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Ferko String Band 1963 Game Show I’ve Got A Secret. Joe Ferko’s secret was that he lead a Philadelphia Mummers String Band for 50 consecutive years. #TBT


About I’ve Got a Secret
I’ve Got a Secret was a panel game show produced by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman for CBS television. Created by comedy writers Allan Sherman and Howard Merrill, it was a derivative of Goodson-Todman’s own panel show What’s My Line? Instead of celebrity panelists trying to determine a contestant’s occupation, the panel tries to determine a contestant’s “secret”: something that is unusual, amazing, embarrassing, or humorous about that person.

The original version of I’ve Got a Secret premiered on June 19, 1952 and ran until April 3, 1967. This version began broadcasting in black and white and switched to a color format in 1966, by which time virtually all commercial network programs were being shown in color.

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