Picks and Pans Review: The Nightclub Years
The Copacabana. The Mocambo. The Coconut Grove. The names conjure up an era of showbiz excitement that The Nightclub Years tries—with some success—to recapture. The two-hour special can't hope to be thorough in covering nightlife from the '20s to the '60s. Mob influence over Las Vegas is a documentary subject in itself. Still, you get performance clips of Jimmy Durante, Sophie Tucker and Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, along with the memories of Harry Belafonte, Buddy Hackett and Alan King. Not bad considering there's no cover charge.
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