Rosemary welcomes her guest Boris Karloff who tries his best to convince Rosemary that his fearsome reputation is pure fiction - he's just the victim of typecasting. His depiction of the Big Bad Wolf in "The Little Red Riding Hood" sketch and the mysterious disappearance of the Hi-Los after one of their numbers does little to soothe her fears, however. Boris sings a duet with Rosemary and solos on the English folk song "Children Have Quizzical Ways." Written by
Did You Know?
While reading "Little Red Riding Hood" to an unseen group of children, Boris Karloff
addresses a little girl named Sara Jane; this is Karloff's daughter's name. See more
Now let's begin our story. It's called "Little Red Riding Hood". No no no, Sarah Jane. It is not about a red-haired hood who's taken for a ride. Shame on you for even thinking such a thing.
You'd Be Surprised
Words and Music by Irving Berlin
Performed by Boris Karloff
and Rosemary Clooney See more