangles, from movement depicted on Grecian urns to the kaleidoscopic pizzazz of Busby Berkely spectaculars
Robin and the 7 hoods by Gordon Douglas( Visual )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robbo is a Chicago gang leader during the Depression who scams the rich to provide for the poor
Tap( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Washington is a promising but disillusioned tap dancer just released from Sing Sing who must resolve the conflict between his craft and the fast track life of a high-stakes thief
Pioneers of primetime( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tribute to the icons of early television and an entertaining retrospective on the golden age of television comedy. Includes footage from shows such as "The Milton Berle show", "The Ed Sullivan show", "The Jack Benny show", "The Red Skelton show", "I love Lucy", and "The Honeymooners." Six years in the making, the program features exclusive in-depth interviews with an unprecedented collection of TV's early stars
My dream duets by Barry Manilow( Recording )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manilow demonstrates that he is a fan celebrating his own musical heroes who have inspired him through the years. From cherished idols like Judy Garland and Louis Armstrong to contemporary icons like Whitney Houston and John Denver. Barry has joined together with them in his recording studio, emerging with a collection of remarkable duet classics
Stars on Hollywood( Visual )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this 1983 episode of Tony Brown's Journal, Brown discusses Blacks in Hollywood with Sammy Davis, Jr., Howard Rollins, and Ben Vereen
Photo by Sammy Davis, Jr. by Sammy Davis( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of personal and celebrity photographs taken by the pioneering Rat Pack entertainer shares his perspectives on everyday life and classic Hollywood, from a group of children laughing to a baseball game at the Washington Monument
The green pastures by Emmylou Harris( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of biblical stories are told from a black perspective. Unlike many Hollywood biblical epics, this sensitive, thoughtful film brings to the scriptures a profound level of understanding. Featuring the joyful gospel sounds of the Hall Johnson Choir
The best of Rowan & Martin's Laugh-in( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six of the best episodes from the classic Emmy award-winning 60s variety show. Includes Goldie Hawn's debut, and appearances by Johnny Carson, Don Rickles, Jack Benny, Michael Caine, Bob Hope, Jack Lemmon, Sammy Davis Jr., Cher, Tiny Tim and many more
The very best of the Rat Pack by Frank Sinatra( Recording )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captures the upbeat entertainment style of the Rat Pack trio that features 18 Vegas-era favorites that spotlight each singer. There are two duets that feature Sinatra and Davis (Me and My Shadow) and Davis and Martin (Sam's Song)
I dream of Jeannie by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television series about a United States astronaut, Captain Anthony "Tony" Nelson, who finds his life vastly complicated when he stumbles on to a bottle containing a female genie, "Jeannie," who will do anything to conquer her master's heart and prove they're a match made in space
Sammy Davis, Jr. : I've Gotta Be Me( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2019 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines entertainer Sammy Davis Jr.'s journey to create his own identity, as a black man who embraced Judaism, through the shifting tides of civil rights and racial progress; a veteran of increasingly outdated show business traditions, he strove to stay relevant, even as he found himself bracketed by the bigotry of white America and the distaste of black America. Features new interviews with Billy Crystal, Norman Lear, Jerry Lewis, Whoopi Goldberg, Kim Novak, and others, with photographs from Davis's personal collection and performance footage
The best of Person to person( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From 1953 to 1959, Edward R. Murrow formally welcomed television viewers into the homes of the twentieth century's most well-known stars and celebrities on 'Person to Person.' Features the Liberace interview re-enacted in 'Good night and good Luck.'
The Rat Pack by Frank Sinatra( Recording )

24 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yes I can! : the Sammy Davis Jr. story by Sammy Davis( Recording )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York songs( Recording )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Photo by Sammy Davis, Jr.
Sweet CharityPhoto by Sammy Davis, Jr.The green pasturesThe best of Rowan & Martin's Laugh-inThe best of Person to personYes I can; [the story of Sammy Davis, JrIn black and white : the life of Sammy Davis, Jr.
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