Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music + Ella + Jobim

Burbank, CA: National Broadcasting Company [NBC], 1967. As Broadcast script for the 1967 television special, originally broadcast on November 13, 1967 on NBC. Presentation copy belonging to music supervisor Irving Weiss, with his name on the front board. Laid in are three leaves with brief autograph notations, and an eight page musical clearance sheet with holograph notations regarding song timings.

The third of five annual television specials by Frank Sinatra, and arguably the best, which saw Ol' Blue Eyes re-teaming with Ella Fitzgerald for the first time in nearly a decade, and doing his part to introduce America to the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim, with whom he had released an album with earlier that year. Nominated for two Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Musical or Variety Performance.

Orange untitled Sinatra Enterprises wrappers. Title page present, dated 10/11/67, noted as As Broadcast, with credits for stars Sinatra, Fitzgerald, and Jobim, producer Robert Scheerer, director Michael Phleghar, writer Sheldon Keller, and associate producer Carolyn Raskin. 69 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 66. Mimeographed, with undated blue revision pages throughout. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound in a Near Fine orange cloth spring binder with black titles.

[Book #144897]

Price: $750.00