Sammy Davis Jr. and USO troupe entertains troops at Can Tho Army Airfield during Vietnam war
Vietnam Date:1972, February 26 Duration:2 min 49 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Sammy Davis Jr. on tour with a USO Troupe, entertaining American troops at Can Tho Army Airfield in Vietnam. A U.S. Army military policeman peeks through a curtain aside a stage, where Sammy Davis Jr. is performing as part of a USO tour entertaing troops during the Vietnam War. Davis stands onstage, backed by women dancers who move rhthmically as he speaks or sings into the microphone. Camera shifts to spot at back of large audience seated in a hangar at the base. Musicians and other members of USO troupe are seen onstage in distance. View of soldiers seated outside the hangar applauding the performances. View from behind audience. Sammy Davis Jr. seen onstage in distance. Soldiers watching from atop a raised platform, outside the hangar. Several views of audience clapping rhythmically to beat of music sung by performers. Some soldiers taking moving pictures of the event, from outside the hangar. Huge overflow crowd of soldiers watching from outside the hangar. Glimpse of Sammy Davis Jr. singing, accompanied by musicians. More audience shots.
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