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Frank Fontaine

May 4, 1968 OH55 20 min.


Pop singer. Born April 19, 1920. Died August 4, 1978. Best known for his appearances on the Jackie Gleason Show during the 1960s.

Interview Summary

1968 May 4
(20 minutes)
Entertainer Frank Fontaine gives an overview of his career from the mid-1930s-late 1960s. Discussion includes a family history; the development of his career; joining the Jackie Gleason Show; memories of performers who helped his career, including Frank Sinatra; and his advice for aspiring performers.

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