Billy Rose's Jumbo

1962 film by Charles Walters

Billy Rose's Jumbo is a 1962 MGM musical movie. It stars Jimmy Durante, Doris Day, Martha Raye, and Stephen Boyd. The movie was directed by Charles Walters. It featured Busby Berkeley's choreography. It was nominated for an Academy Award for the adaptation of its Rodgers and Hart score.

Billy Rose's Jumbo
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byCharles Walters
Produced byMartin Melcher
Joe Pasternak
Written byBen Hecht
Charles MacArthur
Sidney Sheldon
StarringDoris Day
Stephen Boyd
Jimmy Durante
Martha Raye
Music byGeorge Stoll
CinematographyWilliam H. Daniels
Edited byRichard W. Farrell
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
December 6, 1962 (1962-12-06)
Running time
127 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$2,750,000 (US/ Canada)[1]


  1. "Top Rental Features of 1963", Variety, 8 January 1964 p 71. Please note figures are rentals as opposed to total gross.