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Brains and Brawn
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Two teams, each made up of an expert in a field and a professional athlete, competed with mind and body for cash prizes. The "brains" would answer trivia questions in their field, while the "brawn" would compete in an athletic event. The winning team took home $30,000 while the losing team won a Studebaker.

Brains and Brawn Premiered:

September, 1958

Hosts:

Fred Davis

Jack Lescoulie

Announcer:

Bill Wendell

Celebrity Contestants Included:

Gypsy Rose Lee

Willie Mays

 

 

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 1950s Game Shows

 
     
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