Sawdust And Spangles And Dreams, music and lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Roger Edens, performed by Stephen Boyd, Doris Day, Jimmy Durante, Martha Raye in Billy Rose’s Jumbo
Stephen Boyd: What is a circus? What does it mean?
Is it a banjo? Or a tambourine?
Is it a phony snake charmer routine?
With Six You Get Eggroll (1968) starring Doris Day, Brian Keith
Synopsis of With Six You Get Eggroll
In With Six You Get Eggroll, Abby McClure, a widow with three sons, and Jake Iverson, a widower with a teenage daughter, begin dating and eventually decide to get married. But they’re not prepared for the hostile reactions from their children, who are not very excited about the new union between the two families.Read More »With Six You Get Eggroll [Doris Day] [Brian Keith]
The Most Beautiful Girl in the World song lyrics -music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Lorenz Hart – as performed in Billy Rose’s Jumbo by Stephen Boyd/Doris Day, reprised by Jimmy Durante/Martha Raye
The most beautiful girl in the world
Picks my ties out, eats my candy,
Drinks my brandy,
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Billy Rose’s Jumbo (1962), starring Doris Day, Stephen Boyd, Jimmy Durante, Martha Raye, Dean Jagger
Synopsis of Billy Rose’s Jumbo
In Billy Rose’s Jumbo, Pop and Kitty Wonder are the owners of the Wonder Circus. Because of Pop’s gambling addiction, they’re constantly in debt, with creditors very close to foreclosing on them. Their main attraction is Jumbo the Elephant. Their competitor, John Noble, wants Jumbo and to take their show. Out of nowhere, a mysterious new wire walker named Sam Rawlins joins. Kitty is taken with him, but what they don’t know is that he is Noble’s son.
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Julie (1956) starring Doris Day, Louis Jordan, Barry Sullivan, Frank Lovejoy
Synopsis of Julie
In Julie, a disturbed and possessive husband confesses to his wife about a murder. The murder of her first husband. And he’ll stop at nothing, including murdering her, to keep her from leaving him.Read More »Julie (1956)