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Information Please, the popular radio quiz program that played experts for fall guys, was capital, dependable, adult radio fun for more than a decade (1938 ndash; 1952). The fast-cracking experts ndash; John Kieran, omniscient sports columnist for the New York Times; Franklin Pierce Adams, New York Post columnist; Oscar Levant, composer, pianist, gag-stacked Broadwayfarer ndash; were acknowledged by listeners as the most knowing of know-it-alls. Master of Ceremonies Clifton Fadiman was famous for beating the experts to the pun while he picked the questions submitted each week by listeners. Information Please spawned a short-lived series of film shorts (1940-1943), a summer-run television program (1952), at least two card games, and the long-running Information Please Almanac. bull; Documentary on the making of the broadcasts, and background production. bull; Sponsor and Cast contracts are reprinted. bull; Day-by-day information about the 1945 Information Please European Tour. bull; Chapter documenting the history of the 18 RKO Information Please Shorts (1939-1942). bull; Chapter documenting the short-lived 1952 television series. bull; Chapter documenting the radio program's involvement with the Information Please Almanac. bull; A complete episode guide listing each and every radio and television broadcast.