What's My Line?

Season 9 Episode 38


Aired Daily 12:00 AM May 18, 1958 on CBS
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Game 1: Miss Rosalie Perelman - "Demonstrates Mattresses In Store Window" (salaried; she demonstrates the Englander brand of vibrating mattress; from Philadelphia, PA)

Game 2: Colonel Shoshana Gershom - "Head of Israeli Women's Army" (salaried; she is the commander of the women's auxiliary; she is in America on behalf of Israel's 10th anniversary, promoting the State of Israel Bond issue in the United States - these bonds aided Israel in developing its economic infrastructure; born in Russia, currently from Israel)

Game 3: Steve Allen (12/26/1921 - 10/30/2000) (as Mystery Guest) See complete transcript below! He signed in as "Steve Kellogg Allen" but he crossed out "Kellogg" before he wrote "Allen."

Game 4: George Church - "Ballet Dancer" (self-employed; John saw him dance at a party hosted by NY restaurateur Toots Shor in Philadelphia; George originated the role of the gangster "Big Boss" in "Slaughter on Tenth Avenue" which was a ballet number in the 1936-1937 Rodgers & Hart Broadway play "On Your Toes"; he has the broad-shouldered look of a football player; from New York, NY)

MADE IT THIS TIME: The final contestant, George Church, was scheduled to have been a guest on EPISODE #410, but the show ran out of time and he did not appear; Gil Fates described him as a "rough-looking guy" in the handwritten show logs. - Suzanne (2008)

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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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