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0287
SANDS COLLECTION


Table of Contents:

Restaurants

Facilities

Swimming Pool

Transportation and Facilities

Construction of Sands Tower

Entrance

Aerial Views

Casino

Miscellaneous 1

Copa Room (showroom)

Aqueduct Building

Tower Construction

Publicity/Promotional

Rat Pack

Dean Martin

Members of the "Rat Pack"

Miscellaneous Entertainers

Miscellaneous 2

Color Transparencies

Sands Casino

George Sidney Photos , 1960

Sammy Davis Jr.

Frank Sinatra

Dean Martin

Joey Bishop

Rat Pack

Miscellaneous 3

Copa Girls

Additions to Collection


0001 John F. Kennedy and his brother-in-law Peter Lawford at the Sands Hotel, Las Vegas. (no date)
0002 Copagirl Linda Lawson as "Mis-Cue", wearing A-Bomb crown to illustrate another mis-firing of the Operation Cue Bomb. She is pictured with six servicemen. Photo released Sunday, May 1, 1955.
0003 Danny Thomas and Sheldon Leonard clowning around at Sands Hotel pool, Las Vegas. ca. Early 1960s)
0004 Two young boys watching the Copa Girls perform in the Copa Room at the Sands Hotel. (ca. 1950s?) (photo by Phil Stern)
0005 Lena Horne performing at the Sand Hotel in Las Vegas, Nev. (ca. early 1960s)
0006 Lena Horne performing at the Sands Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, c. early '60s.
0007 L-R; Judy Garland, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra. (1958)
0008 L-R; Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Jack Entratter. (ca. early 1960s)
0009 L-R: Jack Entratter, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Joey Bishop. (c. early 1960s)
0010 L-R: Frank Sinatra and Jack Entratter. (ca. early 1960s)
0011 L-R: Joey Bishop, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin.
0012 Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin.
0013 L-R: Joey Bishop, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin.
0014 L-R: Joey Bishop, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin.
0015 L-R: Jack Entratter, Frank Sinatra, Joey Bishop.
0016 L-R: Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Jack Entratter.
0017 Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis performing. (c. mid 1950s)
0018 Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis onstage, Sands' Copa Room. (ca. mid 1950s)
0019 L-R: Jack Entratter and Dean Martin, December 1959.
0020 L-R: Dean Martin, Debbie Reynolds, Jack Benny. Dean's solo opening at the Sands Copa Room. March 6, 1957. They are backstage.
0021 Dean Martin's opening at the Sands Copa Room (3-6-57). Seated at stage side are Jack Entratter, Jack Benny, and Debbie Reynolds.
0022 Dean Martin's opening (3-6-57). Jack Entratter, Jack Benny, and Debbie Reynolds in audience near stage. Also Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz.
0023 Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra onstage, Sands Copa Room. (Jan. 22, 1964-- Dean's opening night.
0024 Dean Martin & Frank Sinatra. Dean's opening night-Jan. 22, 1964.
0025 Sands marquee: "Dino, Closing Tonight". (Dean Martin) July 1964.
0026 Sammy Davis Jr. (left) & Dean Martin onstage, Sands Copa Room. (early 1963)
0027 Sands 11th Anniversary Celebration: L-R (front): Jack Entratter, dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Frank Sinatra, Gary Morton. (back): Danny Thomas, Lucille Ball. (Dec. 1963)
0028 Jack Entratter (left) and Sammy Davis Jr. (ca. early 1960s)
0029 L-R: Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. and Frank Sinatra, onstage, Sands Copa
Room. (c. early 1960s)
0030 Sammy Davis Jr. (left) and Dean Martin-Sands Copa Room. (c. early '60s)
0031 Sammy Davis Jr.'s birthday party-May 18, 1966. He is dancing in center (dark shirt, striped pants).
0032 Frank Sinatra (left) and Jack Entratter with Copa girls at a rehearsal of"Ziegfeld Follies". (1954)
0033 Frank Sinatra (left) and Jack Entratter watch a rehearsal of the Copa Girl production "Ziegfeld Follies", June 1954.
0034 Jack Entratter (back, left) and Frank Sinatra at a rehearsal of the Copa Girls Production "Ziegfeld Follies", June 1954.
0035 Jack Entratter (center) and Frank Sinatra (right) at a Copa Girls rehearsal of the"Ziegfeld Follies", June 1954.
0036 Frank Sinatra (left) and Jack Entratter at rehearsal of "Ziegfeld Follies", June 1954.
0037 Frank Sinatra (left) and Jack Entratter at "Ziegfeld Follies" rehearsal (a Copa Girls production), June 1954.
0038 L-R: Jack Entratter, Lauren "Betty" Bacall, Frank Sinatra, and Kim Novak. Cake says "Happy Birthday Betty & Queen Mother".
0039 Sinatra with some of the Copa Girls in the Lounge at the Sands Hotel & Casino.
0040 Nancy Sinatra (left) and Frank Sinatra. The occasion was "Frank Sinatra in concert with Count Basie". November 1964.
0041 Frank Sinatra (left) during [movie?] filming in the Sands Casino.
0042 Frank Sinatra dealing baccarat in the Sands Casino. (Nov. 1959)
0043 Carl Cohen in his office at the Sands Hotel and Casino.
0044 The "Rat Pack"-(photo by George Sidney-1960). L-R; Peter Lawford, Frank Sinatra, dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Joey Bishop.
0045 Frank Sinatra performing. (photo by George Sidney-1960)
0046 Frank Sinatra performing. (photo by George Sidney-1960)
0047 Dean Martin performing onstage-Sands Copa Room
0048 Sands Hotel marquee advertising the appearance of the "Rat Pack". (color)
0049 "Rat Pack" onstage, Sands Hotel. L-R; Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, Frank Sinatra, Joey Bishop. (color)
0050 L-R: Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Joey Bishop-onstage, Sands Hotel. (color)
0051 Sands marquee: "Dean Martin, Maybe Frank-Maybe Sammy". (1963?)
0052 Sands marquee: "Sammy Davis, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra".
0053 Sands Hotel, showing marquee. (c. 1950s) (Credit: UPRR Photo)
0054 Sands Hotel-construction of the tower. [Aug. 1965] (LV News Bur. Photo)
0055 peter Lawford performing at the Sands. (No date) Seated in front of stage are celebrities: Eddie Fisher, Liz Taylor, Dean Martin and wife Jeanne Martin.
0056 Celebrities seated in Sands Copa Room. Jack Entratter standing behind table Seated: Yul Brynner (2nd from left); Edward G. Robinson (4th from left); Richard Conte (6th from left); Sal Mineo (past women, next to Conte). Seated
At right of table are Tommy Sands and Nancy Sinatra. Next to Brynner is Nancy Sinatra, Frank's wife (closest to stage). (Dec. 1964)
0057 Sands Hotel sign and partial view of front of hotel-c. 1950s.
0058 John F. Kennedy shakes hands with Jack Entratter. (n.d.)
0059 Sands Hotel float in a parade on Fremont Street. (n.d.)
0060 Kim Novak and Jake Freedman at the roulette table, Sands Hotel. (c. 1950s)
0061 Joey Bishop serving drinks to Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra onstage at the
Sands. (April 1966)
0062 Carl Cohen (Sands executive) and wife in front of a cake. (n.d.)
0063 peter Lawford and Sammy Davis Jr. dancing onstage. (n.d.)
0064 Sammy Davis Jr., Joey Bishop, Peter Lawford and Dean Martin grabbing for the mike onstage. (n.d.)
0065 (NEGATIVE ONLY) Sands Hotel with good view of the sign. (c. 1950s)

