Omnibus: Season 5, Episode 1

The American Musical Comedy (7 Oct. 1956)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Alistair Cooke ...
Host
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Leonard Bernstein
Jack Collins ...
Singer
Paul Ukena ...
Singer
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Singer
Stanley Carlson ...
Singer / Emile de Becque in 'South Pacific' / Wintergreen in 'Of Thee I Sing'
Joe Lautner ...
Singer
Jack Williams ...
Singer
Suzanne Lake ...
Singer
Stuart Harris ...
Singer
Dorothy Lang ...
Singer
Reri Grist ...
Singer / Marietta in 'Naughty Marietta'
Evelyn Ward ...
Singer
Jean Sanders ...
Singer
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Singer / Give Him the Ooh-la-la in 'DuBarry Was a Lady'
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7 October 1956 (USA)  »

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Trivia

One of the few television programs of the 1950's featuring a black singer in a musical role originally written for a white singer. (Reri Grist sings the "Italian Street Song" from the 1910 operetta "Naughty Marietta".) See more »

Goofs

Leonard Bernstein says "Gomberg" when he means to say "Romberg" (as in composer Sigmund Romberg). See more »

Connections

References Naughty Marietta (1935) See more »

Soundtracks

Make Believe / Ol' Man River
(Medley)
from the musical "Show Boat"
Music by Jerome Kern
Heard as background music
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