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The Donahues perform "When the Midnight Choo-Choo Leaves for Alabam'" at a vaudeville theater. With their very young son, they are The Three Donahues.
The Donahues perform "Play a Simple Melody" at a vaudeville theater. With their young sons and daughter, they are The Five Donahues.
Tuesday 29th October: The New York Chronicle runs the headline "Stock Market Collapses." Variety runs the headline "Theatres Dump Vaude-Switch to Pix." The Billboard runs the headline "Free Dishes Fail to Hypo Biz."
June: Tim Donahue, the youngest of the Vaudeville family The Five Donahues, graduates from college. The family starts working on a new act.