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The Cars Of the Rat Pack

Nostalgia and a generalized Mad Men-stoked yearning for all things mid-century have rendered the Rat Pack of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Peter Lawford, Joey Bishop and Sammy Davis, Jr. element numero uno on the Periodic Table of Cool. Humphrey Bogart was actually the original ringleader, and it was his wife, Lauren Bacall, who named the group. Sinatra took over on Bogart’s death and gave it its definitive Vegas-centric form with the famous “Summit at the Sands” in 1960. Although it’s hard to imagine it now, there was a time when the Rat Pack wasn’t considered cool.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2015/07/27/swingin-wheels