Snapshot, 1967: You won't get a tan in a suit, Frank!

In this promotional shot from the 1967 neo-noir film ‘Tony Rome’, Jill St John looks a little perplexed as to why her co-star Frank Sinatra is sunbathing in a suit and a fedora…

In the film, Sinatra plays the role of Tony Rome, a private eye who finds himself embroiled in the theft of a precious diamond pin. Miami Beach is ‘his scene’, according to the film – so you too might be wondering why his attire is so inappropriate? Well, Tony lives on a small boat that he moors in Key Biscayne, and uses the beach loungers to catch some shut-eye. And with the likes of Jill St John and Sue Lyons vying for his ‘services’, it’s important that he gets plenty of rest. Best to make sure you’ve kept some energy in reserve, Frank – Raquel Welch is your co-star in the sequel…

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