DVD, Digital Release: The Frank Sinatra Collection: Three Titles

Digital Release Date: Sept. 8, 2017, DVD Release Date: Sept. 8, 2017
Price: DVD (Royal Festival/Carnegie) $8.99, DVD (Caesars/First 40) $8.99, DVD (Portrait/Sings)
Studio: Eagle Rock

On September 8, 2017, Eagle Rock will release the final three titles in The Frank Sinatra Collection on DVD and digital formats: The Royal Festival Hall (1962) & Live At Carnegie Hall (1980), Live From Caesars Palace (1978) & The First 40 Years (1979) and Portrait Of An Album (1984) & Sinatra Sings.

The Royal Festival Hall (1962) & Live At Carnegie Hall (1980) combines full length Sinatra shows from two of the world’s most celebrated concert halls.  Filmed on June 1, 1962, this Royal Festival Hall show was a concert performed before royalty in London as part of a worldwide tour that Frank Sinatra undertook to raise money for children’s charities. Sinatra is accompanied by the Bill Miller Sextet in performances of songs that include “At Long Last Love”, “I’ve Got You Under My Skin,” “I Get A Kick Out Of You,” “Ol’ Man River” and “I Could Have Danced All Night.”

Live At Carnegie Hall (1980) captures The Man performing with a full orchestra  shortly after the release of his Trilogy album and showcases a number of songs from that album including “Summer Me, Winter Me”, “Street Of Dreams,” “You And Me,” “The Song Is You,” and “Theme From New York, New York” alongside such classics as “The Lady Is A Tramp,” “Come Fly With Me” and “I’ve Got You Under My Skin.”

Live From Caesars Palace (1978) & The First 40 Years (1979) combines two great events from Caesars Palace in Vegas. Live From Caesars Palace (1978) offers a noticeably relaxed performance highlighted by such numbers as “All Of Me,” “Someone To Watch Over Me,” “Something” and “Send In The Clowns” and sparkling renditions of the Sinatra standard “Baubles, Bangles And Beads” and “My Kind Of Town.”

The First 40 Years (1979) is an all-star gala tribute to the “Chairman Of The Board” celebrating his four decades in show business. Among those saluting Sinatra are Sammy Davis Jr., Cary Grant, Dean Martin, Tony Bennett, Gene Kelly, Harry James, Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn. The evening concludes with Frank himself delivering such classics as “Theme From New York, New York,” “I’ve Got The World On A String” and “It Was A Very Good Year,”

Portrait Of An Album (1984) & Sinatra Sings combines the film Portrait Of An Album with the compilation program Sinatra SingsPortrait Of An Album follows Sinatra as he records his album L.A. Is My Lady with producer Quincy Jones, who also conducts the sessions. There are full performances, caught live in the studio, along with interviews from Quincy Jones, Lionel Hampton, lyricists Alan and Marilyn Bergman and engineer Phil Ramone. Also captured is Michael Jackson’s visit to the studio to meet Sinatra.

Narrated by Tina Sinatra, the Sinatra Sings TV compilation brings together memorable moments from Sinatra’s career on television, in the studio and in concert over the decades. Many of his best loved songs are featured including “Fly Me To The Moon,” “Witchcraft,” “I’ve Got You Under My Skin,” “My Way,” “Strangers In The Night,” “That’s Life,” “The Lady Is A Tramp” and many more.


Buy or Rent The Frank Sinatra Collection: Three Titles
on DVD (Royal Festival/Carnegie) | DVD (Caesars/First 40) | DVD (Portrait/Sings)

About Laurence

Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.