Judge For Yourself / The Fred Allen Show (game show)

    (NBC Primetime, 1953 - 1954)

    [orig. title: "The Fred Allen Show";

     Popular radio comedian Fred Allen was the first host of
     a panel which included both celebrities and members of 
     the studio audience judging entrants in a talent contest;

     Dennis James was the second host who took over after six
     months; the show was cancelled three months later]

Open Theme: "Mister Allen"

    [Theme title verified from the Ray Clark collection; this
     was the first part of the radio THEME for "Allen's Alley"]

     Composer: Alfred ("Al") Goodman (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: [listed without publisher in the 1978
                      ASCAP Index of Performed Compositions]

     2002 Publisher: [listed without publisher in the 2002
                      ASCAP ACE Repertoire database]

     Composition Date:

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:


Close Theme: "Pretty Polly Polka"

    [Theme credit from the Ray Clark Collection; Milton DeLugg
     was an accordianist who was music director of many early
     game shows and other television series]

     Composers: Milton De Lugg (ASCAP) and
                William ("Willie") Stein (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Frank Music Co. (ASCAP)

     2002 Publisher: Amy Dee Music Corp. (ASCAP)
                        of Los Angeles, CA

     Copyright Date: Jun. 11, 1951; Ep 55 419.
     Renewal   Date: Apr. 20, 1979; RE-26-992.


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