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Restaurants

0066 Entrance to the Garden Room (restaurant) in the Sand Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada. (c. 1950s?)
0067 Sands' Garden Room (restaurant). (Note celebrity pictures on the walls.) (c. 1950s?)
0068 Sands' Garden Room restaurant. (c. 1950s?)
0069 Buffet in the Garden Room (restaurant) at the Sands Hotel, c. 1950s?
0070 Garden Room (Restaurant) in the Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada. (1963) (OVERSIZE)
0071 French murals grace the walls of the Garden Room in the Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada. (1963)
0072 Restaurant in Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, Nev. (OVERSIZE)
0073 Restaurant in Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, NV. (Garden Room?)
0074 Restaurant in Sands Hotel, Las Vegas NV. (Garden Room?)
0075 Restaurant by the pool, Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, Nev. (c. 1963) Terrace Room.
0077 Restaurant with guests dining-Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, Nev. (c. 1963) Terrace Room.

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Facilities

0078 Suite in the Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, Nev. (after renovation). (c. 1961)
0079 New guest room in the Sands Hotel, after renovation. (c. 1961-63)
0080 New suite in the Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, (after renovation). (c. 1961-63)
0081 Rockingham Park, one of the Sands' buildings, under construction. (c. 1952)
0082 Exterior of Rockingham Park, one of the hotel buildings at the Sands Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV. (1952)
0083 Emerald Room-meeting room at the Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada.
0083a Silver Queen Bar and Cocktail Lounge in the Sands Casino. Freddie Bell and his Bell Boys are performing. (c. 1952)
0084 Bar in the Silver Queen Cocktail Lounge in the Sands Casino, c. 1952.
The mural is by Allan Stewart and depicts the history of Las Vegas from the gold rush days to the exploding of the atomic bomb. (OVERSIZE)
0085 Silver Queen Bar and Lounge in the casino of the Sands Hotel, Las Vegas. (See photo #0287 0084)
0086 Coffee shop in the Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, Nev. Customers seated at the counter. (1963)

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Swimming Pool

0087 Sands Hotel pool. (c. 1950s) (OVERSIZE)
0088 Pool at Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada. Guests swimming and relaxing
poolside. (1956) (OVERSIZE)
0089 Guests enjoying the pool at the Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, Nev. (June 1963)
(OVERSIZE)
0090 Pool at the Sands Hotel, showing guests swimming and poolside. (c. 1960s)
0091 Sands Hotel pool.
0092 Guests enjoying the pool at the Sands Hotel, Las Vegas. (c. 1963)
0093 Sands Hotel pool-Las Vegas, Nev. (c. 1950s-60s)

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Transportation and Facilities

0094 Tram used to transport guests around the Sands Hotel property. (c. early 1950s)
0095 Sands' tram loaded with guests. (c. early 1950s)
0096 Guests seated in Sands Hotel tram. It was used to transport guests around the property. (c. 1950s)
0097 Local Lions Club members touring the Sands Hotel property at night on the hotel tram. (c. 1950s or 1960s)
0098 Workout room at the Sands Hotel, Las Vegas. (c. 1950s-1960s)
0099 The Sands Guestmobile. (VW van used to transport guests.) ( c.'50s-60s)

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Construction of Sands Tower ***

0100 Construction photo of new Sands Hotel tower. (Nov. 1965)
0101 Sands tower under construction. (Feb. 1965)
0102 Construction photo of new Sands' tower. (Nov. 1965)
0103 Sands tower under construction. (August 1965)
0104 Sands tower under construction. (August 1965)
0105 Danny Thomas (left) and Jack Entratter pose in front of Sands tower which was under construction. (1965)
0106 Close-up of photo #0287-0106: Danny Thomas (left) and Jack Entratter posing near new Sands tower (under construction). (1965)

*** See also photos #164-173

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Entrance

0107 Sands façade-architect's drawing. (c. 1952-53) (Duplicate in OVERSIZE)
0108 Sands Hotel entrance showing marquee: "Will Mastin Trio Starring Sammy Davis Jr." (c. 1960s) (OVERSIZE)
0109 Sands Hotel entrance. Marquee advertising Ricky Ricardo as the headliner. Several guests on horseback. (n.d.)
0110 Sands Hotel entrance and marquee (1964). Stars on marquee: Alan King and Chubby Checker.
0111 Sands marquee-"Milton Berle", etc. (n.d.) (color transparency only)
0112 Sands marquee-"Dean Martin Ass't. by his Italian friend 'Francis"". (Sept. 1962)
0113 Sands marquee-"Dean Martin and Friend Francis Brunn". (1964)
0114 Sands marquee-"Sammy Davis Dean Martin Frank Sinatra". (1963)
0115 Sands marquee-"Jack Entratter Presents…Dean Martin-Maybe Frank-- Maybe Sammy". (Sept. 1963) (OVERSIZE)
0116 Sands marquee-"Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, Joey Bishop"-the Rat Pack. (n.d.) (OVERSIZE)
0117 Sands façade and marquee advertising 'Billy Eckstine". (1954) (OVERSIZE)
0118 Sands Hotel entrance with marquee-"Jack Entratter Presents Nat King Cole". (n.d.) (OVERSIZE)
0119 Entrance to the Sands Hotel. (1954) (OVERSIZE)

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Aerial Views

0120 Aerial view of the Sands Hotel and adjacent property. (1964)
0121 Aerial view of the Sands Hotel and adjacent property. (1962)
0122 Aerial of Sands Hotel and adjacent property. (c. early 1960s)
0123 Aerial view of Sands Hotel. (c. early 1960s)
0124 Aerial of Sands Hotel and adjacent property. (1966)
0125 Aerial view of Las Vegas Strip looking north from the Dunes Hotel. (c. 1968) Includes good view of Caesars Palace and Sands Hotel.

