If it’s not obvious already, the pressure to post almost every day has me looking at the calendar for inspiration. There are many times I am surprised, like now when I realize I am just as old as I’ve Got A Secret. Certainly, I would have guessed before today, it is ancient. No, it’s just me that’s ancient because I remember watching this show for years and years. Nostalgia ain’t what it used to be.
Here are some magic moments from I’ve Got A Secret, some new to me, some not:
We owe it all to this man, without whom none of this would have been possible:
An amazing eyewitness to history:
Groucho Marx takes over the show:
Harpo Marx with Johnny Carson on the panel
Soupy Sales, before he was well known. He had just
taken his local Detroit show to a national network.
The unluckiest drummer in the world:
There really was a Col Sanders and here he was before he was world famous:
Here’s a very young Johnny Carson, with his own secret [begins at 3:09 and follows with Part Two:
This is a special find:
I have always loved the comedian George Kirby.
Another comedian I always loved. Jack E. Leonard was,
in my mind, a much funnier insult comic than Don Rickles.