The ring-a-ding Robin

The Chairman of the Board has a swingin' time in the 1964 musical comedy "Robin and the 7 Hoods," which transplants the hero out of the hood of Nottingham into 1930s Chicago. Old Blue Eyes plays a gangster named Robbo who gets involved in a gangland war after his friend and boss of the underworld ( <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003559" title="Edward G. Robinson" href="/topic/entertainment/edward-g.-robinson-PECLB003559.topic">Edward G. Robinson</a>) is knocked off by a rival gang. And his merry men are Rat Pack cronies, Dino and Sammy. Sinatra also is in fine voice singing the Oscar-nominated hit "My Kind of Town."
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The Chairman of the Board has a swingin' time in the 1964 musical comedy "Robin and the 7 Hoods," which transplants the hero out of the hood of Nottingham into 1930s Chicago. Old Blue Eyes plays a gangster named Robbo who gets involved in a gangland war after his friend and boss of the underworld ( Edward G. Robinson) is knocked off by a rival gang. And his merry men are Rat Pack cronies, Dino and Sammy. Sinatra also is in fine voice singing the Oscar-nominated hit "My Kind of Town."

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