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Not to be confused with the 1971 CTV/syndicated game show All About Faces, which had a completely different format.
About Faces
Genre Game show
Created by Ralph Edwards
Presented by Ben Alexander
Narrated by Tom Kennedy
Country of origin  United States
Production
Running time 30 Minutes
Broadcast
Original channel ABC
Original run January 4, 1960 – June 30, 1961

About Faces was an American game show that aired from January 4, 1960 to June 30, 1961 that was created by Ralph Edwards. The host was Ben Alexander and the show's announcer was famed game show host Tom Kennedy.[1]

Gameplay

Two contestants were given clues about incidents in their lives. The first contestant to guess the relationship with the opposite person correctly was the winner and won prizes.

There was also a home-participation game called Place The Face, inspired by an earlier Ralph Edwards creation of the same name.

Episode status

The series' status is unknown, but most likely destroyed. Only one episode is known to exist among private collectors, dated March 17, 1960 with Tom Kennedy guest-hosting for Alexander. All copies known to exist of it are missing the last segment.

The UCLA Film and Television Archive lists among its holdings the Premiere with Zsa Zsa Gabor, Red Schoendienst (and family), Fred Haney, and Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan.[2]

The Paley Center for Media lists among its holdings the series pilot, taped May 6, 1959. José Ferrer and Rosemary Clooney are listed as the celebrities.[3]

References

  1. ^ Schwartz, David - The Encyclopedia of TV Game Shows, 1987
  2. ^ UCLA Archive: About Faces
  3. ^ Paley Center: About Faces
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