What's My Line?

Season 8 Episode 20


Aired Daily 12:00 AM Jan 13, 1957 on CBS
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Game 1: Muriel Fleit, Myrtle Verne & Mary Barber - "Secretaries to Arlene Francis, Dorothy Kilgallen, Bennett Cerf)" (as Mystery Guests and the panel is blindfolded but the regular questioning format is used; salaried; their names were pre-signed on the sign-in board and when they walked on stage they put a check mark next to their respective names; John withheld the guests' city location information; they won $50 when John called the game on the basis of time; seating information is directly below)

Muriel Fleit (b. 9/27/1927) - standing on the viewer's right side of the screen - Secretary to Arlene Francis
Myrtle Verne - seated next to John Daly - Secretary to Dorothy Kilgallen
Mary Barber - standing on the viewer's left side of the screen - Secretary to Bennett Cerf

Game 2: Mr. Robin Roberts (9/30/1926 - 5/6/2010) - "President of Frozen Shrimp Company" (self-employed; he is the President of the Gold King Seafood Company; he is also the pitcher of the Philadelphia Phillies baseball team; "most of the time" from Philadelphia, PA; he won $50 when John called the game on the basis of time)

Game 3: Robert Montgomery (5/21/1904 - 9/27/1981) (as Mystery Guest; Bennett Cerf guessed his identity at $25. John flipped the cards to $50 which implied that a donation would be made to the National Nephrosis Foundation. John explained that Mr. Montgomery was very active in this charity organization which was gearing up for a big campaign in March 1957. Mr. Montgomery stated that he could be contacted at 140 W. 58th Street, NY, NY, should anyone wish to donate time or money to this organization which combats kidney disease.)

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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)

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