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Season 08, Episode 01 Marisa Pavan

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Sep 2, 1956
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Marisa Pavan Sep 2, 1956 Game 1: Rear Admiral William R. Smedberg, III - ""Commanding Officer, U.S. Naval Academy (Annapolis)"" (he signed in as X; salaried; Smedberg became the superintendent at the famed naval academy in Annapolis, Maryland on March 15, 1956; originally from Arizona, currently from Annapolis, MD) Game 2: Mrs. Mamie Cody - ""Professional Knife Thrower"" (self-employed; she stated that her family is distantly related to Buffalo Bill Cody; she is touring with her husband and daughter; from Bristol, TN) Game 3: Marisa Pavan (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Ken Sherman - ""Makes Handcuffs"" (salaried; this is his summer job, he is a college student; from Springfield, MA)

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Season 08, Episode 02 Edie Adams & Ernie Kovacs

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Sep 9, 1956
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Edie Adams & Ernie Kovacs Sep 9, 1956 Game 1: James C. Petrillo (as Mystery Guest #1, and the panel was blindfolded) - ""James Caesar Petrillo, President of American Federation of Musicians"" (salaried; in addition to being the President of the Musician's Union, aka AFM, he is also the Vice-President of the AFL-CIO labor union; he plays the trumpet and had played a duet with former President Harry S. Truman) Game 2: Mr. Takishi Takesawa or Takeshi Takasawa (he signed his name in Japanese characters, and Mr. Daly stated his name, but said that he preferred to be called Casey) - ""Pearl Diver"" (salaried; as his English was limited, he was accompanied by an interpreter, Mr. K. Mura; originally from Kobe, Japan, now from Chicago, IL; see more notes below) Game 3: Edie Adams & Ernie Kovacs (as Mystery Guest Duo) ""Ernie Kovacs & Edith Adams""

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Season 08, Episode 03 William Bendix & Jacques Cousteau

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Sep 16, 1956
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William Bendix & Jacques Cousteau Sep 16, 1956 Game 1: Jacques-Yves Cousteau (he signed in as ""X"" but the panel was not blindfolded) - ""World's Foremost Underwater Explorer"" (self-employed; John told the panel that he would not reveal the guest's name or where he was from; John referred to Cousteau as ""Captain"" during the post-game chat; mentioned were his book and 1956 film both titled ""The Silent World"" or ""Le Monde du Silence"" in French; originally from France) Game 2: Miss Lucille Campion - ""Repairs False Teeth"" (salaried; from Sunnyside, Long Island, NY) Game 3: William Bendix (as Mystery Guest)

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Season 08, Episode 04 William Holden & June Taylor

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Sep 23, 1956
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William Holden & June Taylor Sep 23, 1956 Game 1: June Taylor & the June Taylor Dancers (as Mystery Guest Group and the panel was blindfolded) - ""June Taylor Dancers of Jackie Gleason Show"" (there were 32 members of the dancing group on stage surrounding John Daly, described as 16 dancers and 16 glee girls) Game 2: Captain Al Beale - ""Suez Canal Pilot"" (salaried; from College Park, MD) Game 3: William Holden (as Mystery Guest #2) He signed in as Bill Holden. Game 4: Earl Knauer - ""Makes Moth Balls"" (salaried; originally from Walnut Grove, PA; currently from Davidsville, PA)

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Season 08, Episode 05 Claudette Colbert & George Stevens

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Sep 30, 1956
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Claudette Colbert & George Stevens Sep 30, 1956 Game 1: George Stevens (as Mystery Guest #1 and the panel was blindfolded) - ""Movie Producer-Director, Shane, A Place in the Sun, Giant"" (self-employed; his works include ""I Remember Mama"" (1948), ""A Place in the Sun"" (1951), ""Shane"" (1953) and ""Giant"" (1956) among others) Game 2: Mrs. Diana R. Hartley - ""African Big Game Hunter"" (self-employed; Caucasian; born in Ireland; currently from Kenya, Africa; see notes below) Game 3: Claudette Colbert (as Mystery Guest #2) Game 4: Mrs. Ida Frandsen - ""Puts Strings on Yo Yos"" (salaried; she works for the Donald Duncan Yo-Yo Company in Luck, Wisconsin; John said that a team of 7 women string 80 gross of yo-yos per day - I did the math, and that adds up to 11,520 toys per day for a whopping 1,645 completed toys per woman; from Luck, WI)

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Season 08, Episode 06 Ann Miller

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Oct 7, 1956
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Ann Miller Oct 7, 1956 Game 1: Sal Maglie (as Mystery Guest #1 and the panel was blindfolded) - ""Pitcher, Brooklyn Dodgers"" (salaried; on May 15, 1956, Sal was purchased by the Brooklyn Dodgers from the Cleveland Indians; Sal said he'd bought his suit at the clothing store where Phil Rizzuto was employed, it sounded like Sal also said ""American Tailors"" which may have been Phil's store or possibly the brand of the suit or sports jacket) Game 2: Howard J. Fine - ""Designs Maternity Clothes"" (self-employed; from Boston, MA) Game 3: Ann Miller (as Mystery Guest #2) Game 4: Mrs. Jennie Walker - ""Taxicab Driver"" (self-employed; elderly; from Macon, MO)

