Tag - What’s My Line?

Amazing Transparent Man

32 Days of Halloween X, Day 6: The Amazing...

Day 6 of 32 Days of Halloween is upon us. Soon, we shall confront The Amazing Transparent Man.  But before then…it’s time for a Peter Lorre twofer. First up, a bit from the Disneyland TV show where Walt Disney introduces Kirk...

Mike Stoller, Elvis Presley and Jerry Leiber

In Memory of Jerry Leiber

We’ve lost Jerry Leiber. Rob or Tuffley will be able to more extensively run you through why this is important and you should know it. But Leiber is one of those people whose work you know even if you don’t know you know it. Any...

Hey Colonel, Nice Checks You Got There

This is a bit from the show I’ve Got a Secret from 1964 featuring Colonel Sanders. Now, say what you want about the quality of food one can get from KFC these days, but I think this is a pretty cool story. Please note: the buzz on this...

Triple Dose of Zappa

Frank Zappa is a musician/composer I seem to appreciate more and more as time goes on. In fact, below the break I’ll include the first time I actually heard his work–and it wasn’t even him. Oh sure, I had heard “Dirty...

Walt Disney is the Mystery Guest

Mr. Walt Disney is the mystery guest on What’s My Line? from the November 11, 1956 episode according to the original poster. Which means that the Mickey Mouse Club was a year old and Lady and the Tramp had come out the year before...

Sammy Davis Jr.

Sammy Davis Jr. on What’s My Line

Sammy Davis Jr. in a 1955 appearance on What’s My Line? If you’re wondering about the eyepatch, this is apparently shortly after the car accident that cost him his eye (as made evident later in the clip). Later appearances he...

The Mystery Guest is Bozo, Twice

Remember how I was saying before how I wished we had the entire What’s My Line? bit where actor Gordon Ramsey came on as Bozo and then later in the show came on as himself out of makeup? Leave it to Classic Television Showbiz to...