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Casino

0126 Ann Hunter deals the cards in a "21" game at the Sands Hotel and Casino. (July 26, 1953) (International News Photo)
0127 Customers playing slot machines in the Sands Casino. (c. 1950s?) (OVERSIZE)
0127a Empty casino-Sands Hotel. (c. 1950s) (OVERSIZE)
0128 Casino in the Sands Hotel. Shows customers milling around, others playing at blackjack tables. (1963) (OVERSIZE)
0129 Sands Casino. (1959)
0130 Customers playing slot machines in the Sands Hotel and Casino. (c. 1950s?) (OVERSIZE)
0131 People playing craps at the Sands Hotel and Casino. (1959) (OVERSIZE)
0132 Casino action-Sands Hotel and Casino-1959. (OVERSIZE)
0133 Chimp (J. Fred Muggs?) enjoying playing slots at the Sands Hotel and Casino. (c. late 1950s-early 1960s) (0VERSIZE)
0134 Close-up of a slot machine at the Sands Hotel and Casino. (c. late 1950s)
0135 Customer playing craps at the Sands Hotel and Casino. (c. late '50s, early '60s)
0136 Customers playing slots at the Sands Hotel and Casino. (c. late 1950s)
0137 Gamblers playing roulette-Sands Casino-c. late 1950s, early 1960s)
0138 Casino scene-Sands Hotel Casino-c. late 1950s. (Note: decorations hanging lights & dealer wearing hat-possibly New Year's Eve.)
0139 Customers enjoy playing slots-Sands Casino-c. late 1950s.
0140 Gamblers at blackjack ("21") table-Sands Casino-(c. late 1950s-early 1960s)
0141 Gamblers at baccarat table-Sands Casino-(Late '50s, early '60s)
0142 Sands Casino-lounge show-Jonah Jones musical group performing for guests.
(c. late 1950s-early 1960s) (OVERSIZE)

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Miscellaneous 1

0143 Emerald Room-Sands Hotel and Casino. This room was used for banquets and conferences. (c. 1950s) (OVERSIZE)
0144 Emerald Room in the Sands Hotel-c. 1950s. Room was used for banquets, conferences, private parties, etc.
0145 Emerald Room at the Sands Hotel and Casino. (c. 1950s)
0146 Hollywood park-one of five two-story buildings which house guests at the Sands Hotel. (c. 1950s) The five buildings were all named after famous American racetracks and were arranged in a semi-circle around a half-moon shaped swimming pool.
0147 Rendering of new high-rise building planned for the Sands Hotel. (1961)

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Copa Room (showroom)

0148 Copa Room showroom in the Sands Hotel. (Sammy Davis Jr. onstage performing.) C. late 1950s, early 1960s. (OVERSIZE)
0149 Sammy Davis Jr. performing in the Copa Room (showroom in the Sands Hotel). (c. late 1950s, early 1960s) (OVERSIZE)
0150 Copa Room entrance, Sands Hotel. Sign advertising current perform (Nat King Cole) and coming attraction (Joey Bishop). (c. late 1950s, early 1960s) (OVERSIZE)
0151 Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme performing in the Copa Room, showroom in the Sands Hotel and Casino. (1963)
0152 Copa Room tables and wall decorations-Sands Hotel and Casino. (c. late 1950s, early 1960s)
0153 Guests seated at tables in the Copa Room, showroom in the Sands Hotel. Stage can be seen in foreground. (c. 1950s-60s)
0154 Guests watching show in the Sands Hotel showroom-the Copa Room. (1963)
0155 Copa Room-showroom in the Sands Hotel. (c. 1950s-1960s) Good view of wall decorations-sculpted metal Brazilian carnival figures.
0156 Couples dancing onstage-the Copa Room (showroom) in the Sand Hotel. (probably New Year's Eve) C. 1950s-60s.
0157 Guests in Sands' Copa Room watch as dancers perform onstage. (1963)

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Aqueduct Building

0158 New three-story building called the Aqueduct, opened in 1963. This latest addition to the Sands Hotel housed 83 suite-and-rooms. (1963)
0159 Aqueduct Building, Sands Hotel and Casino. (c. 1963)
0160 Aqueduct Building, Sands Hotel (c. 1963). All of the buildings were named after famous racetracks.
0161 Suite living room in the new Aqueduct Building at the Sands Hotel, Las Vegas. (c. 1963) Moorish theme is carried out in designer touches.
0162 Living room in one of the plush suites in the Aqueduct Building, Sands Hotel (c. 1963).
0163 Living room of a plush suite at the Sands Hotel. (c. 1963)

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Tower Construction

0164 Beginning of construction of new Sands Hotel tower. New tower was part of a multi-million dollar renovation. (April 1965)
0165 New Sands tower under construction. (April 1965)
0166 Construction proceeds on the new multi-storied Sands tower. (Apr. 1965)
0167 ands tower under construction-April 1965.
0168 Workers on new Sands tower. (April 1965)
0169 New Sands tower under construction. (April 1965)
0170 New Sands tower nearing completion. (May 1965)
0171 Sands tower under construction. (August 1965)
0172 New Sands tower nearing completion. (Aug. 1965)
0173 Sands tower-nearly completed. (Aug. 25, 1965)

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Publicity/Promotional

0174 Dunes Hotel-publicity stunt-"Water Wake-up Guest Service". Guest in sleeping position, head on pillow, still in pajamas, on his way down into pool. (1955)
0175 Dunes Hotel "Water Wake-up" (continued). Shows guest on his way down into the pool. (See related photos #0174 & #0176) (1955)
0176 Dunes Hotel "Water Wake-Up" (cont.) Waiter in half-swim attire serves guest reclining at fountain in pool. (1955) (See photos #174 & 176)
0177 "Floating craps table"-customers at the Sands Hotel escape the heat by gambling in the pool. About 2200 guests tried this in 1954.
0178 Another view of Sands customers gambling in the pool. (1954) Craps table in foreground; slot machines on the side of the pool.
0179 Sands customers cool off by taking advantage of gambling tables and machines in the swimming pool. (1954)
0180 Copagirl Linda Lawson as "Mis-Cue", wearing A-Bomb crown to illustrate another mis-firing of the Operation Cue Bomb. (1955) She is surrounded by servicemen.
0181 Copagirl Linda Lawson as "Mis-Cue" wearing A-Bomb Crown. (1955) She is surrounded by servicemen.

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Rat Pack

0182 "Rat Pack"-L-R: Peter Lawford, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Joey
Bishop, Dean Martin. (c. 1960s) (OVERSIZE)
0183 L-R: Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Joey Bishop. Sands
Copa Room, 1961. (OVERSIZE)
0184 L-R: Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin wearing U.S. Cavalry uniforms. (c.1960s) (OVERSIZE)
0185 Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Frank Sinatra onstage at Sands. (c early '60s)
0186 L-R: at microphones, Dean Martin, frank Sinatra, Joey Bishop; far right, front
of stage, is Sammy Davis Jr. Part of peter Lawford's head can be seen behind
Sinatra. Onstage, Sands Hotel. (c. 1960s) Richard Conte center stage holding
Cigarette.
0187 L-R: Peter Lawford, Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra. All except
Davis are in U.S. Cavalry uniforms for a movie. (See movie set in background.) C. 1950s or 1960s.

