Jerrie Mock, John le Carré, and Joe Piro on "To Tell the Truth" (April 27, 1964)





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Published on Apr 21, 2013

Complete episode of the primetime version of "To Tell the Truth" that originally aired on April 27, 1964, with host Bud Collyer and panelists Tom Poston, Peggy Cass, Orson Bean, and Kitty Carlisle.

Segment #1 features housewife and mother Geraldine "Jerrie" Mock, the first woman to circumnavigate the globe in an airplane.

Segment #2 features writer John le Carré who at the time had recently published "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold". He and the two impostors introduce themselves using the author's real name ("My name is David Cornwell").

Segment #3 features dance instructor "Killer" Joe Piro, credited with introducing the Mambo to the United States and estimated at the time to have taught dancing to half a million pupils including Margot Fonteyn and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. At the end of the segment he performs briefly and demonstrates the chicken-back, the frug, and other steps.


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