Sinatra in the Movies 2

January 19, 2021#2005

We properly think of Frank Sinatra as a premier vocalist, but he also was a major movie star. He sang in those films, of course, but more and more took on dramatic roles. We feature songs he sang in five movies in the late 1940s;


1946 Till the Clouds Roll By

1947 It Happened in Brooklyn

1948 The Miracle of the Bells

1949 The Kissing Bandit

1949 Take Me Out to the Ball Game

1949 On the Town


Ol’ man river — Frank Sinatra

The Brooklyn Bridge — Frank Sinatra

I believe — Sinatra/Durante

Time after time — Frank Sinatra

It’s the same old dream — Frank Sinatra

Ever homeward — Frank Sinatra

What’s wrong with me — Sinatra/Grayson

If I steal a kiss — Frank Sinatra

Siesta — Frank Sinatra

Senorita — Sinatra/Grayson

Yes indeedy — Sinatra/Kelly

O’Brien to Ryan to Goldberg — Sinatra/Kelly/Munshin

The right girl for me — Frank Sinatra

It’s fate, baby, it’s fate — Sinatra/Garrett

Strictly U.S.A. — Frank Sinatra plus three

New York, New York — Sinatra/Kelly, Munshin

Come up to my place — Sinatra/Garrett

You’re awful — Sinatra/Garrett

On the town — Cast

Swingin’ down the lane — Bing Crosby

(Date indicates when program is first available to stations. Actual broadcast typically follows within ten days.)