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Francis Albert Sinatra Does His Thing

Francis Albert Sinatra Does His Thing was a television special starring Frank Sinatra, Diahann Carroll and The 5th Dimension recorded in November 1968 and broadcast on CBS. The title references Sinatra's attempts at engaging with the youth culture of the late 1960s. Don Costa was the bandleader. This special was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Comedy, Variety or Musical Special.

Francis Albert Sinatra Does His Thing
DVD cover
Directed byClark Jones
StarringFrank Sinatra
Diahann Carroll
The 5th Dimension
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Producer(s)Ernest Chambers Saul Illson (producer)
Production location(s)Color City, Burbank, California
Camera setupMultiple
Running time51 minutes
Original networkNBC
Picture formatNTSC color
Audio formatMonaural
Original release9.00pm, November 25, 1968
Preceded byA Man and His Music + Ella + Jobim (November 13, 1967)
Followed bySinatra (November 5, 1969)
Ol' Blue Eyes Is Back (November 18, 1973)

Sinatra made the cover of TV Guide who featured this special in their Nov. '68 edition

Set listEdit

All songs performed by Frank Sinatra unless otherwise noted.

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