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This news release was written to precede Dinah's appearance at the Waldorf on January 13, 1955. The letter from Dinah to Mr. Dana is actually autographed and mentions his review of her performance at the WEDGEWOOD in 1949 or 1950. Notice the dinah shoreinitials DSM on the letterhead. At the time, she was married to actor GEORGE MONTGOMERY whom is also mentioned in this press-release from Dinah's agents ROGERS & COHEN. George was also married to GINGER ROGERS at one time, among others. Dinah had one of the breeziest singing styles of all time but many people remember her for her talk-show and affair with (a considerably younger) Burt Reynolds.news release JOE WOLHANDLER Eastern Publicity Director

Rogers & Cowan

NEW YORK: 17 EAST 48th STREET, NEW YORK 17, N. Y.
PLAZA 9-627
CALIFORNIA.- 177 S. BEVERLY DRIVE, BEVERLY HILLS, CALIF. , CRESTVIEW 5-4581

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PLEASE

Dinah Shore's Waldorf-Astoria opening in the Empire Room, Thursday January 13th, will introduce a complete new supper club act., prepared especially for this New York engagement.

Dinah has been working with Nick Castle, Hollywood's top dance director staging new dance routines. One of Hollywood's top designers, Jean Louis, has fashioned the fabulous gowns the TV and recording star will wear in the Empire Room during her three-week engagement. The Skylarks, a singing group from her TV show will appear with Dinah at the famed supper club.

The new songs and arrangements that -Dinah will introduce at the Waldorf have been styled by her musical director Ticker Freeman., who is also Dinah's accompanist. Harry Zimmerman, musical director of her TV show will come east with Dinah to help with her two-show weekly TV program which the popular songstress will do from New York on NBC-TV 7:30 - 7:45 p.m.

Dinah has repeatedly turned down offers from the hotels and clubs in Las Vegas. Miss Shore prefers New York and has decided that her first supper club date in three years will be in the same room where she introduced one of her greatest hits. "It's So Nice To Have A Man Around The House was first sung during her last engagement at the Waldorf.

Advance reservations from such celebrities as Eddie Fisher with Debbie Reynolds, Janet Leigh, Tony Curtis., Frank Sinatra and George Montgomery indicate a great opening night and a new all-time record for the Empire Room.

THE REVIEWS
Andrews Sisters - Latin Quarter 1957
Desi Arnaz - w/Diosa Costello 1948
Count Basie - Lincoln 1943
Tony Bennett - Copacabana 1958
Milton Berle - Latin Quarter 1948
Joey Bishop - w/Andy Williams 1959
Ray Bolger - Wizard of Oz Scarecrow, Empire Room 1956
Cab Calloway - Greenwich Inn 1949
Diahann Carroll - Persian Room 1961
Betty Clooney - Waldorf Astoria 1954
Nat King Cole - Copacabana 1958
Perry Como - Versailles 1944
Copacabana - famous night club restaurant is reviewed 1953
Crosby Brothers - Latin Quarter 1961
Xavier Cugat - Waldorf Astoria 1951
Vic Damone - Riviera 1953
Billy Daniels - Copacabana 1952
Sammy Davis Jr. - Copacabana 1959
Phyllis Diller - w/Bobby Short 1958
Nancy Donovan - Copacabana 1952
Jimmy Durante - Copacabana 1951
Billy Eckstine - Copacabana 1951
Duke Ellington - Basin St. East 1961
Eddie Fisher - Empire Room 1959
Judy Garland -Town & Country 1958
Jackie Gleason - La Vie en Rose 1953
Benny Goodman - Empire Room 1956
Dolores Gray - Waldorf Astoria 1954
Buddy Hackett - Copacabana 1956
Connie Haines - Terrace Room 1951
Dick Haymes - Versailles 1956
Horace Heidt - 30th Anniversary 1954
Florence Henderson w/Bill Hayes 1958
Hildegarde - Pierre 1953
Celeste Holm - Plaza 1958
Eddy Howard - Roosevelt 1955
Burl Ives w/Wally Cox - Persian Room
Lisa Kirk - Persion Room 1958
Frankie Laine - Latin Quarter 1955
Julius La Rosa - Romanian 1958
Peggy Lee - Copacabana 1958
Jerry Lewis - Town & Country 1957
Joe E. Lewis - Copacabana 1945
Ted Lewis - Latin Quarter 1953
Liberace - Persian Room 1947
Guy Lombardo - Roosevelt 1957
Vincent Lopez - Grill Room 1954
Tony Martin - Riviera 1953
Martin and Lewis - Copacabana 1950
Ray McKinley - Glenn Miller Band 1957
Mills Brothers - Latin Quarter 1956
Vaughn Monroe - Astor 1955
Constance Moore - St. Regis 1958
Johnnie Ray - Copacabana 1953
Della Reese - Copacabana 1961
Sugar Ray Robinson - French Casino
Dorothy Shay - St. Regis 1961
Frank Sinatra - Wedgewood 1943
Danny Thomas - Copacabana 1949
Sophie Tucker - Latin Quarter 1950
Mae West - Latin Quarter 1956
Julie Wilson - Persian Room 1954
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Sammy Kaye - Roosevelt 1957
Dinah Shore - press release and autograph from the 50's
A Letter about a WWII song
Harbers & Dale - Dance Team
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