Omnibus (1952–1961)

The Virtuous Island 

The program has four segments: (1) "The Virtuous Island" (a Jean Giraudoux comedy-drama), (2) "The French Horn" (short history and lesson on the French horn), (3) "Wild Musk Oxen" (featuring capture of a live musk-ox), and (4) "Orson Bean" (comedy monologue on Christmas gift wrapping).

Writers:

Jean Giraudoux (play), Alen Robin (script) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Orson Bean ... Himself - Humorist (segment "Orson Bean")
Beverly Bentley ... Herself - Performer (segment "Orson Bean")
Arthur Berv Arthur Berv ... Himself - French Horn Player (segment "The French Horn")
Harry Berv Harry Berv ... Himself - French Horn Player (segment "The French Horn")
Jack Berv Jack Berv ... Himself - French Horn Player (segment "The French Horn")
Alistair Cooke ... Himself - Host
Rita Gam ... (segment "The Virtuous Island")
Hermione Gingold ... (segment "The Virtuous Island")
Darren McGavin ... (segment "The Virtuous Island")
Burgess Meredith ... (segment "The Virtuous Island")
Cyril Ritchard ... (segment "The Virtuous Island")
John Teal Jr. John Teal Jr. ... Himself - Arctic ecologist (segment "Wild Musk Oxen")
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Storyline

The program has four segments: (1) "The Virtuous Island" (a Jean Giraudoux comedy-drama), (2) "The French Horn" (short history and lesson on the French horn), (3) "Wild Musk Oxen" (featuring capture of a live musk-ox), and (4) "Orson Bean" (comedy monologue on Christmas gift wrapping).

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Genres:

Drama | History | Music

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 November 1954 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Ford Foundation See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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