The Greatest Show On Earth (circus drama, starring Stu Erwin and Jack Palance)

    (ABC Primetime, 1963 - 1964)


Theme: "March Of The Clowns" from the film "Billy Rose's Jumbo"

    [Verified in "The Complete Directory to Prime-Time Network
     and Cable TV Shows" by Tim Brooks and Earle Marsh; Apparently
    (as indicated by the date this was filed for copyright), this
     was composed for the 1962 film version of the musical called
     "Billy Rose's 'Jumbo'", and was not among the original 1935
     broadway musical production numbers in "Jumbo" as listed in 
     the book "Show Tunes" by Steven Suskin.
     
     Although lyricist Lorenz Hart was deceased in 1962, and the 
     piece is instrumental, ASCAP credits both composer and lyricist 
     for the original "Jumbo" musical production. However copyright 
     records list Richard Rodgers only as its composer.]
 
     Composer: music by Richard Rodgers (ASCAP), sometimes with a
               lyric credit to Lorenz Hart (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: T. B. Harms Co. Old Acct. (ASCAP)
     
     2000 Publisher: Universal-Polygram Latin Music Publishing (ASCAP),
                        c/o Universal Music Publishing Group,
                        of Los Angeles, CA

     Unpublished Copyright Date: Feb. 11, 1963; Eu 757 239.
     Unpublished Renewal Date:   Jan. 14, 1991; RE-518-677.
     
    [published as a band arrangement by T. B. Harms]:
     Published Copyright Date: Sep. 23, 1963; EP 179 664.
     
     
     Recordings:



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