Omnibus (1952–1961)

The Confidential Clerk 

The program has four segments: (1) "The Confidential Clerk" (selection from T.S. Eliot's play and discussion of the poet), (2) "The Whale Who Wanted to be a Submarine" (narration of ... See full summary »

Writers:

T.S. Eliot (play), Leo Salkin | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Alistair Cooke ... Himself - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
W.H. Auden W.H. Auden ... Himself - Poet (segment "The Confidential Clerk")
Tokuho Azuma Tokuho Azuma ... Dancer (segment "Azuma Kabuki Dancers and Musicians")
Orson Bean ... Narrator (segment "The Whale Who Wanted to be a Submarine")
John Cassavetes ... Pepe (segment "Paso Doble")
Arthur Franz ... Fred (segment "Paso Doble")
Katsutoji Kineya Katsutoji Kineya ... Musician (segment "Azuma Kabuki Dancers and Musicians")
Will Kuluva ... Alfredo (segment "Paso Doble")
Kikunojo Onoe Kikunojo Onoe ... Dancer (segment "Azuma Kabuki Dancers and Musicians")
Claude Rains ... Father (segment "The Confidential Clerk")
Alexander Scourby ... El Indio (segment "Paso Doble")
Henry Sherek Henry Sherek ... Himself (segment "The Confidential Clerk")
Kim Stanley ... Sara (segment "Paso Doble")
Rosen Tosha Rosen Tosha ... Musician (segment "Azuma Kabuki Dancers and Musicians")
Douglass Watson Douglass Watson ... Son (segment "The Confidential Clerk") (as Douglas Watson)
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The program has four segments: (1) "The Confidential Clerk" (selection from T.S. Eliot's play and discussion of the poet), (2) "The Whale Who Wanted to be a Submarine" (narration of humorous story), (3) "Azuma Kabuki Dancers and Musicians" (Japanese dancing and drama), and (4) "Paso Doble" (Budd Schulberg story).

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Drama | History | Music

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14 February 1954 (USA) See more »

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