Season 2 Episode 23

The House

Aired Sunday 4:00 PM Mar 07, 1954 on CBS
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The House
1) The first segment "The House" is from John Steinbeck's novel "The Pastures of Heaven". The story of Pat Humbert has a burning hatred for his domineering mother's home and his belated efforts to completely remodel the house in the image of a young lady whose marital course follows another path. Starring Buddy Ebsen and Mabel Paige. 2) The second segment "Letters to be Answered", Alistair Cooke reads letters sent in by listeners. Near the conclusion of the second season of OMNIBUS, host Alistair Cooke reads and responds to letters submitted by various viewers concerning certain programs - the California Condor, the rocket flight of the mice, comments by Frank Lloyd Wright concerning Levittown etc. 3) The third segment "Treason, 1780" is the story of Benedict Arnold from a series of authentic letters written to and by Benedict Arnold are used in dramatizing the events that led to his betrayal of his country during the American Revolution. Starring Martin Brooks as Benedict Arnold. 4) The fourth segment "Jonathan Winters" with comedian Jonathan Winters pays tribute to a gasoline attendant, a mad doctor and General Custer in a series of hilarious monologues.moreless

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