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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)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Music - ScoringNelson RiddleNominated
Best Music - SongMusic by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Sammy CahnNominated
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Musical Monday: Robin and the 7 Hoods (1964)

on Feb 17, 2020 From Comet Over Hollywood

It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 600. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: Robin and the 7 Hoods (1964)... Read full article


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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Quotes from

Robbo: You look like the day they fixed the electricity at the death house.


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


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.


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Facts about

Peter Lawford was supposed to be in this film, but due to the John F. Kennedy/Frank Sinatra falling out, Lawford - Kennedy's brother-in-law - took the brunt of the wrath from the "Chairman of the Board".
Last theatrically released musical for Bing Crosby.
Average Shot Length = ~13 seconds. Median Shot Length = ~12.3 seconds. Both values are quite high for a Hollywood film made in the mid 1960s.
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