What's My Line?

Season 12 Episode 14


Aired Sunday 10:30 PM Dec 04, 1960 on CBS
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Game 1: Mrs. Freda Rowe - "Registered Nurse (Assigned to New Kennedy Baby)" (salaried; she works at Georgetown Hospital and is one of three nurses on a 24-hour continuous watch of the new presidential baby; from Falls Church, Virginia)

Game 2: Mr. Gene Beene - "Does "Human Bomb" Act (Blows Self Up With Dynamite)" (self-employed; he performs inside a 3' x 3' x 6' plywood box with 2 to 5 sticks of dynamite; we are told that before the explosion, he empties the air from his lungs; from Chattanooga, TN; on WML EPISODE #620 on July 1, 1962, Gene Beene's name is again mentioned when Dolores Carroll is a guest. Gene Beene taught her how to become a "Human Bomb" also, and he travels with her show. Gene also makes a future 1968 appearance on the syndicated WML, see notes below.)

Game 3: Nancy Kwan (b. 5/19/1939) (as Mystery Guest) (She signs her name in both Chinese characters and English) "Star of 'Suzie Wong'"

Game 4: Mr. John R. Ball - "Wig Maker" (self-employed; his company is John of 5th Avenue and he told the audience, "we call them hairpieces"; from Manhattan, New York, NY) . .moreless

Who was the Episode MVP ?

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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