Window on the World

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Window on the World
Starring Gil Lamb
Irene Manning
Country of origin United States
Running time 30 minutes
Original network DuMont
Picture format Black-and-white
Audio format Monaural
Original release January 27 (1949-01-27) – April 14, 1949 (1949-04-14)

Window on the World is an American variety show which aired on the now-defunct DuMont Television Network. The program aired from January 27, 1949 to April 14, 1949. Each episode was 30 minutes long.


Each episode featured performers from various countries, with film clips of exotic locales. Merle Kendrick conducted the orchestra. Other featured performers included comedian Gil Lamb and actress Irene Manning. The program, produced and distributed by DuMont, aired Thursday nights at 9 pm Eastern Time on most DuMont affiliates.[1]

Episode status[edit]

The UCLA Film and Television Archive holds one episode from March 25, 1949.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Brooks, Tim & Marsh, Earle (1964). The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network TV Shows (3rd ed.). New York: Ballantine. ISBN 0-345-31864-1.


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