Dorothy Kilgallen, Fred Allen, Arlene Francis and Bennett Cerf are this evening's panelists. Host and moderator, John Daly, greets the panel and asks that they don their blindfolds. Mr. Daly introduces his guests, Mr. Jack Straus, head of Macy's Department store and Mr. Bernard Gimbel, head of the now defunct Gimbel's Department store. Bennett Cerf identifies Mr. Straus, and Dorothy Kilgallen pegs Mr. Gimbel. The Macy's/Gimbel's rivalry was famous, but Mr. Daly, in conversation with the gentlemen, is assured that they seek to make this Christmas season very bright in a spirit of cooperation. Next up, Mr. Russell Chase Harrington of Providence, Rhode Island. He is the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service. Fred Allen identifies him and, though the head of the tax bureau, Mr. Harrington exhibits a great sense of humor. Tonight's mystery celebrity guest is Martha Raye, almost immediately identified by Miss Kilgallen. Chairwoman of the Nephrosis Foundation for Children, Miss Raye ... Written by
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