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Dean Martin

0188 Dean Martin, center, in his dressing room at the Sands the night of his nightclub as a single star. (3/6/57) Standing is Jack Entratter. Others are unidentified reporters.
0189 Jack Entratter clowns around with Dean Martin (on the floor) at the Sands Hotel the night of Martin's nightclub debut. (March 6, 1957) (OVERSIZE #0220)
0190 Dean Martin rehearses with two female dancers for his nightclub debut as a solo act at the Sands Hotel. (March 6, 1957)
0191 Dean Martin onstage for his debut as a single star in the Sands' Copa Room, March 6, 1957. Seated close to stage are Jack Entratter, Lucille Ball, Jack Benny, Debbie Reynolds.
0192 Dean Martin's nightclub debut as a single, March 6, 1957, Copa Room in the Sands Hotel. (See photo #0022 0191) Seated at far right next to stage is Phil\ Harris.
0193 Dean Martin's opening night-March 6, 1957-Copa Room at the Sands. Man standing is comedian Jack Benny. (See photos #0191, 0192)
0194 Dean Martin onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel with Henry Fonda in audience. (n.d.)
0195 Dean Martin with Robert Mitchum in audience, Copa Room. (n.d.)
0196 Dean Martin in lobby, Sands Hotel. (n.d.)
0197 Dean Martin onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel. Singing to little girl seated next to stage. (n.d.)
0198 Dean Martin onstage at Sands' Copa Room-n.d.
0199 Marquee, Sands Hotel: "Jack Entratter Presents Dino". (1964)
0200 Dean Martin seated on motorcycle with Las Vegas policemen. (n.d.)
0201 Showgirl poses in front of Sands' marquee: "Dean Martin, Count Basie". (1965) Dean Martin and Members of the "Rat Pack"
0202 Dean Martin and frank Sinatra clowning onstage, sands' Copa Room. (1961) (OVERSIZE)
0203 Dean Martin's opening night with Frank Sinatra, Sands' Copa Room January 22, 1964. (COLOR)
0204 Dean Martin's opening night at the Sands with friend Frank Sinatra, Jan. 22, 1964. (See #0113: Sands marquee advertising this appearance.)
0205 L-R: Dean Martin, Joey Bishop, Frank Sinatra onstage in the Copa Room (April 1966) Bishop plays a bartender.
0206 Dean Martin on opening night at the Copa Room, Jan. 22, 1964. Frank Sinatra at right, pouring a drink from a bar onstage.
0207 Dean Martin (left) and frank Sinatra (right) clown onstage, Sands Hotel Copa Room. (1967)
0208 L-R; Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Joey Bishop onstage, Sands' Copa Room. (April 1966)
0209 L-R: Dean Martin and frank Sinatra, Copa Room, Sands Hotel, 1962.
0210 Frank Sinatra singing in the Sands Copa Room. (April 1966)
0211 Sammy Davis Jr. performs at the Sands, April 1966.
0212 Joey Bishop at the Sands-"summit meeting": April 1966.
0213 Bishop, Sinatra, and Davis clowning onstage at the Sands-April 1966.
0214 "Summit Meeting"-L-R; Dean Martin, Joey Bishop, Frank Sinatra at the Sands-April 1966.
0215 'Summit Meeting"-Sands Hotel-Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Joey Bishop April 1966.
0216 Frank Sinatra & Joey Bishop; Sands Hotel Copa Room, April 1966.
0217 Frank Sinatra performing at the sands Hotel. (1964)
0218 Dean Martin in U.S. Cavalry uniform for movie role. (OVERSIZE)
0219 Portrait of Dean Martin. (c. 1950s-60s) (OVERSIZE)
0220 Jack Entratter (left) and Dean Martin clowning around at rehearsal. (Dec. 1959) (8x10 duplicate #0287 0189)
0221 Dean Martin's opening night as a single act at the Sands Copa Room (3-6-57). Close to the stage can be seen Jack Entratter, Lucille Ball, Debbie Reynolds, Desi Arnaz, Jack Benny (clapping hands), Phil Harris (far right).
0222 Dean Martin-opening night at the Sands. (3-6-57) (See photo #0221 for further information.)
0223 Dean Martin (wearing hat) clowns around during rehearsal at the Sands. (Dec. 1959)
0224 Dean Martin (center) meets with reporters in his dressing room at the Sands. (Dec. 1959)
0225 Dean Martin's opening night at the Sands Hotel with pal Frank Sinatra (right). (Jan. 22, 1964)
0226 Dean Martin, opening night, Sands Hotel. Frank Sinatra at right. (Jan. 22, 1964)
0227 Dean Martin (left) and Frank Sinatra onstage. (Jan. 22, 1964) Opening night, Sands Hotel Copa Room.
0228 Peter Lawford performing in Sands Copa Room, c. 1960s. Seated near stage are Sammy Davis Jr., Milton Berle, Marilyn Monroe(?), Eddie Fisher, Elizabeth Taylor, Dean Martin, Jeanne Martin.
0229 Peter Lawford onstage, Sands Copa Room, c. 1960s. (See #0228 for further information.)
0230 Color transparencies (6): Sands' marquee advertising "Dean Martin and Friend Francis Brunn". (Jan. 22, 1964) (NO PRINTS)
0231 Color transparencies (4): Dean Martin & Frank Sinatra opening night at the Sands. (Jan. 22, 1964) (NO PRINTS)

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*** the following are color prints and slides:

Members of the "Rat Pack"

