Dorothy Kilgallen, Fred Allen, Arlene Francis and Bennett Cerf are on deck this evening and try to ascertain some tricky occupations. The first contestant to sign in was Miss Jane Iden, a California woman, who sets pins in a Hollywood bowling alley. The panel came nowhere near Miss Iden's line, so Miss Iden won by default. In the next round, another California contestant, Mr. Jimmie Mitchell of Pamona, signs in and the audience finds out that Mr. Mtichell trains circus elephants. Dorothy Kilgallen identifies his role as animal trainer and Arlene Francis runs with the suggestion of her fellow panelist, Bennett Cerf, the animal he trains. Arlene can not claim victory since she did have help from Mr. Cerf. Host John Daly gives the win to Mr. Mitchell since the lines were blurred as to whom identified his being an elephant trainer. Mystery celebrity guest is film and Broadway actor, Burl Ives. A sensation on Broadway that season in Tennessee Williams's "Cat On A Hot Tin Roof," in the role... Written by
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