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Season 08, Episode 07 Jo Stafford

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Oct 14, 1956
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Jo Stafford Oct 14, 1956 Game 1: Mr. C. C. Robertson (Charlie Robertson) - ""Nut Broker (Buys and Sells Pecans)"" (self-employed; he is a former major league baseball pitcher who pitched a perfect game in the 1920s; Bennett guesses his line) Game 2: Miss Ann Tidwell - ""Deals Cards In Gambling Casino (Reno, Nevada)"" (salaried; she works at the Mapes Hotel and Resort Casino; her home town is not revealed until after the game; from Reno, NV; Arlene guesses her line) Game 3: Jo Stafford (as Mystery Guest) Bennett Cerf identified her at $10. Game 4: Barbara Hammer - ""TV Comedy Writer (Has Written For Danny Thomas, Ray Bolger, Buddy Hackett, Etc.)"" (she won the full $50; she wrote several ""Mr. Magoo"" cartoon character stories from 1954 to 1955 as listed on IMDB)

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Season 08, Episode 08 Bishop Fulton J. Sheen

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Oct 21, 1956
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Bishop Fulton J. Sheen Oct 21, 1956 Game 1: Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick Loewe (as Mystery Guest Duo and the panel was blindfolded) - ""Lerner & Loewe"" ""Wrote Words & Music For 'My Fair Lady'"" (self-employed) Game 2: Don Smith (Donald Smith) - ""Owns and Operates Pig Hatchery"" (self-employed; breeds pigs; from Washta, IA, which he described as ""the coldest spot in Iowa"") Game 3: Bishop Fulton J. Sheen (as Mystery Guest #2) (he donated his winnings to the 300 leper colonies that are run by the church; see notes below) Game 4: Alexander McGechin or McGeachin - ""Bagpipes Expert (Plays, Sells, Repairs, Etc.)"" (salaried; he was all smiles and had a lovely accent; see notes below; from Scotland)

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Season 08, Episode 09 Charleton Heston

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Oct 28, 1956
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Charleton Heston Oct 28, 1956 Game 1: Jean Chapman - ""Ferry Boat Pilot"" (she won the full $50) Game 2: Milton Meier - ""Raises Worms"" (he won the full $50) Game 3: Charleton Heston (as Mystery Guest) Dorothy Kilgallen identified him at $5. Game 4: Bob Foss - ""Owns & Operates Turkish Bath"" (he won the full $50)

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Season 08, Episode 10 Beatrice Lillie

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Nov 4, 1956
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Beatrice Lillie Nov 4, 1956 Game 1: Jack O'Brian - ""Television Critic"" (salaried; his column is syndicated through King Features and he is associated with the New York Journal-American newspaper; it was mentioned that his wife Yvonne was in the WML control booth) Game 2: Don Poynter (Donald Poynter) - ""Inventor & Manufacturer of Whiskey Flavored Toothpaste"" (self-employed; John stated that he also makes a Whiskey Flavored Mouthwash, and Don said he wanted to give a year's supply of it to the panel, although he may have been joking; from Cincinnati, OH; see notes below) Game 3: Beatrice Lillie (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Mrs. Trema Swift - ""Models False Teeth"" (salaried; from York, PA)

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Season 08, Episode 11 Walt Disney

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Nov 11, 1956
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Walt Disney Nov 11, 1956 Game 1: Victor W. Nixon - ""Professional Mind Reader"" (self-employed; his professional name is The Great Nixon; he is the father of Vic Perry, the ""plugola"" guest on WML EPISODE #278 of October 2, 1955; from Aldershot, Hampshire, England; see notes below) Game 2: Mrs. Elsie Lawrence - ""Packages Reducing Pills"" (salaried; she packages Amplus, a prescription-only drug made by the Charles Pfizer Company; using the Rx tablets, she has lost 40 lbs. and has 55 lbs. more to go; from Long Island City, NY) Game 3: Walt Disney (as Mystery Guest) Jerry Lewis on panel.

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Season 08, Episode 12 Nanette Fabray & James Kilgallen

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Nov 18, 1956
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Nanette Fabray & James Kilgallen Nov 18, 1956 Game 1: James L. Kilgallen - (as Mystery Guest #1 and the panel was blindfolded) ""Dorothy's Father"" ""Newspaperman (International News Service)"" (Jim Kilgallen is considered one of the great reporters of his day) Game 2: Mrs. Olive Hodgkinson - ""Guide In Cave (Wookey Hole Cave, Somerset, England)"" (self-employed; the cave operations have been in her husband's family for 500 years; 75 miles from Stonehenge; still in operation in 2005; from an area near Wells, Somerset, England) Game 3: Nanette Fabray (as Mystery Guest #2) Game 4: Eugene P. Ryan - ""Paints Fire Hydrants"" (salaried; there are 14,000 hydrants in his home town; from Cleveland, Ohio)

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Season 08, Episode 13 Charles Laughton

