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Headliners at the El Rancho Vegas

Partial list of Round Up Room/Opera House Headliners, 1950-1957

Dates

Headliner(s)

Supported by...

3.1.50-3.14.50

Zero Mostel, Anita Martell

George Moro Dancers, Carlton Hayes Orchestra

3.15.50.-3.28.50

Delta Rhythm Boys, Jacqueline Hurley

George Moro Dancers, Carlton Hayes Orchestra

3.29.50-4.11.50

The Wiere Brothers, The Nilsson Twins

George Moro Dancers, Carleton Hayes Orchestra

4.12.50-4.26.50

Carl Ravazza, Jaywalkers,Buddy Lester, Rose Murphy

George Moro Dancers, Carleton Hayes Orchestra

4.26.50-5.10.50

Buddy Lester and Rose Murphy

George Moro Dancers, Carleton Hayes Orchestra

5.10.50-5.24.50

Hoosier Hot Shots, Artini & Consuelo

George Moro Dancers, Carleton Hayes Orchestra

5.24.50-6.7.50

Jackie Miles, Florence Hin Lowe

George Moro Dancers, Carleton Hayes Orchestra

6.7.50-6.20.50

Patti Moore, Ben Lessey, Sensationals

George Moro Dancers, Al Janhs Orchestra

6.21.50-7.4.50

Joey Bishop, Betty Reilly

George Moro Dancers, Al Jahns Orchestra

7.5.50-7.18.50

Harvey Stone, Teddy & Phyllis Rodriguez

George Moro Dancers, Al Jahns Orchestra

7.19.50-8.1.50

Jack Cole, Jack E. Leonard, Bunny Bishop

Jack Cole's Dancers, Sterling Young

7.13.50-7.26.50

Ames Brothers, George Burton and his Birds

George Moro Dancers, Al Jahns Orchestra

8.2.50-8.15.50

Curry Byrd, Leroy Dolores Franzzini

George Moro Dancers, Al Jahns Orchestra

8.30.50-9.12.50

Rudy Vallee, Senor Wences

George Moro Dancers, Al Jahns Orchestra

9.13.50-9.26.50

Jon and Sondra Steele, Bob Williams

George Moro Dancers, Chick Floyd Orchestra

9.27.50-10.10.50

Mary McCarty, Jessie James &Cornell, Bobbie Jule

Cover Girls, Chick Floyd Orchestra

10.11.50-10.24.50

Bert Wheeler, Luba Malina, Hal LeRoy

Cover Girls, Chick Floyd Orchestra

10.25.50-11.7.50

Dick Contino, Alice Tyrrell, Dick Winslow

Cover Girls, Chick Floyd Orchestra

11.8.50-11.22.50

Beatrice Kay, Sylvan Green
Reggie Rymal

Cover Girls, Sterling Young Orchestra

11.22.50-12.5.50

Gordon MacRae Anthony Allen and Hodge

Cover Girls, Sterling Young Orchestra

12.6.50-12.19.50

Georgie Price, Dorothy Dandridge, Maribeth Old

Cover Girls, Sterling Young Orchestra

11.21.51-12.5.51

Kirby Stone Quintette,Cow-eyes

El Rancho Girls, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

12.20.50-1.2.51

Kay Thompson

George Moro Dancers, Bill Reddy,
Henry Busse Orchestra

1.6.51-1.16.51   

Nellie Lutcher, Gali-Gali, Cliff Ferre

El Ranchoettes,  Henry Busse Orchestra

1.17.51-1.30.51 

Constance Moore, Alphonse Berge, Cliff Ferre   

Moro-Landis Dancers,  Henry Busse Orchestra

1.31.51-2.13.51 

Martha Stewart, Blackburn Twins        

Moro-Landis Dancers,  Dick Wesson Orchestra

2.14.51-2.27.51  

Benny Goodman, Herkie Styles, Mary Hatcher         

 Nita Bieber Dancers,  Irving Goodman Orchestra   

2.28.51-3.13.51 

The Delta Rhythm Boys 

Ted Fio Rito  Orchestra

3.28.51 

Fifi D'Orsay, Jimmy Ames                     

June Taylor Dancers, Buster Burnell Orchestra           

4.7.51-4.20.51

Sondra Steele,Billy Daniel, Lita Baron   Dick Buckley 

El Rancho Girls,Ted Fio Rito Orchestra  

4.11.51-4.24.51

Eartha Kitt, Lucille&Eddie Roberts   

El Rancho Girls, Bob Ellis Orchestra                       

4.11.51-4.24.51

Vic Damone, Peggy Ryan, Ray McDonald  

June Taylor Dancers, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra          

4.25.51-5.8.51

Joe E. Lewis, Austin Mack, Ming Chu    

June Taylor Dancers, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra      

5.12.51-5.22.51

Joe E. Lewis, Ink Spots                       

June Taylor Dancers,Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

5.19.51 

Sophie Tucker                                 

June Taylor Dancers, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra      

5.23.51-6.5.51

Sophie Tucker, Ted Shaprio                 

June Taylor Dancers, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

5.23.51-6.4.51

