Omnibus (1952–1961)

The Twelve Pound Look 

A self-made man divorces his wife who becomes a typist and warns him his second wife may leave him too.

Director:

Andrew McCullough

Writer:

J.M. Barrie (story)

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Linda Christian ... Herself - Actress (segment "Photography")
Alistair Cooke ... Himself - Host
Julio De Diego Julio De Diego ... Himself - Artist (segment "Three-Cornered Hat")
Eva Gabor ... Herself - Actress (segment "Photography")
Philippe Halsman Philippe Halsman ... Himself - Photographer (segment "Photography") (as Phillipe Halsman)
Helen Hayes ... (segment "The Twelve Pound Look")
Cyril Ritchard ... (segment "The Twelve Pound Look")
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Storyline

The program has five segments: (1) "The Twelve Pound Look" (J.M. Barrie story), (2) "The Stranger Left No Card" (reshowing of a 1952 filmed short story), (3) "Photography" (featuring the work of an eminent photographer), (4) "Three-Cornered Hat" (painting to the music of De Falla), and (5) "Soil Erosion" (short documentary).

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Genres:

Drama | History | Music

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Language:

English

Release Date:

23 November 1952 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Ford Foundation See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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