Sammy Davis Jr. Was Maybe the Best That’s Ever Been. It Came at a Cost.

There’s a compelling case that no entertainer of the 20th century could multitask better than Sammy Davis Jr.

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Frank, Dean, Sammy, Peter Lawford, Joey Bishop.
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Davis at the Apollo Theater in his first public appearance after the accident. The photo was taken by Gordon Anderson and is now in the Smithsonian Collection.

David Hinckley wrote for the New York Daily News for 35 years. Now he drives his wife crazy by randomly quoting Bob Dylan and “Casablanca.”

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