Sophie Tucker, Ted Shaprio 

June Taylor Dancers, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

6.6.51-6.19.51

The Whippoorwills,  Jackie Miles, Lina Romay

June Taylor Dancers, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra                                        

6.20.51-7.3.51 

Jackie Mills, Lina Romay     

June Taylor Dancers,  Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

7.4.51-7.17.51

Ray Middleton, Archie Robbins   

June Taylor Dancers, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

7.18.51-7.31.51

Beatrice Kay, Sylvan Green      

June Taylor Dancers,Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

8.1.51 

Rudy Vallee                                                        

El Rancho Girls,Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

8.15.51-8.28.51

Katherine Dunham                 

El Rancho Dancers,  Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

9.12.51 

Lili ST. Cyr, Tyrrell&Winslow          

El Rancho Girls,Ted Fio Rito  Orchestra         

9.26.51-10.9.51

Tom Douglas' Windmill Revue               

El Rancho Dancers, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra       

9.26.51-10.9.51

Constance Moore, Lew Parker,  Billy Daniel, Lita Baron

El Rancho Girls, Ted Fio Rito  Orchestra    

10.10.51-10.23.51

Eartha Kitt                                         

El Rancho Girls, Bob Ellis Orchestra

10.24.51-11.6.51

Gordon McRae, Pinky Lee        

El Rancho Girls, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

11.21.51-12.4.51 

Lena Horne, Dunhills       

Grace and Nikko,  Ted Fio Rito Orchestra     

1.7.51.51-11.20.51 

Gordon McRae, Kirby Stone Quintet  

 

11.21.51-12.5.51

Kirby Stone Quintette, Cow-Eyes, Bobby Breen 

El Rancho Girls ,Ted Fio  Rito Orchestra           

12.5.51  

Lenny Kent, Beverly Hudson, Peggy Ryan, Ray McDonald          

Ted Fio Rito Orchestra 

12.19.51

Sophie Tucker, Doodles and Skeeter          

El Rancho Girls, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra  

12.28.51

Ritz Brothers, Skylarks, Gloria Le Roy             

June Taylor Dancers, Ted Fio Rito  Orchestra

1.23.52-4.3.52

Harmonica Rascals, starring Johnny Puleo ,Lenny Kent, Rtiz Brothers, Skylarks, and Gloria Le Roy

El Rancho Dancers,  Ted Fio Rito  Orchestra

1.9.52-1.22.52  

Jackie Kannon, Betty George, Rio Brothers

El Rancho Dancers, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra  

3.5.52-3.14.52

 Romo Vincent, Danielle Lamar, The Hands

El Rancho Dancers, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

3.19.52-4.1.52

Tony Bennett, Samia Gamal, Lord Buckely          

El Rancho Dancers, Ted Fio Rito  Orchestra

4.2.52-4.15.52   

Joe E. Lewis, Austin Mack           

El Rancho Dancers, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

4.6.52-4.19.52

Luba Malina, Borrah Minevitch's

El Rancho Dancers, Ted Fio Rito  Orchestra 

4.16.52-4.29.52

Joe E. Lewis, Austin Mack,  Kitty Kallen 

 

4.16.51-5.13.52 

Celeste Holm, Manuel & Marita Vierra, Buddy Ebsen

El Rancho Dancers, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

5.14.52-5.28.52

Gloria De Haven, Phil Foster, Divena    

El Rancho Dancers, Ted Fio Rito  Orchestra

5.28.52-6.10.52

Jan Murray, Denise Darcel               

El Rancho Dancers, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

6.11.52-6.24.52

Hoagy Carmichael, Steve Condos, Jerry Brandow 

El Rancho  Dancers, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra   

6.23.52-8.6.52 

Kean Sisters, Mary Kaye Trio, The Szonys, Billy Daniel, John and June Belmont

El Rancho Dancers, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra   

7.9.52-9.22.52 

Joey Bishop, The Szonys, Bill Skipper Dancers      

El Rancho Dancers, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra   

8.6.52-8.19.52 

Billy Daniels, Benny Payne, John and June Belmont

El Ranch Dancers, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra   

 8.20.52-9.2.52

Ben Blue, Borrah Minevitch

 

