• Billy Rose's Jumbo (1962)

Billy Rose's Jumbo

Release Date: 1962

DVD Release Date: April 26th, 2005

G |2 hr 3 min

Plot Summary

Pop and Kitty Wonder are father-and-daughter circus hands trying to save their tiny business from rival owner John Noble, whose son, Sam has secretly joined their circus as a tightrope walker, calling himself Sam Rawlins. Kitty falls for Sam, not knowing his relationship to their enemy.

Cast: Doris Day, Stephen Boyd, Jimmy Durante, Martha Raye, Dean Jagger, Joseph Waring, Lynn Wood, Charles Watts

Director: Charles Walters

Genres: Musical

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Son, Daughter, Deception, 1960s, Revenge, Rivalry, Sacrifice, Touching, Family, Emotional, Love

Awards

Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Music (Scoring of Music -- Adaptation or Treatment)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Picture - Musical
Nominated Actress in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy