Omnibus (1952–1961)

The New World 

The program has four segments: (1) "The New World" (J.M. Barrie story), (2) "The First 'R' " (a look at reading difficulties and new methods of remedying them), (3) "The Sea of Winslow Homer" (the celebrated artist's paintings are used to illustrate the changing look of the sea), and (4) "Rear Admiral Donald B. MacMillan" (short feature on the well-known Arctic explorer).

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J.M. Barrie (story)

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Alistair Cooke ... Himself - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Arthur I. Gates Arthur I. Gates ... Himself - Reading Psychologist (segment "The First 'R' ")
Barry Jones ... (segment "The New World")
Donald B. MacMillan Donald B. MacMillan ... Himself - Rear Admiral (segment "Donald B. MacMillan")
Anne McKillop Anne McKillop ... Herself (segment "The First 'R' ")
Burgess Meredith ... (segment "The Sea of Winslow Homer")
Aina Niemela Aina Niemela ... (segment "The New World")
Ann Shoemaker ... (segment "The New World")
Michael Wagner Michael Wagner ... (segment "The New World")
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The program has four segments: (1) "The New World" (J.M. Barrie story), (2) "The First 'R' " (a look at reading difficulties and new methods of remedying them), (3) "The Sea of Winslow Homer" (the celebrated artist's paintings are used to illustrate the changing look of the sea), and (4) "Rear Admiral Donald B. MacMillan" (short feature on the well-known Arctic explorer).

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Drama | History | Music

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Release Date:

20 February 1955 (USA) See more »

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