Betty White fills in for Arlene Francis again this week and joins series regulars, Dorothy Kilgallen, Fred Allen and Bennett Cerf. The first contestant to sign in is Mr. Merle Trantham, who... See full summary »

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Dorothy Kilgallen ...
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Betty White fills in for Arlene Francis again this week and joins series regulars, Dorothy Kilgallen, Fred Allen and Bennett Cerf. The first contestant to sign in is Mr. Merle Trantham, who is a parole officer at California's San Quentin prison. The panel determines that Mr. Trantham works in the penal system, but time runs out, and the panel is stumped. Dorothy Kilgallen balks because, during questioning, Mr. Trantham said he doesn't work at an office outside of the prison. Host John Daly clarifies that in his capacity, Mr. Trantham makes recommendations to the parole board and, as such, does work exclusively inside the jail. The second contestant is a Detroit woman, Dorothy Miller, employed by the Federal Reserve and burns money in her post. Miss Kilgallen, quite cannily, guesses that the woman with money, in some capacity, but, ultimately, the panel is stumped yet again. Mystery celebrity guest this evening is the Oscar-winning actor, Jose Ferrer. He is almost immediately ... Written by johnmike59

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Mystery Guest Jose Ferrer was in New York City for the movie premiere of ''The Shrike,'' co-starring June Allyson, on July 7, 1955 at the Victoria Theatre. Ferrer had originated the role and directed the play on Broadway in 1952. See more »

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The occupation of contestant Joan Carpenter is shown on screen in three lines (in all capitals): "Burns Money / (Federal Reserve) / Bank". The closing parenthesis should follow the word "Bank". See more »

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References The Shrike (1955) See more »

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