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Nov 25, 1956
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Charles Laughton Nov 25, 1956 Game 1: W. H. Brett (William H. Brett) - ""Director of the United States Mint"" (salaried; from Cleveland, Ohio) Game 2: Kathleen & Fred Esgen - ""Pub Keepers"" (self-employed; this husband and wife team own ""The Sussex"" pub in London, England; they are in America to travel and to promote tourism in Britain) Game 3: Charles Laughton (as Mystery Guest)

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Season 08, Episode 14 Milton Berle & Frank Gifford

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Dec 2, 1956
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Milton Berle & Frank Gifford Dec 2, 1956 Game 1: Frank Gifford (he signed in as F. Newton Gifford and the panel was not blindfolded) - ""Halfback on N. Y. Giants Football Team"" (salaried; he was involved in 4 touchdowns today; John said he was named All-American with USC in 1952; from Bakersfield, California) Game 2: Mrs. Maxine Rosen - ""Sells Mistletoe"" (salaried; from Detroit, Michigan) Game 3: Milton Berle (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Mrs. Florence H. Poole - ""Dog Catcher"" (salaried; from Chatham, Ontario, Canada)

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Season 08, Episode 15 Shelley Winters

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Dec 9, 1956
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Shelley Winters Dec 9, 1956 Game 1: Dimitri Tiomkin (as Mystery Guest #1, he signs in as ""Mr. X"" and the panel is not blindfolded) - ""Oscar Winning Composer - Wrote Music For 'High Noon,' 'Giant,' 'The High and the Mighty,' Etc.'"" (famous film music composer; the panel was amazed that he was not a member of ASCAP or BMI and he explained that he belonged to a French society of composers; he was born in the Ukraine and lived from 1894-1979) Game 2: Mrs. Isabelle Hemphill - ""Makes Nightcaps For Bald-Headed Men"" (self-employed; at the end of the game, John Daly shows us one of the caps; from San Francisco, California; see notes below) Game 3: Shelley Winters (as Mystery Guest #2) Game 4: Charles Black - ""Racetrack Bookie"" (self-employed; Arlene asked him to demonstrate the signals; from Scotland)

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Season 08, Episode 16 Vincent Price

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Dec 16, 1956
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Vincent Price Dec 16, 1956 Game 1: Floyd Patterson (as Mystery Guest #1 and the panel is blindfolded) - ""World Heavyweight Boxing Champion"" (self-employed; he won the Middleweight gold medal in the 1952 Helsinki Olympics; his baby was born the night he won his recent Heavyweight championship) Game 2: Mrs. Heloisa Elena - ""Moderator of 'What's My Line?' In Brazil"" (salaried; her signature was difficult to read; she is extremely personable; she states the name of the Brazilian ""What's My Line?"" in Portuguese as ""Divine o que Faze?"" and said that it translates to ""Guess What He Does?""; from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) Game 3: Vincent Price (as Mystery Guest #2) Game 4: Leonard Richheimer - ""Corset Salesman"" (salaried; he works for the Crown Corset Company; from Atlanta, GA)

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Season 08, Episode 17 Steve Allen and Jayne Meadows

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Dec 23, 1956
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Steve Allen and Jayne Meadows Dec 23, 1956 Game 1: Salvatore Amato - ""Gondolier"" (salaried; from Portogruaro, Italy, which is ""just outside of Venice, Italy"") Game 2: Albert L. White, Jr. - ""Vaccinates Chickens"" (self-employed; from Forest Grove, New Jersey) Game 3: Steve Allen & Jayne Meadows (as Mystery Guest Duo) They sign in as ""Jayne and Steve Allen"" and donate their winnings to the Foster Parents' Plan For War Children. Game 4: Miss Brenda Feldman - ""Pawnbroker"" (salaried; from Boston, MA)

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Season 08, Episode 18 Bert Lahr

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Dec 30, 1956
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Bert Lahr Dec 30, 1956 Game 1: The Harlem Globetrotters (as Mystery Guest #1 and the panel was blindfolded) - ""Harlem Globetrotters Basketball Team"" (salaried; 12 members of the team appear - names below; member Leon Hillard demonstrates some fancy dribbling on stage and spins the ball on his finger; John mentions that they won earlier today 75-53) Game 2: Miss Kathryn Ann Mautz - ""Judge"" (salaried; at age 24 she was elected to a two-year term; John said she handles traffic cases and was reputedly the youngest judge in the country; from Spokane, Washington) Game 3: Bert Lahr (as Mystery Guest #2) His son Johnny is in the audience tonight. We learn that Johnny attended school with Bennett's son and also at one time danced with Dorothy's daughter Jill Kollmar. Game 4: Walter Grancher - ""Sells Used Warships for U.S. Navy (Battleships, Destroyers, Etc.)"" (salaried; he is a civil service employee; he sells only obsolete ships; from New York, NY)

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Season 08, Episode 19 Yul Brynner

