The $64,000 Question (1956)

The $64,000 Question

Among the most influential of the big-money quiz shows, and the undisputed king of the genre of the 1950s, contestants answer questions in a specific field in an attempt to win $64,000. The American quiz show scandals of the 1950s were a series of revelations that contestants of several popular television quiz shows were secretly given assistance by the show's producers to arrange the outcome of a supposedly fair competition. The $64,000 Question was revealed to be rigged and almost immediately stopped production after Patty Duke, then a child actress who had competed on The $64,000 Challenge (a companion show to The $64,000 Question), testified to having been coached in her answers.
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The $64,000 Challenge (1956)
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