Dean Martin

'All My Children' star Susan Lucci is auctioning off her famous wares (but no, not her Emmy)

'All My Children' star Susan Lucci is auctioning off her famous wares (but no, not her Emmy)

Every so often, something unassuming like a whiff of perfume or an article of clothing will have the power to transport you to a moment in time. For actress Susan Lucci, it’s a gold lamé jumpsuit.

There was the time Lucci wore that jumpsuit to a cocktail reception honoring Lucille Ball when she noticed a member of the Rat Pack making a beeline toward her. 

“I had always felt that Sammy Davis Jr. was the greatest entertainer ever,” Lucci recently told The Times, “and I looked across the room and I saw him. And the next thing I saw was that he was coming in the direction of my husband and me with some intention.

“I actually looked behind me to...

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