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Jan 6, 1957
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Yul Brynner Jan 6, 1957 Game 1: Black Beaver (the Cheyenne name of 2nd Lt. Lawrence Hart) - ""Marine Jet Fighter Pilot"" (salaried; he is a full-blooded Cheyenne Native American Indian; from Oklahoma; his city was not mentioned, but there is a 2002 net reference to a Cheyenne Peace Chief, Rev. Lawrence Hart of Clinton, OK) Game 2: Luis Castañeda (Castaneda) - ""Runs Roulette Table, Won $20.00 From Dorothy (At Gambling Casino in Havana)"" (salaried; he runs a roulette wheel at Wilbur Clark's Casino located in The Nacional Hotel in Havana; originally from Spain, currently from Havana, Cuba) Game 3: Yul Brynner (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Mrs. Lillian Chidekel - ""Takes TV Show Ratings (Door-To-Door Interviews)"" (salaried; she takes polls for Pulse Rating Service; from the Bronx, NY)

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Season 08, Episode 20 Robert Montgomery

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Jan 13, 1957
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Robert Montgomery Jan 13, 1957 Game 1: Muriel Fleit, Mary Barber & Myrtle Berne (as Mystery Guests and the panel is blindfolded) - ""Secretaries to Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf & Dorothy Kilgallen)"" (salaried; they won $50) Game 2: Robin Roberts - ""President of Frozen Shrimp Company"" (he is the President of the Gold King Frozen Shrimp Co; he is also the pitcher of the Philadelphia Phillies baseball team; from Philadelphia, PA; he won $50) Game 3: Robert Montgomery (as Mystery Guest) Bennett Cerf guessed his identity at $25.

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Season 08, Episode 21 George Gobel

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Jan 20, 1957
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George Gobel Jan 20, 1957 Game 1: Bob Richards (he signed in as ""X"" and the panel was not blindfolded) - His overlay screens read ""Bob Richards, Olympic Pole Vault Champion 1952 & 1956"" & ""Minister"" (salaried; he explained that he is not a Methodist minister, but a member of the Church of the Brethren; he donated his game winnings to the Hungarian Relief Fund; he was the original spokesperson for Wheaties cereal) Game 2: Mrs. Charlotte Price (she signed in under her husband's name, Mrs. Matt Price) - ""Crochets Pockets For Pool Tables"" (self-employed; elderly; she has been in this line since 1938 and sells her work to the Brunswick-Balke-Collender Company; from Salina, Kansas) Game 3: George Gobel (as Mystery Guest) He signed in as ""Forge Fobel."" Game 4: Wes Sutton - ""Civilian Cook For U.S. Air Force"" (salaried; from Belleville, Illinois)

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Season 08, Episode 22 Lillian Roth and Salvador Dali

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Jan 27, 1957
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Lillian Roth and Salvador Dali Jan 27, 1957 Game 1: Salvador Dali (as Mystery Guest #1 and the panel is blindfolded) - ""Artist"" (self-employed; he cleverly signs in by using a large paintbrush to paint his name on the sign-in board; unfortunately, there is no post-game conversation, he abruptly stands and exits) Game 2: Richard Evans - ""Bullfighter"" (self-employed; African-American; he has been bullfighting in Mexico for 3 years and has killed 178 bulls; from Boston, Massachusetts) Game 3: Lillian Roth (as Mystery Guest #2)

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Season 08, Episode 23 Tab Hunter

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Feb 3, 1957
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Tab Hunter Feb 3, 1957 Game 1: Miss Mary Lou Milligan - ""Head of Women's Army Corps, Col. Mary Milligan"" (salaried; before she joined the WACS during WWII, she was a school principal; from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) Game 2: C. O. Jacobs (Clarence Ollie Jacobs) - ""Human Cannonball"" (self-employed; he appeared to be at least age 60; from Jackson, Michigan) Game 3: Tab Hunter (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Mrs. Gladys Heindel - ""Packs Chewing Tobacco"" (salaried; from York, Pennsylvania)

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Season 08, Episode 24 Fred MacMurray & June Haver

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Feb 10, 1957
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Fred MacMurray & June Haver Feb 10, 1957 Game 1: General Alfred M. Gruenther (as Mystery Guest #1 and the panel is blindfolded, Alfred Maximilian Gruenther) - ""Former Supreme Allied Commander in Europe"" and ""President of American National Red Cross"" (salaried; John comments that he is the former NATO commander; John mentions recent floods in West Virginia and states that the Red Cross is attempting to collect a goal of $95 million dollars in charitable donations) Game 2: ""By Golly"" Frager - ""Makes Boxing Gloves"" (self-employed; John does not ask his real first name, and Frager tells Bennett that By Golly is his nickname; from Chicago, IL) Game 3: Fred MacMurray & June Haver (as Mystery Guest Duo) Game 4: Ronald Preston - ""Sewer Inspector"" (salaried; chews gum during his game; from New York, NY)

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Season 08, Episode 25 Ginger Rogers

