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    A Sammy Davis, Jr. Suit from "Poor Devil." NBC Television, 1973. Three pieces including: 1) a tomato red wool jacket, two front flap pockets, single-breasted, two button front closure, self-belt, designer label reads "Sy Devore / Hollywood / Las Vegas / Palm Springs / Sammy Davis Jr. / 11-2-72 / No. 1956;" 2) a pair of matching bell-bottom pants, inside label same as jacket; and 3) a cherry red cotton shirt, long sleeves, one breast pocket, inside label reads "Nat Wise of London Sunset Strip, Calif. / Sammy Davis Jr. / Nov. 1972;" worn as the actor portrayed "Sammy" in this TV pilot where his character, as Satan's assistant in Hell, devises a plan to procure the soul of Jack Klugman [as "Burnett Emerson"]. (Please note there is make-up residue on the shirt.)

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