Season 1 Episode 18

A Lodging for the Night

Aired Sunday 4:00 PM Mar 08, 1953 on CBS
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A Lodging for the Night
The first segment is a dramatization "A Lodging for the Night" from Robert Louis Stevenson's story about the life of the French rogue Francois Villon during a cold winter night in 1453 is the scene. Starring Yul Brynner. The second segment "Pimpinella" a German puppet film tells the story of a little doll in a toy shop who had the wrong legs. She discovers a solution to her problem and in the process finds a prince. The third segment "Olga Coelho", has the Brazilian soprano, who has been called the world's most famed singing guitarist performing her own interpretations of native folk music of Brazil. The fourth segment is "An Early Science Fiction Film". Scenes from an amazing English film made in 1909 predict a war of the future. Original title was "Love Affair of an Inventor of an Aerial Torpedo". This melodramatic pre-vision of airships used as instruments of destruction was one of the first such films made. The fifth segment "Reforestation" a progess report on reforestation in the United States and changes in methods. The sixth segment "Traffic Engineering" OMNIBUS visits the School of Traffic Engineering at Yale University. A number of case traffic studies are covered and examples of findings are illustrated.moreless

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