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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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