Sammy Davis Jr in Hong Kong, in March 1970. Photo: SCMP Sammy Davis Jr in Hong Kong, in March 1970. Photo: SCMP
Sammy Davis Jr in Hong Kong, in March 1970. Photo: SCMP

Why supercool Sammy Davis Jr loved Hong Kong: ‘it has the finest tailors in the world’

  • The American singer, who ‘insisted’ on playing in the city, in 1970, performed at the Lee Theatre
  • ‘Davis walked on the stage wearing a fashionable Afro haircut, a peace medallion and a smile’

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Sammy Davis Jr in Hong Kong, in March 1970. Photo: SCMP Sammy Davis Jr in Hong Kong, in March 1970. Photo: SCMP
Sammy Davis Jr in Hong Kong, in March 1970. Photo: SCMP
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