Billy Rose's Jumbo

October 29, 1935 to April 21, 1936
26 episodes known to exist
Billy Rose's Jumbo was a radio show which ran from October 29, 1935 to April 21, 1936. It starred Jimmy Durante, Donald Novis, Gloria Grafton, Arthur Sinclair, Donald Novis, Gloria Grafton, Charles Henderson's Singing, Donald Novis, Gloria Grafton, and Charles Henderson's Singing.
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Dates
Show
# Episodes (Known)
Network
1
October 29, 1935 - January 14, 1936
Billy Rose's Jumbo
12
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2
January 21, 1936 - January 28, 1936
Billy Rose's Jumbo
2
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3
February 4, 1936 - April 21, 1936
Billy Rose's Jumbo
12
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Billy Rose's Jumbo
October 29, 1935 - January 14, 1936
12 episodes known to exist
Stars: Jimmy Durante, Donald Novis, Gloria Grafton, Arthur Sinclair
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
October 29, 1935 
Trouble with the I.R.S. 
 
32:50 

 
November 5, 1935 
Romantic Mix-Up 
 
29:50 

 
November 12, 1935 
Jumbo Is Hidden 
 
30:00 

 
November 19, 1935 
The Circus Is to Be Sold 
 
30:00 

 
November 26, 1935 
An Investor For the Circus 
 
30:20 

 
December 3, 1935 
Brainy Modernizes the Circus 
 
30:00 

 
December 10, 1935 
An Old Fashioned Show 
 
30:20 

 
December 17, 1935 
The First Payment Is Due 
 
30:20 

 
December 24, 1935 
Fights with Bosco 
 
30:20 

 
10 
December 31, 1935 
Brainy Woes a Wealthy Widow 
 
30:00 

 
11 
January 7, 1936 
The Wealthy Widow Visits the Circus 
 
30:10 

 
12 
January 14, 1936 
The Big Fight 
Eddie Duchin 
30:10 

 
Billy Rose's Jumbo
Also known as BILLY ROSE'S JUMBO
January 21, 1936 - January 28, 1936
2 episodes known to exist
Stars: Donald Novis, Gloria Grafton, Charles Henderson's Singing
Music: Eddie Duchin Orchestra, Adolph Deutsch's Orchestra
Announcer: Louis A. Witten. From the New York Hippodrome.
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
13 
January 21, 1936 
Dedicated to Raleigh, North Carolina 
Eddie Duchin becomes a permanant part of the series 
30:00 
14 
January 28, 1936 
Dedicated to Richmond, Virginia 
See also: "Texaco Fire Chief Concert" 
30:00 
Billy Rose's Jumbo
Also known as BILLY ROSE'S JUMBO
February 4, 1936 - April 21, 1936
12 episodes known to exist
Stars: Donald Novis, Gloria Grafton, Charles Henderson's Singing
Music: Eddie Duchin Orchestra, Adolph Deutsch's Orchestra
Announcer: Louis A. Witten. From the New York Hippodrome.
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
15 
February 4, 1936 
Dedicated to Charlotte, North Carolina 
 
30:00 
16 
February 11, 1936 
Dedicated to Hot Springs, Arkansas 
 
30:00 
17 
February 18, 1936 
Dedicated to New Orleans, Louisiana 
Jane Pickens takes the place of Gloria Grafton 
30:00 
18 
February 25, 1936 
Dedicated to Chattanooga, Tennessee 
 
30:00 
19 
March 3, 1936 
Dedicated to Providence, Rhode Island 
 
30:00 

 
20 
March 10, 1936 
Dedicated to Albany, New York 
 
30:00 
21 
March 17, 1936 
Dedicated to Indianapolis, Indiana 
 
30:00 
22 
March 24, 1936 
Minneapolis, Minnesota 
 
30:00 
23 
March 31, 1936 
Dedicated to Ogden, Utah 
 
30:00 
24 
April 7, 1936 
Dedicated to San Francisco, California 
 
30:00 
25 
April 14, 1936 
Dedicated to Tulsa, Oklahoma 
 
30:00 
26 
April 21, 1936 
Dedicated to the State of Texas 
 
30:00 

 
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