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Feb 17, 1957
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Ginger Rogers Feb 17, 1957 Game 1: Michael Todd (as Mystery Guest #1) - ""Producer, 'Around the World in Eighty Days'"" (self-employed; current husband of Elizabeth Taylor who is mentioned tonight) Game 2: Mrs. Jacqueline Leif - ""Motorcycle Cop"" (salaried; from Los Banos, CA) Game 3: Ginger Rogers (as Mystery Guest #2) Game 4: Willem De Kempenaer - ""Prints The Money For Holland"" (self-employed; his family has been printing Holland's bank notes for 254 years; he is the 8th generation to run the family firm which prints the Dutch currency; from Holland)

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Season 08, Episode 26 Robert Wagner

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Feb 24, 1957
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Robert Wagner Feb 24, 1957 Game 1: Sandy Gamory (vocals), Gustav Sidell (sp?) (guitar) and Monsel Esaroon (sp?) (tall bongo drum) - ""Calypso Trio"" (the panel is blindfolded; self-employed; the trio sings a Calypso style song they wrote called 'What's My Line?' which lasts almost 90 seconds; the cute lyrics are customized and mention each regular panel member and John) Game 2: Mrs. Fay Targove - ""School Teacher"" (salaried; she teaches the 3rd grade at PS 58 in New York City; from New York, NY) Game 3: Robert Wagner (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Charles Kaufhold - ""Income Tax Agent"" (salaried; he works for the Internal Revenue Bureau of the Treasury Department, now called the IRS; from Long Beach, California)

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Season 08, Episode 27 Robert Mitchum

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Mar 3, 1957
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Robert Mitchum Mar 3, 1957 Game 1: Miss June Finlayson - ""Police Reporter (For Australian Newspaper)"" (salaried; she works for the Sydney Sun; from Australia, she is also the current ""Miss Australia"") Game 2: Arch Poole - ""Manages Diaper Service"" (salaried; he works for the West End Diaper Service in Cleveland, OH; from Rocky River, Ohio) Game 3: Robert Mitchum (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Miss Renee Hart - ""Stock Broker"" (salaried; she works for Bache & Company; from New York, NY)

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Season 08, Episode 28 Charles Boyer

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Mar 10, 1957
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Charles Boyer Mar 10, 1957 Game 1: James C. Hagerty (as Mystery Guest #1 and the panel is blindfolded) - ""White House Press Secretary"" (salaried; from Washington, D.C.) Game 2: Mrs. Joyce Vidbel - ""Elephant Trainer"" (salaried; she works for the Hammond Martin Circus and will be performing at Palisades Park on April 12, 1957; from Windham, NY) Game 3: Charles Boyer (as Mystery Guest #2) Game 4: Mrs. Vickie Negoescu - ""Prison Guard"" (salaried; she works at the Clinton Women's Reformatory; from Hampton, New Jersey)

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Season 08, Episode 29 Dr. Norman Vincent Peale & Judy Holliday

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Mar 17, 1957
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Dr. Norman Vincent Peale & Judy Holliday Mar 17, 1957 Game 1: Dr. Norman Vincent Peale (as Mystery Guest #1 and the panel is blindfolded) - ""Minister"" (salaried; his new book is titled ""Stay Alive All Your Life"" will go on sale tomorrow; a close-up of Look magazine is shown on the screen) Game 2: Miss Toni West - ""Judo Instructor"" (salaried; she works for Chris Freeland who previously trained men in the Marines; John is preoccupied by Toni's hourglass figure and forgets to ask her home town; Dorothy makes references to the fact that Toni resembles Marilyn Monroe) Game 3: Judy Holliday (as Mystery Guest #2) Game 4: Mike Finningham - ""Bellhop"" (salaried; he has worked at the Edgewater Beach Hotel for many years; he was named ""Bellboy of the Year"" by Sigma Iota fraternity; from Chicago, Illinois)

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Season 08, Episode 30 Mamie Van Doren

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Mar 24, 1957
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Mamie Van Doren Mar 24, 1957 Game 1: Mrs. Irene Gora - ""Tests Zippers"" (salaried; she works for Coats & Clark Corp.; from Hollis, Queens, NY) Game 2: Tom Eagleton - ""District Attorney of St. Louis"" (salaried; he holds an elected post and is 27 years old; from St. Louis, Missouri) Game 3: Mamie Van Doren (as Mystery Guest)

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Season 08, Episode 31 Hedy Lamarr

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Mar 31, 1957
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Hedy Lamarr Mar 31, 1957 Game 1: Mrs. Evonne Gaines - ""Runs Beauty School For Dogs"" (self-employed; she owns the ""Chez Beau"" dog grooming salon; she has no relation to the ""Gaines Dog Food"" company; she said that her husband, Lawrence Gaines - or possibly Laurence Gaines - is a fashion designer; from New York, NY) Game 2: Ivan Chance - ""Auctioneer"" (salaried; he works for Christie's of London which was founded in 1760 and will soon be 200 years old; from London, England) Game 3: Hedy Lamarr (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Clarence B. Litchfield - ""Designs Prisons (Architect)"" (self-employed; he recently completed the Brooklyn House of Detention; from Mamaroneck, New York)

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Season 08, Episode 32 Fernando Lamas

