"Tivo-ifies the web" Paul Kedrosky

Frank Lloyd Wright Game Show Appearance

A game show featuring Stalin would be a suitably absurd comedy sketch, yet it’s not far from the truth.

What’s my Line is a perfect American, Post Modern, TV masterpiece. A piece of cheap, light entertainment that featured several of the most important people of the 20th Century in the context of a game show. People that later ruled countries (Ford, Carter, Reagan), appear in museums (Dali), created the museums themselves (Frank Lloyd Wright) or became cultural icons (Walt Disney) were all ‘What’s my Line’ contestants.

If the chalkboard where people wrote their names were preserved, it would be a museum piece.

I’ll embed more that I can find in the comment’s (feel free to do so too). In the mean time, for you enjoyment, here is America’s most famous architect in history playing What’s my Line.


19 comments on “Frank Lloyd Wright Game Show Appearance

  1. divadwg says:

    [youtube p5D6RnMbfHI http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5D6RnMbfHI youtube] Ronald Reagan.

  2. divadwg says:

    [youtube YX0wmS3gV0I http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YX0wmS3gV0I youtube] Eleanor Roosevelt

  3. divadwg says:

    [youtube qWey8dVXG7c http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWey8dVXG7c youtube] Gerald Ford

  4. divadwg says:

    [youtube iXT2E9Ccc8A http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXT2E9Ccc8A youtube] Salvador Dali

  5. divadwg says:

    [youtube Of7_K1e_x3Y http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Of7_K1e_x3Y youtube] Walt Disney

  6. divadwg says:

    [youtube MYTIMCmemA8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYTIMCmemA8 youtube] Joe DiMaggio

  7. divadwg says:

    [youtube 07oJz5qKxFk http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07oJz5qKxFk youtube] Yves Saint Laurent

  8. divadwg says:

    [youtube bwykRTPJwoI http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwykRTPJwoI youtube] Jimmy Carter

  9. divadwg says:

    [youtube ll1hMym3aMs http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ll1hMym3aMs youtube] The head of the Secret Service

  10. divadwg says:

    [youtube 16e1msktmI4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16e1msktmI4 youtube] Rodgers and Hammerstein

  11. divadwg says:

    [youtube AK4eff3EhOg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AK4eff3EhOg youtube] Noel Coward

  12. divadwg says:

    [youtube AK4eff3EhOg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AK4eff3EhOg youtube] Noel Coward

  13. Jonathan says:

    [youtube kJHUres_2xU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJHUres_2xU youtube] In the club, or not.

  14. hntrnyc says:

    Hey thanks for this link, I watched this show faithfully as a kid.

  15. Dan Westlake says:
  16. Dan Westlake says:

    The above featuring John Cage was flagged up to me by Matthieu Laurette.

    Dan Westlake

  17. Dan Westlake says:

    [youtube 7KKE0f1FGiw&eurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Evideosift%2Ecom%2Fvideo%2FJohn%2DCage%2Dperforms%2DWater%2DWalk%2Don%2DWhats%2DMy%2DLine&feature=player_embedded http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KKE0f1FGiw&eu… youtube]

  18. svengali says:

    Also worth a mention: Monty Python's legendary Communist Quiz featuring Marx, Lenin, Guevara and Mao.

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