Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Dean Martin

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Dean Martin, born June 7 in 1917!

1953: American comic team Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis smiling promotional portrait for The Colgate Comedy HourDean Martin with partner Jerry Lewis.  Martin and Lewis starred in 16 movies together: My Friend Irma  (1949), My Friend Irma Goes West (1950), At War with the Army (1950), That’s My Boy (1951), Sailor Beware (1951), Jumping Jacks (1952), The Stooge (1953), Scared Stiff (1953), The Caddy (1953), Money from Home (1953), Living It Up (1954), 3 Ring Circus (1954), Artists and Models (1955)You’re Never Too Young (1955), Pardners (1956) and Hollywood or Bust (1956).  They also made a cameo appearance in Bob Hope and Bing Crosby’s Road to Bali (1952) as  the man (Martin) and woman (Lewis) in Lala’s Dream.

Link to Video Clip of Martin and Lewis performing That’s Amore in The Caddy (youtube). 

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 Dean Martin Comedy Hour TV Show

Dean Martin as host of his own TV Show, The Dean Martin Comedy Hour which aired from 1965-1974.

Link to Video Clip of Dean Martin Comedy Hour TV Show Opening Segment (youtube)

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Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr, Rat Pack

Dean Martin as ‘member’ of the Rat Pack with Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr.

Link to Video Clip of Martin performing with Sinatra and Davis Jr. (and Johnny Carson)

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Annmarie Gatti
for Classic Movie Hub

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