International Showtime (circus, hosted by Don Ameche)

    (NBC Primetime, 1961 - 1965)


Theme 1: Grand Imperial Cirque de Paris, from the
                     1961 Broadway Musical "Carnival!"

    [aka: "Cirque de Paris"]

    [THEME and composer verified in the TV Guide article 
     on THEMES, "Looking For a Lost Chord?" April 28, 1962,
     pp. 12-13]

     Composers: Robert ("Bob") Merrill (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Robbins Music Corp. (ASCAP)
     
     2000 Publisher: EMI/Robbins Catalog, Inc. (ASCAP)
                       c/o EMI Music Publishing Inc.,
                       of New York, NY

     Unpublished Copyright Date: Feb. 1, 1961; Eu 656 522.
     
     Published   Copyright Date: July 7, 1961; EP 153 699.

     Recordings:


Theme 2 (circa 1963): Dumpy

    [composer credit in "BMI Many Worlds of Music,
     October issue, 1964 article "The Fall Night Line-Up"
     of TV music represented by Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI);

     No title of "International Showtime" is among the BMI database
     listings for Paul Anka, but screen credits on a 1963 episode 
     of the show included the following credit:
     
          "'Dumpy' Theme by Paul Anka".
     
     Confirmed in a published article "NBC Theme Music" on
     Feb. 15, 1964 in the "Daily Reporter" Dover OH newspaper,
     page 21. ]

     Composer: Paul Anka (BMI)
     
     Original Publisher: Spanka Music Inc. (BMI)
     
     2016 Publisher: Chrysalis Standards Inc. (BMI)
                     c/o Chrysalis Music Group Inc.
                     of Beverly Hills, CA

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:



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