Sinatra makes comeback as pitchman for Ford T-Bird

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DETROIT, July 25 (Reuters) - Frank Sinatra makes a comeback of sorts in a new television advertisement for the "cool" retro-styled Thunderbird roadster that Ford Motor Co. resurrected last year. The ad features a clip from the 1957 Columbia Pictures film "Pal Joey" in which Sinatra, wearing his trademark raincoat and tilted hat, is seen bidding an affectionate farewell to a candy-apple red T-Bird. "So long little bird, don't pick up any nails," says Sinatra, a cultural icon and arguably ...

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