HE WANT TO WORK WITH GENE KELLEY AT THE SAME REHEARSAL HALL THEY USED TO USE XXX THIRTY YEARS AGO MAKING MOVIES.
STV PAN Frank Sinatra greets friends and colleagues on his arrival at rehearsal hall
CU poster reading "Rehearsal Hall ... B"
MV's SV's interior rehearsal studio - Sinatra makes preparations
STV Sinatra interviewed on pressure that he was under to return to the stage from his retirement
SV rehearsal in progress - singing and dancing with Gene Kelly, and discussion among the actors on how to tackle the performance
MV Sinatra and two others practise dance movements
Initials JACK PERKINS
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Background: HE WANT TO WORK WITH GENE KELLEY AT THE SAME REHEARSAL HALL THEY USED TO USE XXX THIRTY YEARS AGO MAKING MOVIES.
THIS TIME THEY'RE MAKING A TELEVISION SHOW CALLED "OL BLUE EYES" IS BLACK" SINATRA'S COMEBACK AFTER TWO YEARS OF RETIREMENT.)
SO, AFTER TWO YEARS OF RETIREMENT WHICH DIDN'T SATISFY HIM, FRANK SINATRA TODAY IS BACK AT WORK.
THERE MAY BE SOME PEOPLE WHO THING THAT IS THE BEST SINGLE PIECE OF NEWS THEY HAVE HEARD ALL YEAR.
SYNOPSIS: Frank Sinatra emerges from a three year retirement to perform on the stage once again in response to overwhelming public demand.