The regular panel, Dorothy Kilgallen, Fred Allen, Arlene Francis and Bennett Cerf, appear this evening. The first contestant is a New York City woman named Virginia Hall. Miss Hall is the hotel house detective at Manhattan's Great Northern Hotel. The panel is stumped, and John Daly asks the second contestant to sign in - the gentleman introduces himself as B.M. Byran of Louisiana. In fact, he is Lieutenant General, Blackshear M. Byran and the current Superintendent Commander at West Point. The panel is stumped yet again, although Lt. Byran reminds Arlene Francis of their recent meeting at a gala event, commemorating the 153rd anniversary of the military academy. The mystery guest this evening is actress Terry Moore, whom Bennett Cerf identifies. Miss Moore mentions that she's in New York to attend the premiere of the 20th Century Fox film, in Cinemascope, "A Man Called Peter." John Daly also mentions Miss Moore's upcoming appearance in a television play, 'One Little Room' on "The US ... Written by
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The occupation of contestant Blackshear M. Bryan
is shown as "commanding general of U.S. Military Academy (West Point)". Although Mr. Bryan was a U.S. Army general at the time, the proper term for the head of West Point is "Commandant". See more
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