0232 Sammy Davis Jr. performing at the sands Hotel. (c. 1960s)
0233 frank Sinatra (left) and Sammy Davis Jr. performing at the Sands Hotel. ('60s)
0234 Dean Martin (left) and Frank Sinatra onstage, sands Copa Room. (1960s)
0235 Dean Martin (left) and Frank Sinatra performing at Sands Hotel. (1960s)
0236 Dean Martin (left) and Frank Sinatra onstage, Sands Copa Room. (1960s)
0237 Dean Martin (left) and frank Sinatra performing in Sands Copa Room, 1960s.
0238 Dean Martin onstage, Sands Copa Room, 1960s.
0239 Dean Martin performing in Sands Copa Room, 1960s.
0240 Frank Sinatra singing in Sands Copa Room, 1960s.
0241 Frank Sinatra performing in the Sands Copa Room, 1960s.
0242 Unidentified dancers and singer in the Sands Copa Room, 1960s.
0243 Frank Sinatra performing, Sands Hotel, 1960s.
0244 Sammy Davis Jr. singing in the sands Copa Room, 1960s.
0245 Sammy Davis Jr. performing in the Sands Copa Room, 1960s.
0246 Dean Martin (left) and Frank Sinatra, Sands Copa Room, 1960s.
0247 Dean Martin (left) and Frank Sinatra onstage, Sands Copa Room, c.1960s.
0248 Dean Martin (left) and Frank Sinatra-Sands Copa Room-c. 1960s.
0249 L-R: dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., and frank Sinatra, Sands Copa Room c. 1960s.
0250 Dean Martin (left) and Frank Sinatra, Sands Copa Room, c. 1960s.
0251 L-R: Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., frank Sinatra, Sands Copa Room, c. 1960s.
0252 Sammy Davis Jr. singing on Sands Copa Room stage, c. 1960s.
0253 Sammy Davis Jr., Sands Copa Room, c. 1960s.
0254 Sammy Davis Jr. singing in Sands Copa Room. (c. 1960s)
0255 Sammy Davis Jr. singing in Sands Copa Room. (c. 1960s)
0256 Sammy Davis Jr. singing in Sands Copa Room. (c. 1960s)
0257 Sammy Davis Jr. singing in Sands Copa Room. (c. 1960s)
0258 Sammy Davis Jr. singing in Sands Copa Room. (c. 1960s)
0259 Sammy Davis Jr. performing, Copa Room, Sans Hotel, c. 1960s.
0260 Onstage at Sands Copa Room-Sammy Davis Jr., c. 1960s.
0261 Sammy Davis Jr. performs in Copa Room, Sands Hotel, c. 1960s.
0262 Sammy Davis Jr. and Dean Martin (right), onstage , Sands Copa Room, c. 60s.
0263 Sammy Davis Jr. singing in Sands Copa Room, c. 1960s.
0264 Sammy Davis Jr., Sands Copa Room performance, c. 1960s.
0265 Sammy Davis Jr. sings onstage, Sands Copa Room, c. 1960s.
0266 L-R: D. Martin, F. Sinatra, S. Davis Jr., Sands Copa Room, c. 1960s.
0267 L-R: Dean Martin, frank Sinatra (partially obscured), Sammy Davis Jr., Sands
Copa Room stage, c. 1960s.
0268 Dean Martin (left) and Frank Sinatra, onstage, Sands Copa Room, c. 1960s.
As part of their act, they are tending bar.
0269 L-R: Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. perform in Sands Copa Room, c. '60s.
0270 Frank Sinatra performs in Copa Room, Sands Hotel, c. 1960s.
0271 Frank Sinatra, Sands Copa Room stage, c. 1960s.
0272 Frank Sinatra sings in Sands Copa Room, c. 1960s.
0273 frank Sinatra in Sands Copa Room performing, c. 1960s.
0274 Dean Martin onstage, Sands Copa Room, c. 1960s.
0275 Frank Sinatra sings in Sands Copa Room, c. 1960s.
0276 Frank Sinatra performs in the sands Copa Room, ca. 1960s.
0277 Frank Sinatra onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel, c. 1960s.
0278 L-R: Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Frank Sinatra-Sands Copa Room, 1960s.
0279 L-R: Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., frank Sinatra-Sands Copa Room stage, 1960s.
0280 Dean Martin performs in Sands Copa Room, c. 1960s.
0281 Dean Martin performing, Sands Copa Room, c. 1960s.
0282 Frank Sinatra onstage, Sands Copa Room, Las Vegas, c. 1960s.
0283 Frank Sinatra performs in the Copa Room, Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, c. 1960s.
0284 L-R: Dean Marin, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., clowning onstage, Sands Copa Room, c. 1960s.
0285 Dean Martin performing in Sands Copa Room, c. 1960s.
0286 Frank Sinatra onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel, c. 1960s.
0287 Frank Sinatra in Sands Copa Room, onstage, c. 1960s.
0288 Frank Sinatra in Sands Copa Room show, c. 1960s.
0289 Sammy Davis Jr. (left), Frank Sinatra (bottom right), Copa Room, c. 1960s.
0290 Sammy Davis Jr. (left) and Dean Martin in the Sands Copa Room, c. 1960s.
0291 Dean Martin (left) and Frank Sinatra, Copa Room, Sands Hotel, c. 1960s.
0292 Frank Sinatra sings in Copa Room, Sands Hotel, c. 1960s.
0293 Dean Martin onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel, c. 1960s.
0294 Frank Sinatra performs in Sands Copa Room, c. 1960s.

*** The following are oversized photos housed on the roller bar shelving
(George Sidney, photographer)

0295 peter Lawford (left) and Sammy Davis Jr. in Copa Room. (1960)
0296 L-R: Peter Lawford, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. perform
in Sands Copa Room, 1960.
0297 Dean Martin, holding trombone, waves to audience in Copa Room. (1960)
0298 Dean Martin onstage, Sands Copa Room, 1960.
0299 Dean Martin sings in the Sands Copa Room, 1960.
0300 Dean Martin performs in Copa Room, Sands Hotel, 1960.
0301 Dean Martin onstage, Copa Room in Sands Hotel, 1960.
0302 Dean Martin in Sands Copa Room, 1960.
0303 Dean Martin performs in Sands Copa Room, 1960.
0304 Joey Bishop performs in Sands Copa Room, 1960.
0305 Dean Martin onstage, Sands Copa Room, 1960.
0306 Dean Martin performs in Copa Room at the Sands Hotel, 1960.
0307 Dean Martin plays trombone, Frank Sinatra at right. Copa Room, Sands,1960.

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Miscellaneous Entertainers

0308 L-R: Jack Entratter, Lauren Bacall, Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak. Celebrating
Bacall's birthday at the Sands Hotel. (no date)
0309 Lauren Bacall cuts her birthday cake with Frank Sinatra's help. Jack Entratter
(at left) and Kim Novak. (right). Sand Hotel. (no date)
0310 Lauren Bacall's birthday party at the Sand Hotel (n.d.) L-R: Jack Entratter,
Lauren Bacall, Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak.
0311 Lauren Bacall feeds Jack Entratter a piece of her birthday cake. (n.d.)
Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, Nev.
0312 Jack Entratter (standing), Humphrey Bogart (seated far left), Lauren Bacall
(far right). Sands Hotel showroom. (c. early 1950s)
0313 President John F. Kennedy (left) with Jack Entratter, Sands Hotel. (c. 1961)
0314 Doris Day (right). (Photo by Bernard of Hollywood, Dunes Hotel, Las Vegas)
0315 Tony Martin (left), Dean Martin (right).
0316 Milton Berle (left) and Howard keel (standing, center).
0317 Milton Berle (left) with Howard Keel.
0318 L-R: Danny Thomas and Doris Day at the Dunes Hotel. (Photo by Bernard of
Hollywood, Dunes Hotel)
0319 Milton Berle (left) with unidentified woman.
0320 Milton Berle (left) with unidentified woman.
0321 Jerry Lewis (standing at left) and Dean Martin (seated at right) recording a radio
program for ABC.
0322 Jerry Lewis (center, arms raised), recording a radio program for ABC.
0323 Lena Horne (seated) during recording of a CBS radio show. Donald O'Connor
(left, tweedy jacket).

