People, Sep. 5, 1955

Names make news. Last week these names made this news:

That firm believer in men as islands unto themselves, Cinemactor-Crooner Frank Sinatra (TIME, Aug. 29), tolled the bells over two big deals he had in the works. First, Frankie and NBC abruptly called off their parleys about the network's lavish five-year contract offer of about $3,000,000 for his TV services. Then, he walked off the Maine location where he was to star in the movie retread of the musical Carousel. His excuse: production complications would have barred him from keeping a singing date in...

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