Season 2 Episode 10

Capital of the World

Aired Sunday 4:00 PM Dec 06, 1953 on CBS
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Capital of the World
1) The first segment "Capital of the World" Eugene Loring introduces his ballet adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's short story concerning Paco, a young apprentice tailor, who desires to become a bullfighter. Music by George Anthell. Roy Fitzell in the lead. 2) The second segment "Capital of the World" is a dramatic interpretation of Hemingway's short story, directed by Yul Brynner featuring Sal Mineo and Anne Bancroft. The story is of a brave young boy who dreams of becoming a bullfighter. 3) The third segment "Christmas Window at Lord and Taylors" Alistair Cooke tours behind the scenes as Lord and Taylors, Fifth Avenue, New York prepares its Christmas window display. A special presentation by their toy symphony concludes the program. 4) The fourth segment "Laughing Gas" Italian slapstick comedy is exhibited through a sequence from the film "Curiosity" in which a bank installs laughing gas as a protection from burglars. However, complications arise when the system is put to the test.moreless

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