Omnibus

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Omnibus is an American, commercially sponsored, educational television series.

Omnibus is an American, commercially sponsored, educational television series.

Original Release

11/09/1952 on CBS

Cast

Alistair Cooke Himself - Host
Marlon Brando Stanley Kowalski
James Dean Bronco Evans
Royal Dano Abraham Lincoln
Joanne Woodward Ann Rutledge
Crahan Denton Tom Lincoln
Leonard Bernstein Himself
Alistair Cooke Host
Tokuho Azuma Dancer (segment "Azuma Kabuki Dancers and Musicians")
Martin Gabel Narrator
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 He Shall Have Power Sunday, 13 November 1960
2 A Midwinter Night's Dream Sunday, 01 January 1961
3 Robert Altman in England Sunday, 08 January 1961
4 Suburban Revue Sunday, 15 January 1961
5 S. J. Perelman's Paean to Burlesque Sunday, 22 January 1961
6 Arthur Miller Plays Sunday, 29 January 1961
7 Western Hemisphere 1971 Sunday, 16 April 1961
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Directors

Andrew McCullough, Seymour Robbie, Charles S. Dubin, Bob Banner, William A. Graham, Elliot Silverstein, Tad Danielewski, Don Hewitt, Delbert Mann, Norman Lloyd, Richard Dunlap, Lee Rothberg, Richard Leacock, Peter Glushanok, Herbert Hirschman, Robert Ellis Miller, Daniel Petrie, Harry Horner, John Stix, Byron Paul, Arthur Zegart, Roger Englander, Jack Sameth, Hal Davis, David Greene, Cyril Ritchard, Paul Nickell, Peter Ustinov, Yul Brynner, Sidney Lumet, Gene Kelly, Alex Segal, Ralph Nelson, Gower Champion, Paul Bogart, Ralph Levy, Fielder Cook, Michael Ritchie, Bjarne Henning-Jensen, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Astrid Henning-Jensen, Jeffrey Hayden, Norman Campbell, Willard Van Dyke, Joseph Krumgold, Robert Saudek, Fons Ianelli, Rai Purdy, E. Martin Browne, Michael Dreyfuss, Jean Benoît-Lévy, Gordon Rigsby, Gian Carlo Menotti, Clark Jones, Gene Milford, Wes Kenney, Richard Eckler, John Burrell, Leo Seltzer, David Swift, Ernest Reid, Fred Carney, Judd Whiting, Irving Jacoby

Writers

William Saroyan, Andy Lewis, Arnold Schulman, Leonard Bernstein, Robert Tallman, Maurice Valency, Arnold Sundgaard, J.M. Barrie, Ellen M. Violett, Tad Mosel, Lawrence Ravitz, Allen Nevins, Chester Burger, James Agee, W.S. Gilbert, George Bernard Shaw, Walter Kerr, John Steinbeck, James Thomas Flexner, Ernest Hemingway, Frank Duane, James Thurber, John Gutman, E.J. Kahn Jr., Sophocles, Richard Hofstadter, Russell Lynes, A.E. Hotchner, S.J. Perelman, Maxwell Anderson, Charles Dickens, Sidney Carroll, Gian Carlo Menotti, James Dean, Gore Vidal, Gene Kelly, Peter Ustinov, Garson Kanin, Peter Brook, Buddy G. DeSylva, Heywood Hale Broun, Cyril Ritchard, Fred Allen, Robert Benchley, Leo Salkin, Leueen MacGrath, Horton Foote, Henry James, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Leonard Gershe, Perry Wolff, William Inge, Robert Louis Stevenson, Moss Hart, George Oppenheimer, Richard Leacock, William Spier, Jean Giraudoux, Guy de Maupassant, Anatole France, Joseph Krumgold, Elizabeth Hart, Hugh Wedlock Jr., Thornton Wilder, Paul Vincent Carroll, Alvin Sapinsley, Robert Saudek, Molière, Mark Twain, Charles Perrault, Ed Jurist, Frank D. Gilroy, Dylan Thomas, George S. Kaufman, Alistair Cooke, Budd Schulberg, George M. Cohan, Paul Tripp, William Shakespeare, James Lee, Anton Chekhov, George Bellak, William Butler Yeats, T.S. Eliot, Oscar Wilde, Tennessee Williams, A.K. Lewis, Bob Cone, James Maher, William Engvick, Shaemas O'Sheel, Lisabeth Blake, Royall Tyler, John Gassner, Robert Coughlan, Norman Walsh, Dudley Fitts, George Bidwell, Robert Hutchinson, Alan Stern, Seymour S. Kety, Alen Robin, J.M.B. Churchill Jr., Eugene McKinney, Harry B. Logan, Edwin Way Teal, Jeremy Gury, Hadley Cantrell, H.L. Tredree, Robert Fitzgerald, Ludwig Bemelmans, Leo Davis, Howard Snyder, Eugene Loring, Stefan Zweig, E.B. White, Carson McCullers, Edmond Rostand, Ogden Nash, Mary Chase, Lennox Robinson, Stephen Vincent Benét, Nicholas E. Baehr, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Jack Roche, George Panetta, Susan Glaspell, Eugene Solow, Kay Swift, Gertrude Stein, Sean O'Casey, Frank Sullivan, Stanley Kunitz, Glenway Wescott, Martin Quigley Jr., Ernest Lawrence Thayer, Helen Jerome, Leo Brady, Stephen Crane, David Swift, John Lardner, Alfred Sutro, Joel Sayre, J. Franklin Jones, John Millington Synge, Pamela Frankau, Irving Jacoby, Margaret Lewerth, Oliver Goldsmith, Edward Everett Hale, Aeschylus

Cast

Alistair Cooke Himself - Host
Marlon Brando Stanley Kowalski
James Dean Bronco Evans
Royal Dano Abraham Lincoln
Joanne Woodward Ann Rutledge
Crahan Denton Tom Lincoln
Leonard Bernstein Himself
Alistair Cooke Host
Tokuho Azuma Dancer (segment "Azuma Kabuki Dancers and Musicians")
Martin Gabel Narrator
Joseph N. Welch Himself - Presenter (segment)
Christopher Plummer (segment)
Christopher Plummer Oedipus
Martin Landau Jokanaan
Charlton Heston Himself - Presenter (segment)
John Cassavetes Pepe (segment "Paso Doble")
Leslie Nielsen (segment "Mother Goose")
Leslie Nielsen (segment "The Capital of the World" 2)
Eva Marie Saint Actress (segment "A Clean, Fresh Breeze")
Orson Bean (segment "The Best Year in the History of the Whole World")

Producers

Editors

Sherman A. Rose, Andrew McCullough, Arthur Nadel, Richard Leacock, Ralph Rosenblum, Morrie Roizman, Arthur Rosenblum

1959 Emmy Best Public Service Program or Series Won
1959 Emmy Best Choreography for Television Nominated
1958 Emmy Best Public Service Program or Series Won
1958 Emmy Actor - Best Single Performance - Lead or Support Won
1958 Emmy Best Teleplay Writing - One Hour or More Nominated
1958 Emmy Best Musical Contribution for Television Won
1957 Emmy Best Single Program of the Year Nominated
1957 Emmy Best Series - One Hour or More Nominated
1957 Emmy Best Art Direction - One Hour or More Nominated
1957 Emmy Best Musical Contribution for Television Won
1956 Emmy Best Documentary Program Won
1955 Emmy Best Cultural, Religious or Educational Program Won
1954 Emmy Best Variety Program Won
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