Season 2 Episode 7

The Raspberry Queen

Aired Sunday 4:00 PM Nov 15, 1953 on CBS
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The Raspberry Queen
1) The first segment "The Raspberry Queen" written by Martin Quigley it is the story of a press agent's efforts to make a 16-year-old drum majorette "The Raspberry Queen" of Wyandotte Valley. Starring Conrad Janis and Claudia Hall. 2) The second segment "The Moor's Pavane" a modern Renaissance dance ballet based on Othello with Jose Limon and Company set to music by Henry Purcell. 3) The third segment is a documentary study of the life cycle of "The Sea Horse". The male sea horse is the only male of any species which bears and gives birth to its young. The film documents the fertilization, gestation, birth and life cycle of the sea horse. Produced and directed by Jean Painleve. 4) The fourth segment "Dylan Thomas Memorial" In memory of Dylan Thomas after his death the previous week at the age of 39, Alistair Cooke comments upon his life. A recording of the author's magnificent voice follows in which he reads his poem, "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night" dedicated to his father's all too easy passage to death.moreless

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