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Apr 7, 1957
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Fernando Lamas Apr 7, 1957 Game 1: Ted Atkinson - ""Jockey"" (as Mystery Guest #1 and the panel is blindfolded; he is dressed in his jockey uniform; salaried) Game 2: Miss Ardella Parziale - ""Inspects Bathtubs"" (salaried; she works for the Crane Company in their Trenton Potteries Division in Trenton, New Jersey; originally from Mansfield, Ohio) Game 3: Fernando Lamas (as Mystery Guest #2) Game 4: Frank Wayne & Bob Howard - ""Create Stunts For 'Beat The Clock'"" (salaried; both are from New York, NY)

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Season 08, Episode 33 Helen Hayes

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Apr 14, 1957
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Helen Hayes Apr 14, 1957 Game 1: Prince Michael Romanoff (as Mystery Guest #1 and the panel is blindfolded) - ""Owner of Famous Hollywood Restaurant"" (self-employed; his overlay screen read Price Mike Romanoff; he also has a restaurant in San Francisco, CA and is building one in Palm Springs, CA; he donated his winnings to the Red Cross) Game 2: Mrs. Evelyn Schilson - ""Makes False Tails For Horses"" (self-employed; she owns boarding stables and began making false tails for show horses; from Hamilton, IL) Game 3: Helen Hayes (as Mystery Guest #2)

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Season 08, Episode 34 Robert Young

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Apr 21, 1957
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Robert Young Apr 21, 1957 Game 1: Miss Louise Mattot (pseudonym) - ""Private Detective"" (salaried; she works for Burns International Detective Agency; John explained that due to the nature of her work, her real name must be withheld and kept a secret; originally from Brussels, Belgium; currently from New York) Game 2: Joe Bivone - ""Operates Tunnel of Love"" (salaried; he operates a train ride at Palisades Park; from Teaneck, NJ) Game 3: Mystery Guest: Robert Young, Robert Q. Lewis guessed - $25 Game 4: Bill Souhrada - ""Hippopotamus Keeper, Bronx Zoo, New York City"" (salaried; he feeds and cleans these animals which weigh over a ton; from New York, NY)

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Season 08, Episode 35 Paul Douglas & Jim Piersall

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Apr 28, 1957
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Paul Douglas & Jim Piersall Apr 28, 1957 Game 1: Jim Piersall (as Mystery Guest #1 and the panel was blindfolded) - ""Center Fielder, Boston Red Sox"" (salaried) Game 2: Miss Esther Clair - ""Sells Horse and Dog Medicine"" (salaried; she works for Zarin Industries and sells a vitamin syrup; her employer's clients include Calumet Farms; from Miami, FL, where she won the title of ""Miss Miami Beach 1954"") Game 3: Paul Douglas (as Mystery Guest #2)

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Season 08, Episode 36 Mickey Rooney

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May 5, 1957
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Mickey Rooney May 5, 1957 Game 1: J. E. Ragen (Joseph E. Ragen) - ""Warden of Joliet Prison, Joliet, Illinois"" (salaried; a 1957 book written by Gladys A. Erickson titled ""Warden Ragen of Joliet"" has been published; he donated his game winnings to Boys Club and the Salvation Army; from Plainfield, IL) Game 2: Joseph Genova - ""Sells Hangover Remedy"" (salaried; he works for the Lansdale Pharmaceutical Company and sells a product called KL8; from Kansas City, MO) Game 3: Mickey Rooney (as Mystery Guest) He signed in as ""Joe Yule, Jr."" which is his birth name.

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Season 08, Episode 37 Walter Brennan and The Ziegfeld Girls

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May 12, 1957
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Walter Brennan and The Ziegfeld Girls May 12, 1957 Game 1: The Ziegfeld Girls (1957 Ziegfeld Follies Girls) - ""Showgirls in Current Ziegfeld Follies"" (salaried; The Ziegfeld Girls members who appeared in full costume were Barbara Hall, spokeswoman, Roberta Brown, Mickey Miller, Ann (or Anne) Drake, Nancy Westbrook, Charlotte Foley, Denise Colette and Gloria Christie) Game 2: Chuck Wendel - ""Drives Trotting Race Horses"" (self-employed; he is a harness race driver who races with both trotters and pacers; the racing season opens on June 2, 1957; from Maquoketa, Iowa) Game 3: Walter Brennan (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Mrs. Ruth Schaeffer - ""Makes Steam Cabinets For Reducing"" (self-employed; she owns the Battle Creek Equipment Company; Greer Garson likened the product to a ""Slenderella machine""; from Bloomfield, NJ)

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Season 08, Episode 38 EPISODE #363

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May 19, 1957
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EPISODE #363 May 19, 1957 Game 1: ""The Thunderbirds"" United States Air Force Jet Team Game 2: A lady weightlifter Game 3: Ann Sothern (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: A minister

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Season 08, Episode 39 Sammy Davis, Jr.

