Every week, The Dean Martin Variety Show welcomed many of America’s top show business celebrities as guests. Among them was legendary movie star John Wayne, with whom Dean starred in two films, Rio Bravo and The Sons of Katie Elder.
On one episode of Dean’s show, Dean and Duke Wayne do a duet of Dean’s signature song Everybody Loves Somebody. Actually, Wayne doesn’t sing, but instead does one of the best jobs of lip-synching ever seen. Not only is the lip-synching flawless, but his expressions and body language are perfect as well.
And making it even more memorable is the fact that Wayne lip-synchs to the voice of Frank Sinatra, who actually recorded the song before it became a huge hit for Dean.
You can see this enduring performance at YouTube’s Rat Pack Impersonators channel.