Talk of the film Scandalous, which will explore the love story between Harlem born Sammy Davis Jr. and Kim Novak, has been in motion for a while and we now know who will portray “The Candy Man” singer.
Wells Restaurant (to those in the know it was “Wells” and “Wells Supper Club”), was generally regarded as the home of the best chicken and waffles in the world on (Seventh Avenue, now re-named) Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard between 132nd and 133rd Streets in Harlem, New York.
The Schomburg Center and the division for Moving Image and Recorded Sound have a rich history of collecting and preserving cinema of, or featuring black talent from across the African diaspora.
Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios has acquired the global media rights to “Deconstructing Sammy,” Matt Birkbeck’s critically-acclaimed biography of legendary entertainer, Harlem’s Sammy Davis Jr, writes Euroweb.
The Hollywood Reports that reports that Director Sam Pollard dives into the 60 years of show business career of the iconic entertainer Sammy Davis, Jr., for American Masters.
Samuel George “Sammy” Davis, Jr. (December 8, 1925 – May 16, 1990) was an American entertainer. Primarily a dancer and singer, he also had many acting roles on stage and screen, and was noted for his impersonations of actors and other celebrities.
The Jazz Foundation of America, the 31-year-old New York-based non-profit serving the jazz community from Harlem to Harare, will continue its fundraising.