Sammy Davis, Jr. will forever be remembered as one of America's finest entertainers. Only now, however, is Davis' talent as a photographer finally being recognized. In this previously unpublished collection of black and white photography, readers will be fascinated by Davis' portrayals of A-list performers, iconic world leaders, and scenes from everyday life. Davis' subjects include dozens of classic celebrities - such as Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, Paul Newman, and James Dean - who are often photographed at their most casual and revealing moments. Accompanying the pictures is an assortment of remembrances by Burt Boyar, a longtime friend and traveling companion of Davis who collaborated with the entertainer on both of his autobiographies. Through a series of memorable anecdotes, Boyar reflects on Davis' many achievements as well as the private moments they shared as friends.
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Book Description It Books, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110061146056