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Robin and the 7 Hoods (1964) was a Comedy - Crime Film directed by Gordon Douglas and produced by Frank Sinatra, Howard W. Koch and William H. Daniels.

Academy Awards 1964 --- Ceremony Number 37 (source: AMPAS)

Best Music - ScoringNelson RiddleNominated
Best Music - SongMusic by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Sammy CahnNominated

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Robin and the 7 Hoods

By Amanda Garrett on Jun 7, 2017 From Old Hollywood Films

Today, I'm celebrating Dean Martin's 100th birthday with a review of the gangster film/musical Robin and the 7 Hoods (1964). The photo above shows Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., and Dean Martin behind a portrait of Edward G. Robinson. This article is part of The Dean Martin Centenary Blogathon ... Read full article

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Robbo: Big Jim's daughter, there's a big laugh. I thought when you were a kid you didn't have a doll to play with, you had a rattle. It was right on the end of your tail.

Allen A. Dale: Oh boy! I'm a hood!

Little John: Be careful or six of your best friends will be carrying you by the handles.

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On the same day as the funeral scene was filmed, President John F. Kennedy (a personal friend of Frank Sinatra's) was assassinated.
A scene depicting a kidnapping was filmed, but cut when star Frank Sinatra's son was kidnapped.
The two lesser known Rat Packers, Joey Bishop and Peter Lawford, don't appear in this film. They are "replaced" essentially by Bing Crosby and Peter Falk.
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Best Music - Scoring Oscar 1964

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