Omnibus

Uncle Tom's Cabin

Season 3, Ep 22, Aired 4/10/55
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  • Episode Description
  • 1) The first segment "Uncle Tom's Cabin" is the heart-rending chronicle of the slave, Uncle Tom, who passes into the hands of one master after another. Based on Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel adapted by Ellen Violett and starring John Marriott, Doreen Lang, James Daly, Lynn Loring, Phyllis Hill and Irene Treadwell. 2) The second segment "Dances From India" displays the prominent classical dancer of the country, Shanta Rao, and an equally prominent player on the sarod, Ali Akbar Kahn. A singer and other musicians also take part. World-famous violinist Yehudi Menuhuin provides an interpretive commentary. 3) The third segment "Change Ringing" is a centuries old art of producing patterns of sound with bells, is shown as practiced by students of Kent School, Conn.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Alistair Cooke

    Host

  • Harriet Beecher Stowe

  • John Marriott

    Uncle Tom

  • Doreen Lang

    Ophelia

  • James Daly

    St. Clare

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