By Chris Nichols

The paintings of overdue advertisement architect Wayne McAllister (1907-2000) is liable for a lot of the nature of Southern California this day. His Fred-and-Ginger nightclubs and glinting-steel-and-blazing-neon round drive-ins introduced Hollywood to lifestyles. His Sands resort in Las Vegas turned the house of the Rat Pack; the mythology of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis Jr. owes very much to the swank glamour of the Copa Room and the Sands resort, considered one of McAllister's finest.

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