 8.29.52  

Ritz Brothers, Borrah Minevitch   

El Rancho Girls, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra   

 8.29.52-9.17.52

Jack Haley, Helen O'Connell & Allan &Ashton

El Ranch Dancers, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

 9.17.52-9.30.52

Larry Parks, Betty Garrett,  Joel Grey

El Rancho Girls, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

 10.1.52-10.14.52 

Lili St. Cyr, Russell Nype, Joel Grey  

El Rancho Dancers, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

 10.15.52-10.28.52

Jerry Lester, Mary Small

El Rancho Dancers, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

10.29.52-11.11.52

Ben Blue (with Syd Slate)

El Rancho Dancers, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

11.12.52-11.25.52 

 Don Cornell, Carmen D'Antonio,  Joanne Gilbert, Doodles and Skeeter 

El Rancho Dancers,Ted Fio Rito Orchestra 

11.26.52-12.9.52 

 Allen and Ashton, Bill Skipper & Carmen D'Antonio, Bill Damian, Tom Douglas' Windmill Revue

El Rancho Dancers, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra 

12.10.52-12.23.52

Ben Blue,Andy and Della Russell 

El Rancho Dancers, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra 

12.28.52 

Jack Carson, Honey Brothers, Marion Colby

El Rancho Girls, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

12.24.52-1.6.52

Ray McDonald and Peggy Ryan  Benny Fields, Joan Holloway  

Al White Dancers, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

1.14.53-4.3.53 

Jimmy McHugh and his singing stars of 1953,  Al Gayle, Lenny Kent

Al White Dancers, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

2.4.53-2.24.53  

Billy Daniels, Bianchi Mosca                      

El Rancho Dancers,  Bob Ellis Orchestra

2.18.53-3.17.53

 Billy Daniels  and Company

The Shaw Dancers,  Bob Ellis Orchestra

3.18.53-3.24.53

The Jack Carson Show, and Connie Towers    

Dottie Dee Dancers, Bob Ellis Orchestra

3.25.53-4.7.53

Guy Lombardo , Royal Canadians                

Dottie Dee Dancers,  Bob Ellis Orchestra

4.8.53-4.21.53  

Abbott and Costello, Peggy King, The Maxellos 

Dottie Dee Dancers, Bob Ellis Orchestra

4.22.53-5.5.53 

Geogory Ratoff, Susan Zanuck, Billy William     

Dottie Dee Dancers, Bob Ellis Orchestra

5.6.53-5.26.53

Joe E. Lewis, Estellita                           

Dottie Dee Dancers,  Bob Ellis Orchestra 

5.27.53-6.6.53

Katherine Dunham and Her  Review              

Dottie Dee Dancers, Bob Ellis Orchestra

6.10.53-6.23.53

Gordon MacRae, Shelia Stevens,Steven Gibson's Redcaps

Dottie Dee Dancers, Bob Ellis Orchestra

6.24.53-7.14.53

Gloria De Haven Joe E. Lewis                

Dottie Dee Dancers, Bob Ellis Orchestra

7.15.53-7.28.53

Vic Damone, Bambi Linn, Rod Alexander    

The Johnny Conrad Dancers,  Bob Ellis Orchestra

7.29.53-8.11.53 

Harry James and his Music Makers, Buddy Rich

The Johnny Conrad Dancers, Bob Ellis Orchestra

8.12.53-8.25.53

Joe E. Lewis, Lili St. Cyr,   Martha Stewart

Dottie Dee's Dancers, Bob Ellis Orchestra 

9.9.53-9.22.53

Joe E. Lewis, Lili St. Cyr, Harmonica Rascals

Dottie Dee’s Dancers, Bob Elli Orchestra 

10.7.53-10.20.53

Ben Blue and Co. Dorothy Dandridge

Dottie Dee's Dancers, Bob Ellis Orchestra 

10.21.53-11.17.53 

Billy Daniels, Judy Johnson & Dates, Benny Payne, Clifford Guest, Georgine Darcy

Dottie Dee Dancers, Bob Ellis Orchestra 

11.18.53-12.8.53

Gordon McRae,  Sheila Stephens, Buddy Hackett, The Zerybs                

Dottie Dee's Dancers, Bob Ellis Orchestra 

12.9.53-12.29.53

Georgia Gibbs, Jack E. Leonard, Beebe Allan, Barry Ashton, Red Caps, Doodles and Skeeter