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May 26, 1957
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Sammy Davis, Jr. May 26, 1957 Game 1: Miss Mirella Rocco - ""African Big Game Hunter"" (self-employed; Caucasian ""White Hunter""; she said she was a technical consultant on the 1956 film ""Beyond Mombasa""; it was not revealed that she was from Kenya, Africa until after her game) Game 2: Mrs. Marjorie Cook - ""Makes Handcuffs"" (salaried; she works for Smith & Wesson Firearms Corp; from Monson, MA) Game 3: Sammy Davis, Jr. (as Mystery Guest)

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Season 08, Episode 40 Eddie Cantor & Marilyn Cantor

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Jun 2, 1957
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Eddie Cantor & Marilyn Cantor Jun 2, 1957 Game 1: Miss F. E. Willis aka Francis Willis - ""United States Ambassador To Norway"" (salaried; she is a Vassar graduate and has been employed by the government for nearly 30 years; from Redlands, CA) Game 2: Marshall Bedol & Alan Bedol (fraternal twins) - ""Make Bar Stools"" (self-employed; they own MarshAllan Industries in Cleveland, Ohio) Game 3: Eddie Cantor & Marilyn Cantor (as Mystery Guest Duo)

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Season 08, Episode 41 Johnnie Ray

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Jun 9, 1957
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Johnnie Ray Jun 9, 1957 Game 1: Captain J. W. Kittinger, Jr. - ""Balloon Test Pilot, Just Set Record, 96,000 Ft."" (salaried; he is an officer in the U.S. Air Force and on June 2, 1957, Joseph Kittinger piloted a balloon into the stratosphere and set a height record of 96,000 ft. for the ""Air Research & Development Command"" department of the USAF; he stayed aloft for 2 hours; he previously was a jet pilot; from Orlando, Florida) Game 2: Miss Beryl Landau - ""Lifeguard"" (salaried; she works at Pine Lake Park in Peekskill, New York; she is a college student and this is her summer job) Game 3: Johnnie Ray (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Joseph Fuhrman - ""Makes Perfumed Rice (To Throw At Weddings)"" (salaried; he works for the Angelique Perfume Company; from Norwalk, Connecticut)

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Season 08, Episode 42 Peggy Lee

S08 E42

Jun 16, 1957
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Peggy Lee Jun 16, 1957 Game 1: Ortensio Manes - ""Police Commissioner of Rome, Italy"" (salaried; he only speaks Italian and is accompanied by an interpreter from the United Nations Radio & Television Division named Marie Grazie Escalia (sp?); he donated his game winnings to a home for children in Rome; from Rome, Italy) Game 2: Mike O'Connell - ""Marriage Counselor"" (salaried; he works for the Family Service Agency which is supported by the Community Fund; from Portland, Oregon) Game 3: Peggy Lee (as Mystery Guest) She signed in as Peggy Lee Martin.

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Season 08, Episode 43 Gene Kelly

S08 E43

Jun 23, 1957
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Gene Kelly Jun 23, 1957 Game 1: John LeClair Rice aka John Rice aka Johnny Rice - ""Major League Baseball Umpire"" (salaried; he is in his third year as a major league umpire; from Chicago, Illinois; during his exit, he walks by the panel but does not shake their hands) Game 2: Mr. Muldoon & Mr. McCarthy & Mr. McDonough - ""Make Chinese Food"" (self-employed; no first names are given; they are the manufacturers of La Choy Food Products Company, which has been owned by Beatrice Foods since 1943; all men are from Archbold, OH) Game 3: Gene Kelly (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Edward M. Spitz - ""Makes Cosmetics For Dogs"" (self-employed; he owns Westwood Laboratories and one product they produce is called Natural Eye; he donated his game winnings to the Humane Society of New York; from Los Angeles, CA)

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Season 08, Episode 44 Sal Mineo

S08 E44

Jun 30, 1957
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Sal Mineo Jun 30, 1957 Game 1: Miss Betty Ford (she signed in as Miss X to avoid name recognition) - ""Bullfighter"" (self-employed; from McKeesport, Pennsylvania; no relation to THE Betty Ford, the wife of President Gerald R. Ford) Game 2: Mrs. Helen Tyler - ""Teaches Course For Expectant Parents"" (salaried; she is a nurse who works at Porter Hospital; from Denver, Colorado) Game 3: Sal Mineo (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Mrs. Barbara Kiernen - ""Helicopter Test Pilot"" (salaried; she works for Omega Aircraft Company in New Bedford, Massachusetts; from Andover, MA)

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Season 08, Episode 45 Buddy Hackett

S08 E45

Jul 7, 1957
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Buddy Hackett Jul 7, 1957 Game 1: Cass Gaylord, Joe Schwartz & Lee Tannen - ""TV Cameramen for What's My Line?"" (as Mystery Guest Trio and the panel is blindfolded; salaried; Lee Tannen has been a WML camera operator for 8 years and sat next to John, Cass Gaylord has been a WML cameraman for 7 years and stood closest to John; Joe Schwartz has been a WML cameraman for 6 years and stood furthest from John; we learn that sometimes they wear Bermuda shorts while working, but they were in business suits tonight) Game 2: Nat Lawrence - ""Operates DRUNKOMETER (Chemical Test For Intoxication)"" (salaried; he is also the Deputy Sheriff of Dade County, Florida; from Miami, FL) Game 3: Buddy Hackett (as Mystery Guest) He signs in with his name and the face of an Asian man. Game 4: Bruce Beebe - ""Baby Sitter For Gorilla (Toledo Zoo)"" (salaried; he stays with the young male gorilla for 8 hours each day; from Toledo, Ohio)

