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    Jilly Rizzo's Personal Copy of Sinatra: The Man and His Music Script. At NBC Studios in Burbank on November 28-29, 1981, Frank Sinatra re-teamed with the legendary Count Basie to videotape another The Man and His Music TV special. Lifelong jazz-lover and Sinatra right-hand man Jilly Rizzo was on hand to enjoy the great line-up of songs, including "The One I Love Belongs to Somebody Else," a masterful version of "Pennies from Heaven," "The Girl from Ipanema," and "Baubles, Bangles and Beads." This unique Sinatra: The Man and His Music revised draft script, dated October 26, 1981, 68 pages, with unattached orange construction-paper covers, was used on the set by Rizzo throughout the taping. Contents include the full rehearsal and shooting schedules, the complete line-up of numbers performed by Sinatra and Basie, and all the lyrics to the songs. This script, which includes some handwritten annotations, was in the possession of Jilly Rizzo from 1981 until his death in 1992, when it became part of his estate archive. Very fine condition with minor creases on the covers. From the Jilly Rizzo Estate Archive. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from William Rizzo.

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