Dottie Dee's dancers, Bob Ellis Orchestra 

12.30.54-1.19.53

 Nat "King" Cole, Buddy Hackett, Helene & Howard

Dottie Dee's Dancers, Bob Ellis Orchestra 

1.20.54-2.2.54

 Jack Carson, Connie Towers, The Four Freshmen

Dottie Dee's Dancers, Bob Ellis  Orchestra 

2.3.54-2.16.54

Harry James and his Music Makers, Buddy Rich, Marilyn Cantor, Sonny Sands

El Rancho Dancers, Bob Ellis Orchestra 

2.17.54-3.??.54

Billy Gray, Patti Moore, Ben Lessy

Dottie Dee Dancers, Bob Ellis Orchestra 

3.10.54-3.23.54

Les Paul and Mary Ford, Artie Dann

El Rancho Girls,  Bob Ellis Orchestra 

3.10.54-4.6.54

Les Paul and Mary Ford, Danny Crystal

El Rancho Girls,  Bob Ellis Orchestra 

4.7.54-4.20-54

Eartha Kitt , Lucille and Eddie Roberts

El Rancho Girls,  Bob Ellis Orchestra 

4.21.54-5.18.54 

Joe E. Lewis, Lili St. Cyr, Ben Yost,  Beau Jesters

El Rancho Girls, Bob Ellis Orchestra 

5.19.54-6.1.54 

George Jessel, Jacqueline Fontaine

El Rancho Girls, Bob Ellis Orchestra

6.2.54-6.15.54  

Dorothy Lamour, Joel Grey

El Rancho Girls, Bob Ellis Orchestra

6.16.54-6.29.54

Sophie Tucker, Lenny Maxwell 

El Rancho Girls, Bob Ellis Orchestra

6.30.54-7.13.54

Ann Sothern , Escorts, Doodles  and Skeeter

El Rancho Girls, Bob Ellis Orchestra

6.14.54-8.10.54 

Joe E. Lewis, Gloria De Haven, Doodles and Skeeter

El Rancho Girls, Bob Ellis  Orchestra

6.14.54-9.14.54 

Joe E. Lewis, Gloria De Haven,  Doodles and Skeeter, Carolyn  Ayres, Escorts       

El Rancho Girl, Bob Ellis Orchestra

7.14.54-9.7.54

Joe E. Lewis, Estelita, Carolyn Ayres &Escorts 

Dottie Dee's Dancers, Bob Ellis Orchestra

9.8.54-10.19.54

Lili St. Cyr, Archie Robbins, Steve Gibson's Red Caps, Doodles and  Skeeter, Louis Dance Trio 

El Rancho Girls,  Bob Ellis Orchestra

10.20.54-11.9.54

Lilliam Roth, Lili St. Cyr, Jackie Kannon, Steve Gibson's Red Caps,  Louis Dance Trio     

El Rancho Girls, Bob Ellis Orchestra

11.10.54-11.30.54

Billy Daniels, Patricia Bright, Stan Nelson Trio, Louis Dance Trio 

El Rancho Girls, Bob Ellis Orchestra

11.10.54-11.30.54

Billy Daniels, Patricia Bright, Stan Nelson Trio, Louis Dance Trio

El Rancho Girls, Bob Ellis Orchestra

11.10.54-11.30.54 

Billy Daniels, Patricia Bright, Billy Daniels, Tommy Noonan, Louis Dance Trio

El Rancho Girls,  Bob Ellis Orchestra

11.10.54-11.30.5

Lili St. Cyr, Archie Robbins,  Steve Gibson's Red Caps, Doodles and Skeeter,Louis Dance Trio

El rancho Girls, Bob Ellis  Orchestra

12.1.54-12.21.54

Sherry Britton, Al Bernie, The Barry Sisters, Louis Dance Trio

El Rancho Girls,  Bob Ellis  Orchestra

 12.22.54-4.1.54

Sophie Tucker, Ted Shaprio, Dick Kallman 

El Rancho Girls,  Bob Ellis  Orchestra

12.22.54-2.1.55

Sophie Tucker, Ted Shaprio,  Dick Kallman, Beverly Richards, Eve Marley, Guy Cherny

