What's My Line?

Season 7 Episode 8

EPISODE #281

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Aired Daily 12:00 AM Oct 23, 1955 on CBS
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EPISODE #281
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Game 1: Herman Wouk (b. 5/27/1915) - There were two overlay screens: "Herman Wouk, Author of Marjorie Morningstar and The Caine Mutiny" and then while seated, "Author" (as Mystery Guest #1 and the panel was blindfolded, but the "regular contestant" questioning format was used and the game continued until the exact identification was made by name; self-employed; after his game, we learn that Wouk previously worked for Fred Allen for 5 years, from 1936 to 1941, writing plots for sketches, until Wouk enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1941)

Game 2: Miss Charlotte Whitton (3/8/1896 - 1/25/1975) - "Mayor of Ottawa (Capital of Canada)" (salaried; Her Worship Whitton is the first woman to hold this position, and she is in her third term; she has a charming sense of humor; from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)

Game 3: Van Heflin (12/13/1908 - 7/23/1971) (as Mystery Guest #2)

Game 4: Mrs. Relly Weinreb - "Wig Designer" (self-employed; John does not ask her if "Relly" is a nickname; she speaks with a Hungarian accent; originally from Hungary, currently from Brooklyn, NY) . .moreless

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John Daly

John Daly

Moderator (1950-1967)

Arlene Francis

Arlene Francis

Regular Panelist (1950-1967)

Bennett Cerf

Bennett Cerf

Regular Panelist (1951-1967)

Dorothy Kilgallen

Dorothy Kilgallen

Regular Panelist (1950-1965)

Fred Allen

Fred Allen

Regular Panelist (1955-1956)

Herman Wouk

Herman Wouk

Mystery Guest #1

Guest Star

Van Heflin

Van Heflin

Mystery Guest #2

Guest Star

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