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Season 08, Episode 46 Anthony Franciosa & Shelley Winters

S08 E46

Jul 14, 1957
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Anthony Franciosa & Shelley Winters Jul 14, 1957 Game 1: Lew Hoad aka Lewis Hoad - ""World Champion Tennis Player"" (salaried; he played Forest Hills today; he turned professional last week and has won the Wimbledon twice) Game 2: Mrs. Ruth Stewart - ""Bail Bondsman (Puts Up Bail For People in Jail)"" (salaried; attractive; from St. Louis, MO) Game 3: Anthony Franciosa & Shelley Winters (as Mystery Guest Duo) They signed in as ""Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Franciosa"" - They were married from 1957 to 1960. Game 4: Mrs. Bunny Yeager - ""'Cheesecake' Photographer"" (self-employed; she has written a book; she is very tall; she took the famous Bette Page - aka Bettie Page - pictures; from Miami, FL) New Intro starting theis week.

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Season 08, Episode 47 Julius LaRosa

S08 E47

Jul 21, 1957
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Julius LaRosa Jul 21, 1957 Game 1: William J. Donovan - ""Sells Ladies' Pistols (in Various Colors)"" (He won $50) Game 2: Ruby Lyons - ""Washes Playing Cards"" (salaried; she works at the Desert Inn Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada; she won $50) Game 3: Julius LaRosa (as Mystery Guest) Arlene Francis guessed him at $15. Game 4: Mary Pettigrew - ""Draft Board Clerk"" (salaried; she won $50)

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Season 08, Episode 48 Robert Sterling & Anne Jeffreys

S08 E48

Jul 28, 1957
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Robert Sterling & Anne Jeffreys Jul 28, 1957 Game 1: Eva V. Lamouret - ""Chiropractor"" (from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; Dorothy Kilgallen guessed at $25) Game 2: Richard O. Arthur - ""Operates Lie Detector"" (from New York; he won $50) Game 3: Robert Sterling & Anne Jeffreys (as Mystery Guest Duo) Bennett Cerf guessed at $40.

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Season 08, Episode 49 Jayne Mansfield

S08 E49

Aug 4, 1957
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Jayne Mansfield Aug 4, 1957 Game 1: Bill Barber ""Makes and Sells Ant Houses (With Ants Included)"" (self-employed; he calls them Antariums and they come in two sizes and sell for $3.00 & $6.00 at both Abercrombie & Fitch and Macy's department stores; he is a college student and the Antarium is helping to put him through school, which prompted Arlene Francis to humorously quip ""My ant put me through college""; from Denver, Colorado) Game 2: Mrs. Grace Clarke - ""Fashion Model"" (salaried; she works for Lynn's - or maybe Linn's or Len's - department store which she said caters completely to the larger woman; from Houston, Texas) Game 3: Jayne Mansfield (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Miss Florence Kelly - ""Jazz Drummer"" (salaried; she works at the 1-2-3 Lounge in Boston and has played the drums for professionally for seven years; from Boston, MA)

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Season 08, Episode 50 Jane Russell

S08 E50

Aug 11, 1957
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Jane Russell Aug 11, 1957 Game 1: Edie Adams (as Mystery Guest #1 and the panel is blindfolded) - ""Broadway Actress Edith Adams, Mrs. Ernie Kovacs"" (salaried; she wears short black lace gloves) Game 2: Miss S. Howard Collins (Seraphine Collins) - ""Buys and Sells Race Horses"" (self-employed; from London, England) Game 3: Jane Russell (as Mystery Guest #2)

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Season 08, Episode 51 Zsa Zsa Gabor

S08 E51

Aug 18, 1957
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Zsa Zsa Gabor Aug 18, 1957 Game 1: A. E. Lowthian (Albert Edward Lowthian) - ""Footman (To the Lord Mayor of London)"" (salaried; he appears in full costume and the panel is blindfolded; from London, England) Game 2: Miss Eleanore Perrine - ""Washes Cows"" (salaried; she works for the Walker Gordon Diary Farm in Plainsboro, New Jersey and earns $1.22 per hour as she washes 1,650 cows by using water and a hose; from Monmouth Junction, NJ) Game 3: Zsa Zsa Gabor (as Mystery Guest) Game 4: Miss Patricia Howard - ""Policewoman"" (salaried; she is 19 years old and has been employed as a police officer for one year; from Wauchula, Florida)

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Season 08, Episode 52 Gene Tierney

S08 E52

Aug 25, 1957
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Gene Tierney Aug 25, 1957 Game 1: Everet Hamilton - ""Runs School For Barbers"" (self-employed; he runs the Molar Barber School and is totally bald; from Portland, Oregon) Game 2: Mrs. Vondon Francis - ""Raises Pigs"" (self-employed; she raises registered Hampshire Hogs; from Roxboro, North Carolina) Game 3: Gene Tierney (as Mystery Guest)

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