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Miscellaneous 2

0324 Showgirl wearing mushroom cloud headpiece to promote nuclear testing in the 1950s.
0325 Lauren Bacall, Jack Entratter, Judy Garland. Sands Hotel (no date).
0326 Jack Entratter and Marilyn Monroe.
0327 Sands Copa Room, (no date). Lauren Bacall, Judy Garland, Humphrey
Bogart, Jack Entratter.
0328 Sands marquee: "Joey Bishop, Brascia & Tybee. The most beautiful girls
in the west. Antonio Morelli and his music".
0329 Sands marquee: "Copa Room-Jack Entratter presents Dean Martin, Ken Lane
at the piano. Brascia & Tybee, Antonio Morelli and his music".
0330 Sands marquee: "Jack Entratter presents - Frank Sinatra, Count Basie".
0331 Buddy Lester.
0332 Sammy Davis Jr., onstage. (no date)
0333 Bobby Darin onstage. (no date)
0334 Bobby Darin performing.
0335 Bobby Darin performing.
0336 Unidentified performer at the Sands Hotel. (no date)
0337 Sammy Davis Jr. onstage.
0338 Marilyn Monroe and Jack Entratter.
0339 Sands marquee: "Jack Entratter Presents Dino, Closing Tonight".
0340 Carl Cohen and Danny Thomas.
0341 Frank Sinatra (left in space helmet) with Jack Entratter. Probably around
the time of the launching of "Sputnik". (Oct. 1957)
0342 Sinatra (left) and Entratter.
0343 Sinatra with harem. (Costumed for movie.)
0344 The "Rat Pack" onstage.
0345 Martin, Sinatra, Davis onstage.
0346 Filming a scene…Cyd Charisse (hands on hips) and Jim Backus (carnation in lapel).
0347 Premiere of movie "Meet Me in Las Vegas" at El Portal Theatre, Las Vegas.
0348 "I Spy", Robert Culp (left) and Bill Cosby (right). March/April 1965.
0349 Aerial view of the grounds of the Sands Hotel, Las Vegas. (1962)
0350 Aerial view of the grounds of the Sands Hotel, Las Vegas. (1962)
0351 Sands Hotel sign, daytime. (c. 1950s-60s)
0352 Sands Hotel sign, daytime. (c. 1950s-60s)
0353 Entrance to Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada. (c. 1950s-60s)
0354 Sands Hotel pool. (c. 1950s-60s)
0355 Sands Hotel marquee with Christmas tree. (1954)
0356 Sands marquee with Christmas tree. Night view. (1954)
0357 Sands marquee with Christmas tree. (1954)
0358 Sands marquee with Christmas tree. Night view. (1954)
0359 Sands marquee with Christmas tree. (1954)
0360 Frank Sinatra performing at the Sand Hotel. (c. 1960s)
0361 Frank Sinatra performing at the Sand Hotel. (c. 1960s)
0362 Frank Sinatra performing at the Sand Hotel. (c. 1960s)
0363 Frank Sinatra performing at the Sand Hotel. (c. 1960s)
0364 Frank Sinatra performing at the Sand Hotel. (c. 1960s)
0365 Frank Sinatra performing at the Sand Hotel. (c. 1960s)
0366 Frank Sinatra performing at the Sand Hotel. (c. 1960s)
0367 Frank Sinatra performing at the Sand Hotel. (c. 1960s)
0368 Frank Sinatra performing at the Sand Hotel. (c. 1960s)

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Color Transparencies

0369 Gambling scene (roulette)-Sands Hotel, c. 1960s.
0370 Frank Sinatra in Arabian costume for movie.
0371 Frank Sinatra performing in the Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
(c. 1960s) (10 transparencies)
0372 Pool scene-Sands Hotel. (c. 1960s)
0373 Audience and partial view of the Copa Room stage-Sands
Hotel. (c. 1960s)
0374 Copa Room-Sands Hotel. (color postcard)
0375 Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, NV., aerial view. (color postcard)
0376 Celebrity Theatre in the Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, NV. (color postcard)
0377 Chorus line, Copa Girls, Sands Hotel. Jack Entratter with unidentified (short) man. (c. 1960s)
0378 Joey Bishop at microphone, Sands Copa Room. (August 1965)
0379 Joey Bishop with top hat, Copa Room, Sands. (c. 1960s)
0380 Joey Bishop receives citation from City of Philadelphia. (August 1970)
0381 Joey Bishop playing mandolin, Copa Room, Sands Hotel. (August 1965)
0382 Louis Prima performing in the Copa Room at the Sands Hotel. (March 1966)
0383 Louis Prima, Prima's wife, and Frank Sinatra at the Sands Hotel. (Dec. 1965)
0384 Louis Prima publicity photo-early 1966.

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Sands Casino

0385 people playing craps, Sands Casino. (c. 1950s-60s)
0386 Sands Casino, 1950s-60s. (color transparency)
0387 People playing craps, Sands Casino. (c.1950s-60s)
0388 People at roulette table, Sands Casino, c. 1950s-60s.
0389 people at roulette table, Sands Casino, c. 1950s-60s.
0390 People playing slot machines, Sands Casino. (c. 1950s-60s)
0391 "Welcome to Las Vegas" sign., c. 1959-60.
0392 People playing slots, Sands Casino, c. 1950s-60s
0393 Sands marquee: "Jack Entratter Presents, Dean Martin, Maybe Frank, Maybe
Sammy. Brascia & Tybee (September 1963?)
0394 Exterior of Sands Hotel/Casino with marquee in view. (c. 1950s)
0395 Exterior of Sands Hotel/Casino, c. 1950s.
0396 Looking south on Las Vegas Blvd., Sands Hotel/Casino. (Fall 1954)
0397 Exterior of Sands Hotel. Nat King Cole's name on marquee. (c. 1950s-60s)
0398 Exterior of Sands Hotel, c. 1950s.
0399 Copa showroom, Sands Casino.
0400 Exterior of the Sands Hotel during their 3rd anniversary.
0401 Cake to celebrate 12th anniversary (?) of Sands Casino. Onstage in the Copa
Room, December 18, 1964.

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George Sidney Photos , 1960

Sammy Davis Jr.

0402 Sammy Davis Jr. onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0403 Sammy Davis Jr. onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0404 Sammy Davis Jr. and Jack Entratter onstage, Sands Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0405 Sammy Davis Jr. and Jack Entratter onstage, Sands Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0406 Sammy Davis Jr. and Jack Entratter onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0407 Sammy Davis Jr. and Jack Entratter onstage, Sands Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0408 Sammy Davis Jr. and Jack Entratter onstage, sands Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0409 Sammy Davis Jr. and Jack Entratter onstage, Sands Copa Room, Sands Hotel.

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Frank Sinatra

0410 Frank Sinatra onstage, Sands Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0411 Frank Sinatra onstage, Sands Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0412 Frank Sinatra onstage, Sands Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0413 Frank Sinatra onstage, Sands Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0414 Frank Sinatra onstage, Sands Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0415 Frank Sinatra onstage, Sands Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0416 Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0417 Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. onstage, Copa Room, Sands.
0418 Frank Sinatra and Joey Bishop onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0419 Frank Sinatra and Jack Entratter onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel.

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Dean Martin

0420 Dean Martin onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0421 Dean Martin onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0422 Dean Martin onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0423 Dean Martin onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0424 Dean Martin onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0424a Dean Martin onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0425 Dean Martin onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0426 Dean Martin onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel.

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Joey Bishop

0427 Dean Martin onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0428 Dean Martin onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0429 Dean Martin onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0430 Dean Martin onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0431 Dean Martin onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel.

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Rat Pack

0432 Rat Pack onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0433 Rat Pack onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0434 Rat Pack onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0435 Rat Pack onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0436 Rat Pack onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel.
0437 Rat Pack onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel.

