Frank, Sammy, Marlon & Me: Adventures in Paradise with the Celebrity Set

Frank, Sammy, Marlon & Me: Adventures in Paradise with the Celebrity Set

by Eddie Sherman

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ISBN-13: 9781935690221
Publisher: Watermark Publishing
Publication date: 12/15/2006
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

Eddie Sherman is a 40-year veteran of daily newspaper The Honolulu Advertiser and Oahu weekly paper MidWeek. In his decades spent covering Honolulu's entertainment scene, Sherman met-and befriended- everyone from the titular Rat Pack-ers and Elvis to Muhammad Ali and Sophia Loren. After retiring from MidWeek in 2005, Sherman began work on his memoirs, as well as pursuing a variety of business interests. The result is his 200-plus-page hardcover book, Frank, Sammy, Marlon & Me. Since completing the book, Sherman has come out of retirement and now pens a column for Generations Magazine.

Table of Contents


Foreword     1
Introduction     3
Eddie: The Orphanage     6
Eddie: Hawaii     15
Arthur Godfrey     34
Albert Finney     39
Bette Midler     43
Bob Hope     50
Don Ho     53
Donald 0'Connor & Rocky Marciano     56
Elvis Presley & Colonel Tom Parker     76
Frank Sinatra     82
Henry J. Kaiser     91
Jack Lord     97
Jack Paar     107
Jack Soo     111
James Clavell     114
John Ford     118
Judy Garland     124
Kui Lee & Hal Wallis     128
Larry Mehau     134
Lenny Bruce     142
Marlon Brando     146
Marty Rackin     177
Max Winter     179
Mike Todd & Joe Resnick     185
Muhammad Ali & Angelo Dundee     188
Otto Preminger & Burgess Meredith     192
Peggy Ryan     196
Red Skelton     199
Richard Boone     204
Sammy Amalu     207
Sammy Davis, Jr.     211
Sophia Loren     215
Sugar Ray Robinson     217
Tommy Sands     220
Walter Dornberger     224
Walter Winchell     227
Short Takes     232
Epilogue     237
Index     242

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