Frank Sinatra on the Big Screen: The Singer as Actor and Filmmaker (Paperback)

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By James L. Neibaur, Gary Schneeberger (Joint Author)
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Frank Sinatra is an iconic figure in music, but his film career is often overlooked. His innate talent as an actor is proven in many serious dramatic roles, including films like Man with the Golden Arm, The Manchurian Candidate, and From Here to Eternity, for which he received an Oscar. From romantic musical comedies to Rat Pack films, Frank Sinatra achieved a great deal of success in motion pictures. He even took a stab at directing. This book examines each of Frank Sinatra's movies, from his early years as a bobby soxer idol, to more serious roles that exhibited the depth of his talent. Provided are background stories, production information, critical assessments, and an explanation of how his career as a recording artist connected to the movie. Discover through 60 photographs, interviews, and more, this underappreciated aspect of Sinatra's career.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781476684505
ISBN-10: 1476684502
Publisher: McFarland and Company, Inc.
Publication Date: May 23rd, 2022
Pages: 264
Language: English