Reality/Game Show
Feb. 02, 1950
30 min.
CBS TV Network

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What's My Line? (1950)

A panel of four celebrities tried to guess the occupation of the guest by asking a series of yes or no questions. The guest got $5 for each "no" answer. Panelists were blindfolded for the weekly mystery guest who was a celebrity. Some famous folks who dropped by: Warren Beartty, James Cagney, Bette Davis, Ty Cobb,Walt Disney, Ronald Reagan, Alfred Hitchock and Elizabeth Taylor.

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  • The first show to be telecast in color, albeit for one time only. Regular color production would not occur until the 1966-1967 season.
  • Arlene wore an eye patch again this week. She had scratched her left eye the previous week right before airtime. This week, her black eye patch sported a CBS ''eye'' logo!
  • The kinescope of this show has been lost to history.
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