Omnibus (1952–1961)

The Oyster and the Pearl 

The program has six segments: (1) "The Oyster and the Pearl" (TV play), (2) "Wheat Germ" (time-lapse photography feature), (3) "Rospigliosi Cup" (exhibition of the famous decorative ... See full summary »

Director:

Andrew McCullough

Writer:

William Saroyan (play)

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Alistair Cooke ... Himself - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Edward Binns ... (segment "The Oyster and the Pearl") (as Ed Binns)
Paul Douglas ... Harry (segment "The Oyster and the Pearl")
Hildy Parks ... (segment "The Oyster and the Pearl")
David Winters ... (segment "The Oyster and the Pearl")
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Storyline

The program has six segments: (1) "The Oyster and the Pearl" (TV play), (2) "Wheat Germ" (time-lapse photography feature), (3) "Rospigliosi Cup" (exhibition of the famous decorative ornament made in gold and enamel, displayed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art), (4) "Under the Bridges of Paris" (showing of a 1952 French ballet presentation), (5) "La Boheme Preview" (interview with cast members in rehearsal for the next edition's scheduled production), and (6) "Radar" (feature on equipment and supplies).

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Drama | History | Music

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Release Date:

15 February 1953 (USA) See more »

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