Ray Noble Orchestra, at the Rainbow Room, Rockfeller Center

and other entertainers in NYC, 1935

this page first published by John Wright, 28 June 2003
last updated 16 December 2012vintage@r2ok.co.uk

By May 1935 Ray Noble had secured a contract to play and broadcast nightly from the Rainbow Room, atop of the Radio City Music Hall in Manhattan, N.Y.C.

Below are scans of a fold out hanging sign advertising Coca Cola and Ray Noble and His Orchestra. Al Bowlly can be clearly seen at the microphone, and Glenn Miller is in the foreground.

This advertisement is from a Playbill theatre magazine issued for week Sept 2, 1935

and here are a few other entertainments in NYC, 1935

Jack Dempsey was a former champion boxer


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