SAMMY DAVIS JR 60TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
SAMMY DAVIS, JR. - 60th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL -In 1990 Debbie Allen, Anita Baker, Diahann Carrol, Neil Carter, Bill Cosby, Tny Danza, Clint Eastwood, Lola Falana, Ella Fitzgerald, Goldie Hawn, Gregory Hines, Bob Hope, Whitney Houston, Jesse Jackson, Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones, Shirley MacLaine, Dean Martin. Eddie Murphy, Gregory Peck, Richard Pryor, Frank Sinatra, Mike Tyson, Dionne Warwick, Steve Wonder and Eddie Murphy as host all appeared on stage in celebration of Sammy?s 60 years in show business.
This show won the Emmy award and was the last appearance of Sammy who passed away from throat cancer on May 16th just weeks after this program was broadcast.
After his death this two hour celebration was rebroadcast. What we offer here is the entire original broadcast exactly as it was first shown prior to Sammy Davis Jr's death. All of the original commercials are included so we could preserve this historic broadcast as millions watched it in 1990.
Please note that this is a VHS transfer but the quality is very good considering that most collectors recorded videos on tape during this era. This rare film has just been repackaged with a nice menu and packaging exactly as pictured.
- Item #: NM0717082