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Miscellaneous 3

0438 Showgirls, Copa Room, Sand Hotel. (George Sidney photo,1960)
0439 Showgirls, Copa Room, Sands Hotel. (George Sidney photo, 1960)
0440 Shirley MacLaine onstage, Copa Room, Sands Hotel. (George Sidney photo, 1960)
0441 Jack Entratter, May 1960.
0442 Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis with chorus girls.
0443 Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis with chorus girls.
0444 Frank Sinatra (left); Dean Martin (right). (c. 1960s)
0445 Nancy Sinatra with her father Frank Sinatra, at right. (Sept. 1960)
0446 Frank Sinatra walks his daughter Nancy down the aisle prior to her marriage to Tommy Sands. Wedding was held at the Sands Hotel. (Sept.1960)
0447 Tommy Sands and Nancy Sinatra at their wedding at the Sands Hotel. (Sept. 1960)
0448 Sammy Davis Jr.'s wedding to Loray, Sands Hotel. (May 1966)
0449 Wedding reception at the sand Hotel for Sammy Davis Jr. and wife Loray. (May 1966)
0450 L-R; U.S. Senator Howard Cannon (Nev.); Sandy Waterman; U.S. Senator Alan Bible (Nev.); Nevada Governor Grant Sawyer. (Sept. 1965) First Mental Health Congress.
0451 Nat King Cole performing in the Sands Copa Room. (4-3-63)
0452 L-R: Louis Prima, Jerry Lewis, Jackie Heller, Milton Berle, Sam Butera--
onstage, Sands Copa Room. (May 1969)

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Copa Girls

0453 Sands Copa Girls. Calypso number- L-R: ?, Corinne, Harry Nofal, Charlotte Nort, Jeanie Gardner, Shelby Young. Nov. 1963
0454 Sands Copa Girls. Calypso Number - L-R: ?, Corrine, Mary Baglan, Harry Nofal, Lee Temple, Charlotte Nort. Nov. 1963
0455 Two Texas Copa Girls at the Sands. L-R: Linda Henrich, ? Jack Entratter, Carlyn Chapman. c. 1950's - 1960's.
0456 Texas Copa Girls. Lucille Nelson, Dean Martin, Cheryl Madison. Dec. 1959
0457 Sands Copa Girls, "Me and My Shadow." L-R: Rowena Buttenweiser, Shirley Kirks, Harry Nofal, Charlotte Nort, Sharon Gollings. March 1963
0458 Sands Copa Girl - Judy Johnson, 1958
0459 Sands Copa Girls. L-R: Charlotte Nort, Ryba Twin - Joan Ryba - Houston, Jean Waters - Houston, Carlyn Chapman (Dallas), Linda Henrich (Dallas), Jackie Lee, Arlene. c. 1950's - 1960's.
0460 Sands Copa Girls. L-R: Barbara, Jeanie Gardner, Rowena Buttenweiser, Harry Nofal, Shirley Kirks, Charlotte Nort, Marlene. April 1963
0461 Sands Copa Girls. In Cartouche, L-R: Charlotte Nort, Rowena Buttenweiser, Barbara. Seated, L-R: ?, ?, Marlene, Ryba Twins - Jane and Joan, Jackie Lee, ?, ?, Lee Temple. April 1963
0462 "Venus Show" - Sands Copa Girls. L-R: Shelby Young, Lee Temple, Barbara, ?, Charlotte Nort, Mary Marx, Sharon Gollings, Rowena Buttenweiser, Jeanie Gardner, Mary Baglan. 1963. (OVERSIZE)
0463 Sands Copa Girl. Shirley Kirks, Harry Nofal, 1962
0464 Sands Copa Girls - "Come Blow Your Horn." L-R: Mary Baglan, Jeanie Gardner, ?, Shirley Kirks, ?, Barbara, Victoria, Lee Temple. Nov. 1963
0465 Sands Copa Girls. L-R: Rowena Buttenweiser, Marlene, Charlotte Nort, Mary Baglan, Harry Nofal, Billye Nelms, ?, Shirley Kirks. Nov. 1962
0466 Sands Copa Girls. L-R: Barbara, Harry Nofal, Mary Baglan, Jackie Lee. Oct. 1962
0467 Sands Copa Girl - Jackie Lee, c. 1952
0468 Sands Copa Girl - Judy James, July 1966
0469 Sands Copa Girl - J. Johnson, July 1966
0470 Sands Copa Girl - Grace Lee, July 1966
0471 Sands Copa Girl - Karen Kristy, July 1966
0472 Sands Copa Girl - Diane Borne, July 1966
0473 Sands Copa Girl - Janet Hadland
0474 Sands Copa Girl - Gail Wykell, July 1966
0475 Sands Copa Girl - Sandy Daly, July 1966
0476 Sands Copa Girl -Rusty Taylor, July 1966
0477 Sands Copa Girl - Mary McCollum?, July 1966
0478 Sands Copa Girl - Jean Gardner, July 1966
0479 Sands Copa Girl - Janet Hadland, Summer 1967
0480 Sands Copa Girl - Grace Lee, Summer 1967
0481 Sands Copa Girl - Sandy Daly, Summer 1967
0482 Sands Copa Girl - Rusty Taylor, Summer 1967
0483 Sands Copa Girl - Marlene Pacheco, Summer 1967
0484 Sands Copa Girl - Joan Boyd, Summer 1967
0485 Sands Copa Girl - Jackie Johnson, Summer 1967
0486 Sands Copa Girl - Karen Kristy, Summer 1967
0487 Sands Copa Girl - Mary McCullom, Summer 1967
0488 Sands Texas Copa Girl - Judy Johnson, c. 1950's - 1960's
0489 Sands Copa Girls. Theresa Hayes, ?, Margo Martin, Pat Hewlett, w/ Ritz Brothers, c. 1958?
0490 Sands Copa Girl - Joy Blaine, June 1965
0491 Texas Copa Girls. ?, Margo Martin, Dean Martin, Pat Hewlett, Theresa Hayes, Jack Entratter, Lucille Nelson, c. Dec. 1959
0492 Sands Copa Girls. L-R: Joan Ryba, Angela, Jerry Lewis, Bonnie Pavia, Joyce White, Jane Patton, c. 1958
0493 Sands Copa Girl - Lyn Shannon, c. 1950's - 1960's

