Dorothy Kilgallen, Fred Allen, Arlene Francis and Bennett Cerf are this evening's panelists. Host and moderator, John Daly, greets the panel and introduces tonight's first contestant. A New York City woman, Miss Lila Elsou, who's John Daly's secretary signs in and is almost immediately identified by Bennett Cerf. Next up is Major Arthur Murray of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Mr. Murray is a test pilot of rocket planes in the U.S Air Force. Miss Kilgallen establishes that Major Murray is an airplane pilot, but time runs out, and Major Murray wins the round by default. This evening's mystery celebrity guest is singer Harry Belafonte, who is identified by Dorothy Kilgallen. Mr. Belafonte is appearing at the Empire Room at New York's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. Finally, an Indian gentleman, Mr. Kirpal Singh, who resides in Brooklyn, is the final contestant. Mr. Singh, a marine engineer in the U.S. Navy, wins by default because the clock runs out this last round. Mr. Daly and panelists bid each ... Written by
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