El Rancho Girls, Bob Ellis Orchestra

2.2.55

George White Scandalette Presented by Le Roy Prinz

El Rancho Vegas Girls, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

3.5.55 

Lili St Cyr, Lenny Kent, The Crewcuts 

El Rancho Vegas Girls, Ted Fio Rito  Orchestra

3.26.55

Lili St. Cyr, Lenny Kent, The Crewcuts       

El Rancho Vegas Girls, Ted Fio Rito  Orchestra

4.2.55-4.12.55 

The Keefe Brasselle Show, Five De Marco, Slate Bros.Phil Backer

El Rancho Dancers Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

4.16.55 

Joe E. Lewis, Lillian Roth, Billy Daniel, Georgine D'Arcy           

El Rancho Girls, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

4.23.55-6.7.55

Billy Daniel, Georgine D'Arcy, Austin Mack, Gordon McRae, Sheila Stephens

El Rancho Girls, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

6.8.55-7.5.55 

Morty Gunty, Billy Daniel, Joe E. Lewis, Austin Mack, Nejla

El Rancho Girls, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

7.6.55-8.16.55 

Ates, Marti Stevens, Billy Daniel, Micki Marlo, Joe E. Lewis, Lili St. Cyr

El Rancho Gils, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

7.6.55-9.7.55

Lili St. Cyr, Myron Cohen

El Rancho Girls, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

9.8.55-9.27.55

Helen Grayco, Billy Daniel, Eartha Kitt, Lenny Kent,

El Rancho Girls, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

9.28.55-11.2.55

Eartha Kitt, Lenny Kent         

Wanda Smith &Cover Girls, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

11.9.55.-11.29.55

Alicia Marquez & Jack  de Rio, Debra Paget, Steve Gibson's Red Caps

El Rancho Girls, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

11.30.55-12.22.55

Dick Kallman, Sophie Tucker, Ted Shapiro

El Rancho Girls, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

12.22.55-2.1.55 

Sophie Tucker, Ted Shapiro            

El Rancho Girls, Bob Ellis Orchestra

12.23.55-2.2.56

Sophie Tucker, Ted Shapiro, Guy Cherney 

El Rancho Vegas Girls, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

 2.15.56-3.13.56

Buddy Rich; Jack Costanzo,  Eartha Kitt, Myron Cohen

Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

 3.14.56-4.17.56

Joe E. Lewis, Austin Mack        

Wanda Smith& Cover Girls, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

4.18.56-6.26.56

Lili St. Cyr, Marion Colby,Joe E. Lewis, Austin Mack

Renee Molnar Dancers, Ted Fio Rito Orchestra

4.18.56-6.26.56

Gloria DeHaven,  Sophie Tucker, John Carroll    

Renee Molnar Dancers,  Sherman Hayes Orchestra

6.27.56-7.30-56 

Sophie Tucker, Ted Shapiro, John Carroll

Renee Molnar Dancers, El Rancho Orchestra 

8.1.56-9.5.56 

Joe E. Lewis; Austin Mack,  Lili St. Cyr  

Renee Molnar Dancers, El Rancho Orchestra  

9.5.56-9.25.56 

Eartha Kitt, Myron, Cohen, Gloria DeHaven

Renee Molnar Dancers,  Dick Rice  Orchestra  

10.6.56-10.16.56

Myron Cohen, Carter DeHave, Billy Eckstine, Lenny Kent              

Renee Molnar Dancers, Dick Rice Orchestra  

10.17.56-11.13.56

Robert Alda, Morty Gunty   

Renee Molnar Dancers, Dick Rice  Orchestra  

11.14.56-11.27.56

Sandra & Sonia Warner,  Lisa Kirk, Morty Gunty

Renee Molnar Dancers, Dick Rice Orchestra  

11.28.56-12.25.56

Lisa Kirk, Jimmie Komack, Joe E. Lewis, Austin Mack      

Renee Molnar Dancers, Dick Rice   Orchestra  

12.26.56-1.17.57

Lili St. Cyr; Helen Grayco,  Georgine D'Arcy

Georgie Tapps Dancers, Dick Rice  Orchestra  

Thanks to Special Collections student worker Yonna Polehn for formatting and editing this list.


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