Martin, Dean, 1917-1995

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Born Dino Paul Crocetti in Steubenville, Ohio, June 17, 1917; worked various odd jobs including amateur boxer; started his career singing at Steubenville night spots; first used the name Dean Martin while singing with the Sammy Watkins Band in Cleveland (ca. 1941); partnered with Jerry Lewis (1946-56) as the straight half of one of America's most successful comedy teams of the 1940s and 50s; he remained a popular solo entertainer with song recordings, TV specials, his own long-running TV variety program (1965-74), and several motion picture roles; was a member of Frank Sinatra's "Rat Pack" (early 1960s); died Dec. 25, 1995, in Beverly Hills, CA.

From the description of Collection of song arrangements, 196--197- (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 41609531

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Born Dino Paul Crocetti in Steubenville, Ohio, June 17, 1917; worked various odd jobs including amateur boxer; started his career singing at Steubenville night spots; first used the name Dean Martin while singing with the Sammy Watkins Band in Cleveland (ca. 1941); partnered with Jerry Lewis (1946-56) as the straight half of one of America's most successful comedy teams of the 1940s and 50s; he remained a popular solo entertainer with song recordings, TV specials, his own long-running TV variety program (1965-74), and several motion picture roles; was a member of Frank Sinatra's "Rat Pack" (early 1960s); died Dec. 25, 1995, in Beverly Hills, CA.

From the guide to the Dean Martin Collection, 1960s-1970s, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Bracco, Francis Paul. Paramount Theatre stage manager's records, 1936-1956. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Irving Berlin collection of non-commercial sound recordings [sound recording] The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
creatorOf Dean Martin Collection, 1960s-1970s University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections.
creatorOf Martin, Dean, 1917-1995. Collection of song arrangements, 196--197- University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Arthur Unger collection of recorded interviews [sound recording] The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Friars Club (New York, N.Y.). [A collection of printed material pertaining to the Friars Club, New York]. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Vivian Blaine papers, 1916-1995 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Minneapolis-Saint Paul Metropolitan Airports Commission. Audio-visual materials, 1915-1990s. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Sheldon, Sidney. The Martin & Lewis story, 1954 Sept. 9 / producer, Paul Jones ; director, Norman Taurog ; writer, Sidney Sheldon. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Simmons, Ed (Edward L.). [Interview with Ed Simmons] [sound recording] / Ed Simmons ; [interviewed by] Bernie Cook, Hollywood, CA, Friday, May 23rd, 1997. Syracuse University
referencedIn Blaine, Vivian, 1921-1995. Vivian Blaine papers, 1916-1995. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Ochs, Michael, 1943-. Michael Ochs Collection, 1948-1997, undated. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives
referencedIn Frederick R. Koch collection of photographs of stage and screen actors and entertainers, ca. 1920-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
contributorOf ROWAN AND MARTIN AT THE MOVIES United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Sands Hotel & Casino (Las Vegas, Nev.). Advertising and Promotion Dept. Sands Hotel Collection. University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
creatorOf McGivern, William P. The wrecking crew : screenplay, 1967 May 5 / William P. McGivern. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Paramount Theatre stage manager's records, 1936-1956 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Alpert, Herb person
associatedWith Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989 person
correspondedWith Blaine, Vivian, 1921-1995. person
associatedWith Blocker, Dan, 1928-1972 person
associatedWith Bracco, Francis Paul person
associatedWith Bracco, Francis Paul. person
associatedWith Brown, Les, 1912-2001 person
associatedWith Burnett, Carol person
associatedWith Day, Doris, 1924- person
associatedWith Diller, Phyllis person
associatedWith Douglas, Kirk, 1916-.... person
associatedWith Friars Club (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Greene, Lorne person
associatedWith Griffith, Andy, 1926-2012 person
associatedWith Heston, Charlton person
associatedWith Hope, Bob, 1903-2003 person
associatedWith Knotts, Don, 1924-2006 person
associatedWith Koch, Frederick R. (Frederick Robinson), collector. person
associatedWith Landon, Michael, 1936-1991 person
associatedWith Martin, Dick, 1922-2008 person
associatedWith McGivern, William P. person
associatedWith McNair, Barbara person
associatedWith Minneapolis-Saint Paul Metropolitan Airports Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith Ochs, Michael, 1943- person
associatedWith Peppard, George person
associatedWith Sands Hotel & Casino (Las Vegas, Nev.). Advertising and Promotion Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith Sheldon, Sidney. person
associatedWith Simmons, Ed (Edward L.) person
associatedWith Thayer, John Eldon, 1899-1980 person
associatedWith Unger, Arthur person
associatedWith United States. Department of Treasury corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Subject
Singers--Archival resources
Entertainers--United States--Archival resources
Singers--United States--Archival resources
Entertainers--Archival resources
Occupation
Producers
Singers
Actors
Comedians
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Birth 1917-06-07

Death 1995-12-25

Americans

English

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