Omnibus

Season 1 Episode 15

The Oyster and the Pearl

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Aired Sunday 4:00 PM Feb 15, 1953 on CBS
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The first segment is a William Saroyan play about a barbershop in the town of Ok-by-the-Sea, California which is run by a philosophical barber named Harry. Harry's customers come to see him for more than just a haircut, advice and his ideas on life make him the man to see for a young boy who is convinced that the oyster he found has a pearl in it. The second segment is a Time relapse film of the growth of a wheat germ. The third segment "Rospigliosi Cup" is an exhibition of the famed Cellini Cup made entirely out of gold from the Metropolitan Museum of Art where it is displayed and explained. The fourth segment "La Boheme Preview" has host Alistair Cooke interviewing members of the Metropolitan Opera cast during rehearsal of Puccini's opera scheduled for broadcast.moreless

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