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Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me 

Sammy Davis, Jr. had the kind of career that was indisputably legendary, so vast and multi-faceted that it was dizzying in its scope and scale. And yet, his life was complex, complicated ... See full summary »
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Episode credited cast:
Joey Bishop ... Himself (archive footage)
Burt Boyar Burt Boyar ... Himself
Leslie Bricusse Leslie Bricusse ... Himself
May Britt ... Herself (archive footage)
Diahann Carroll ... Herself (archive footage)
Billy Crystal ... Himself
Sammy Davis Jr. ... Himself (archive footage)
Ralph Ellison ... Himself (archive footage)
Will Friedwald Will Friedwald ... Himself
Whoopi Goldberg ... Herself
Arsenio Hall ... Himself (archive footage)
Michael Jackson ... Himself (archive footage)
Quincy Jones ... Himself
John F. Kennedy ... Himself (archive footage)
Larry King ... Himself (archive footage)
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Sammy Davis, Jr. had the kind of career that was indisputably legendary, so vast and multi-faceted that it was dizzying in its scope and scale. And yet, his life was complex, complicated and contradictory. Davis strove to achieve the American Dream in a time of racial prejudice and shifting political territory.

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English

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19 February 2019 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me (2017) See more »

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Excellent
14 November 2019 | by colonel-13070See all my reviews

Great doc on a unique man coming up in a unique time in the U.S. Great real interviews, clips, pics, not a second rate doc at all. Recommended!


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