Omnibus: The Horn Blows at Midnight (1953)

USA, 29 November
broadcast live, black and white, 4:3
mono, English
Series: Omnibus (1952-1961) – Series 2, episode 9

An American fantasy television episode directed by Ralph Levy.

Plot Summary

An angel arrives in New York a trumpet that can destroy the world.


Directed by: Ralph Levy
Ford Foundation
Executive Producer: Robert Saudek
Produced by: Mary V. Ahern, Fred Rickey
Associate Producer: Paul Feigay
Written by: Leo Davis, Leonard Gershe, Howard Snyder, Hugh Wedlock Jr
Script Editor: Leo Davis
Music by: Mahlon Merrick
Art Director: Robert T. Lee [real name: Robert Tyler Lee]
Production Associate: Richard Fisher

Jack Benny (Athanael)
Lester Matthews (The Chief)
Dorothy Malone (Elizabeth)
Frank Baxter (himself)
Alistair Cooke (himself – host)
Martin Dean (Jerry)
Jeff Donnell (Helen)
Ann Doran (Angela's mother)
Byron Foulger (Horatio)
Hallene Hill (Mrs Watson)
Frank Jaquet (Ludwig van Beethoven)
Lou Lubin (newspaper stand owner)
Mahlon Merrick (orchestra leader)
Lee Millar (Dan)
Roland Morris (Otis J. Elevator)
Roy Rowan (radio announcer)
Benny Rubin (cab driver)
Rolfe Sedan (Noah)
Harry Shearer (Johnny)
John Vosper (hotel desk clerk)
Beverly Washburn (Angela)

Remake of
The Horn Blows at Midnight (1945)