If you like Frank Sinatra and the big city aesthetic, don’t miss Q Night At The Movies this week! Starting off the night is a documentary about the history of neon signs, first used in Las Vegas. Then, learn all you need to know about Frank Sinatra in a documentary about his career right before you watch The Man With The Golden Arm, where stars as a skilled card dealer and recovering heroin addict.
Restoration Neon at 5:30 p.m.
Through archival photos and footage, this documentary presents the history of the neon signs from their first usage in Las Vegas in the late 1920s to present day. It also offers an inside look at what it takes to bring these luminous historic icons back to life.
Frank Sinatra: The Voice Of Our Time at 6:29 p.m.
The program focuses on Sinatra’s career from the 1940s through the 1960s. Touching briefly on his personal life, the program chronicles Sinatra’s rise in the music world, his acting career, and his involvement in politics and fundraising.
Corinth Films Collection: The Man With The Golden Arm at 8 p.m.
Frankie Machine (Frank Sinatra) is a skilled card dealer and one-time heroin addict. When he returns home from jail, he struggles to find a new livelihood and to avoid slipping back into addiction.