Jerry of the Circus
JERRY OF THE CIRCUS The Old Time Radio show, Jerry of the Circus , is a wonderfully heartwarming and delightful children's series, syndicated in 1937. The show is fifteen minutes in length and follows the adventures of Jerry Dugan and his dog, Rags. Jerry and Rags join Sam Randall's Circus after the death of his family. In the premier episode, Jerry brings a note to Sam from his father saying that Jimmy "has the circus in his blood." Which is how Jerry and his dog, Rags become members of circus. The characters include: Jerry Dugan - orphan who joins the Randall Brothers Circus when his father dies Rags - Jerry's dog Mr. Randall - owner of the Randall Brothers Circus Bumps - the clown Jerry bunks with; recruits Jerry's dog Rags for his act Patsy - the trapeze artist of the circus Jason - the large cat trainer Carmen Bandini (voiced by actor who played the Girl Submarine Commander in Magic Island - tightrope walker who leaves the circus for Hollywood Major Mike - the little person who regards himself as the star attraction on the midway Decker/Dan Dougan - the kindly circus performer who turns out to be Jerry's big-game hunter uncle suffering from amnesia Lorenz - the knife-throwing performer who controls Decker through bribery Clara - the costumer Johnny Bradley - Shakespearean clown So sit back and gather the family around. Jerry and Rags will enthrall not only the kids, but adults too. After all, what child doesn't want to "run off to the circus" at some point in his or her young life? So run off to the circus with Jerry and Rags for over 125 episodes and 30 plus hours. See also the follow-up series, Jerry at Fair Oaks . OTRR Certification Information: Series Name: Jerry of the Circus Certification Status: OTRR Certified Accurate Certification Date: January 19, 2011 Certification Version: Version 1 Number of CDs: 1 From the Old Time Radio Researchers Group. See "Note" Section below for more information on the OTRR.
This recording is part of the Old Time Radio collection.