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Additions to Collection

0494 Ten Copa Girls perform a dance number with blue ostrich feather fans on the
stage of the Copa Room in the Sands Hotel. (ca. 1955)
0495 Three Copa Girls in white satin and red velvet costumes perform a dance
number in the Copa Room of the Sands Hotel. (ca. 1955) (COLOR PHOTO)
0496 Copa Girls rehearsal. 91954) Sands Hotel entertainment director Jack Entratter
and singer Frank Sinatra (far rt.) review script during rehearsal for the Ziegfeld
Follies show in the Copa Room of the Sands Hotel.
0497 Copa Girls standing onstage during a rehearsal. Sands Hotel. (1954) They were rehearsing for the Ziegfeld Follies show.
0498 Copa Girls with former Ziegfeld Follies dancer in their dressing room at the
Sands Hotel. Former dancer Gladys Gardner in center. (1954)
0499 Copa Girl rehearses with choreographer Bob Gilbert in front of the famous Sands Hotel sign with mountains visible in the background. (ca. 1955)
0500 Women playing slot machines at the casino in the Sands Hotel-c. 1950s-60s.
0501 Gamblers playing craps-Sands Hotel and Casino-c. 1950s-1960s. (from website: dino/58)
0502 Sammy Davis Jr. performs in the Copa Room, Sands Hotel. (1966)
0503 Copa Girls-Copa Room, Sands Hotel, Las Vegas. (c. 1952)
0504 Copa Girls in costume-1954.
0505 Sinatra onstage during his "Ziegfeld Follies" production at the Sands Hotel.
(c. 1952) Gladys Gardner, 57-year-old former Follies Girl who danced for Ziegfeld in 1913, swoons at her stage-side table.
0506 Dancers in costume-Sands Hotel. (c. 1950s)
0507 Jack Entratter (left) with showgirl. (c. 1950s) Party with original Ziegfeld Girls.
0508 Sands showgirl (rt.) (c. 1950s) Party with original Ziegfeld Girls.
0509 Frank Sinatra (left) and Jack Entratter at a rehearsal for the Copa Girl "Ziegfeld Follies" production at the Sands Hotel. (1954)
0510 Frank Sinatra rehearses for the "Ziegfeld Follies" production at the Sands Hotel. Copa Girls in background. (1954)
0511 Rehearsal of "Ziegfeld Follies" at the Sands Hotel. Copa Girls and Frank Sinatra (far right) (1954)
0512 Frank Sinatra with Copa Girls at rehearsal for "Ziegfeld Follies"--Sands Hotel. (1954)
0513 Jack Entratter at dress rehearsal for "Ziegfeld Follies" at the Sands Hotel. Copa Girls and back view of Frank Sinatra. (1954)
0514 Jack Entratter (center) at dress rehearsal for "Ziegfeld Follies" . (1954)
0515 Frank Sinatra and Jack Entratter (left) at dress rehearsal for "Ziegfeld Follies" at the Sands Hotel. (1954)
0516 Copa Girls at dress rehearsal for "Ziegfeld Follies" at the Sands (1954)
0517 Frank Sinatra (2nd from left) at "Ziegfeld Follies" dress rehearsal. (1954)
0518 Dress rehearsal for "Ziegfeld Follies"-Copa Girls at the Sands. (1954) Bob Gilbert, choreographer, at right.
0519 Dress rehearsal in the Copa Room-1954. Jack Entratter at right.
0520 Dress rehearsal-"Ziegfeld Follies"-Copa Girls in the Copa Room. (1954) Bob Gilbert, choreographer, with back to camera.
0521 Dress rehearsal-"Ziegfeld Follies"-1954. Sands Hotel. Jack Entratter in background.
0522 Dress rehearsal-"Ziegfeld Follies"-Sands Hotel. Frank Sinatra and Jack Entratter in background. (1954)
0523 Jack Entratter (left) at rehearsal for "Ziegfeld Follies"-Sands Hotel. (1954)
0524 "Ziegfeld Follies" rehearsal in the Copa Room, Sands Hotel, 1954. Jack Entratter (center) watching.
0525 Jack Entratter (left) and Frank Sinatra at a rehearsal for the "Ziegfeld Follies" in the Sands Copa Room. (1954)
0526 Two of the Copa Girls at a rehearsal for the "Ziegfeld Follies" -- Sands Hotel. (1954) Frank Sinatra and Jack Entratter at left in audience.
0527 Copa Girls and Jack Entratter, frank Sinatra (rt.) at "Ziegfeld Follies" rehearsal, Sands Hotel. (1954)
0528 Jack Entratter (left) and Frank Sinatra. "Ziegfeld Follies" rehearsal in the Sands' Copa Room. (1954)
0529 Copa Girls with Frank Sinatra (rt.) and Jack Entratter-Sands' Copa Room. (1954)
0530 Jack Entratter (left) and Frank Sinatra in the Copa Room, Sands Hotel. (1954)
0531 Copa Girls with Jack Entratter and Frank Sinatra (rt.) "Ziegfeld Follies" rehearsal. (1954)
0532 Copa Girls onstage for "Ziegfeld Follies" rehearsal-Sands Hotel. (1954)
0533 Frank Sinatra (seated, wearing cap) at "Ziegfeld Follies" rehearsal - Sands' Copa Room. (1954)
0534 Frank Sinatra (left) and Jack Entratter. (1954)
0535 Frank Sinatra (left) and Jack Entratter pose with some of the Copa Girls in the Sands showroom. (1954)
0536 Frank Sinatra and several Copa Girls at "Ziegfeld Follies" rehearsal, Copa Room, Sands Hotel. (1954)
0537 Jack Entratter and Frank Sinatra (rt.) "Ziegfeld Follies" rehearsal--Sands Hotel. (1954)
0538 "Ziegfeld Follies" rehearsal in Sands Copa Room (1954). Jack Entratter & Frank Sinatra (rt.) with some of the Copa Girls.
0539 Sands Copa Girls lined up on the stage in the Copa Room at the Sands Hotel. (c. 1950s) Jack Entratter and Jake Friedman (far right).
0540 Bob Gilbert, choreographer (left) at Copa Girls rehearsal, Sands Hotel. (c. 1950s)
0541 Nineteen (19) color photos of Copa Girl productions-Sands Hotel-c. 1950s.
0542 Showgirls at plane. (Blue Bell Girls??) c. 1950s
0543 Copa Girls perform in the Ziegfeld Follies production show in the Copa Room of the Sands Hotel before an audience of former Ziegfeld Follies dancers. (1954)
0544 Copa Girls perform the production number "Mambo" in the Copa Room of the Sands Hotel. (ca. 1955) (COLOR PHOTO)
0545 Copa Girls onstage-Sands Copa Room-c. 1961.
0546 Opening night with Dean Martin. Frank Sinatra at right. Sands Copa Room. January 1964.
0547 Jack Entratter (center) between Lucille Ball and her husband Desi Arnaz. Sands Hotel. (c. 1950s-60s)
0548 L-R: Jack Entratter Judy Garland, Lauren Bacall. At the Sands Hotel. (c. 1950s-60s)
0549 Danny Thomas (left) and Jack Entratter standing in front of the new Sands tower which is under construction. (1965)
0550 Celebrities seated in Sands Copa Room. Jack Entratter standing behind table at left. Seated: L-R: Nancy Sinatra (Frank's wife); Yul Brynner; unidentified; Edward G. Robinson. At right, seated, Tommy Sands and his wife Nancy, nee Sinatra. (She is Frank's daughter). (December 1964)
0551 L-R: Jack Entratter, Frank Sinatra, unidentified, at a blackjack table in the Sands Casino. (c. 1950s)

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