Robert Q. Lewis fills in for Fred Allen this evening and Gale Storm, star of the popular TV sitcom, "My Little Margie," steps in for Arlene Francis. They are joined by regulars Dorothy Kilgallen and Bennett Cerf. Host and moderator, John Daly, invites the first contestant to "sign in, please." The gentleman is Lt. E.P. Lyon, a Long Island, New York gentleman, who is the only male nurse in the United States Army. Robert Q. Lewis, recalling an article in the New York Times, correctly identifies Lt. Lyon's claim to fame. Next up, Mrs. Nancy Sheppard, an Arizona woman and trick horse rider in rodeos. Though Bennett Cerf asks the woman if she's in New York to participate in the rodeo at Madison Square Garden, it is Miss Kilgallen who identifies the woman's occupation. Tonight's mystery celebrity guest is Hal March, host of the very popular TV game show, "The 64,000 Question." Mr. Cerf almost immediately identifies Mr. March and, in conversation with Mr. Daly, Mr. March announces that the ... Written by
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This was the last show where a nameplate was made out for the mystery guest as displayed to John Daly
's left during the mystery guest segment. Hal March
was the last mystery guest to have a nameplate printed for his spot. See more
For contestant Ed Lyon, a nurse anesthetist, the super was: ''U.S. Army Nurse'' (typeset) and ''Only Man in the Nurse Corps'' (typeset). A hand-lettered correction added to the super shortly before air time amended: ''To Be Commissioned.'' There were some non-commissioned male army nurses prior to Lyon. See more
References My Little Margie