Peter VanSeetin plays, with the Merrmacks singing, Baby Me. Fred and the cast: Harry Vonzel, Portland Hoffa, and Peter VanSeetin talk about quiz shows in comparrison to Fred’s own show.
Fred brings back his Ipana News Reels, but gets off to a start of flubbed lines. Topics include a recent erthquake near Boston, and how it affected farmers, housewives, scientists, and Campfire Girls. Winnie Murray sings, Man with the Mandolin.
Peter VanSeetin plays, Wo Bist Du Esta. Or something that sounds like that. Fred convenes a round table of audience panelists. A New York Lawyer, a Bronx secretary in the Empire State Building, and Mr Potts who was on the show last week as well. After the introductions, and adlib conversation Fred brings up his question of the week. This year Thanksgiving has been moved ahead a week, does our panel agree or not? The Merrymacks sing, We’re Off to See the Wizard.
Station break. Fred offers an adlib and slightly flubbed intro. Billy Rose is interviewed by Fred about his Broadway productions, and colorful career. Billy is a Broadway producer who worked with Jimmy Durante, and produced various musical spectaculars. His current feat deals with using millions of gallons in an on stage aquacade. What’s up next for Billy Rose? Listen and he’ll tell you. Winnie Murray sings, What’s New.
The Mighty Allen Art Players perform another Western play, Prairie Predicament. Fred plays a cross eyed gunslinger with deadly aim. Minirva Pious is his bride who he is settling down with on the old homestead. Will the cross eyeed shooter be lured away to join the Old West Show? Maybe he can earn some needed cash playing poker? The sheriff comes knocking on the door with murder charges. This just might put a damper on Swivel Eye Allen to make his mortgage payment. The big poker game kicks off with all cards and weapons on the table. How will things end up? Will the mortgage be paid? What about that murder charge? You know what to do, listen in to see how Fred wins this one.
Note: If I’m not mistaken, Billy Rose (William Rose) is credited as the producer of the 1963 film, It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad,Mad, World.