Riley worked in an aircraft plant in California, but viewers usually saw him at home, cheerfully disrupting life with his malapropisms and ill timed intervention into minor problems. His ... See full summary »
I was watching this show on Channel 9 in New York City that summer - but it was no longer Pantomime Quiz, but called STUMP THE STARS. The ones I recall seeing very frequently on the show were Ross Martin, Ruta Lee, Beverley Garland, Mickey Manners, but also Sebastian Cabot and Hans Conreid. It was curious to see a show like this where the cast and guests were playing charades, but also interesting because they were themselves when not doing the pantomimes that had to be guessed and solved. All of them were quite witty, and it was nice to see them acting as themselves instead of their normal roles on television or in films. I wonder if any of the kine-scopes of this live series still exist.
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