Jack Paar's guests are Peter Lorre, Les Paul & Mary Ford, Leona Anderson and Sir Cedric Hardwicke.
This "Best of Paar" repeat program (next to Jack Paar's last), originally broadcast November 16, 1961, had Ed Reimers announcing and co-hosting.
Jack Paar opening, including his monologue. At the desk Jack humor prevails with many anecdotes observed during his current stay in Hollywood. Jack answers "Blue Card" questions from the the audience, including his opinion of Soupy Sales...who will replace Jack when he leaves the show?...what makes Jack so loveable.
Mystery guest is Maurice Bishop, brother of Joey Bishop. Jack states his great admiration for Joey.
Les Paul & Mary Ford play "Tiger Rag."
Guest Peter Lorre in one of his last talk show appearances before passing away March 23, 1964 at age 59, discusses a myriad of subjects including Frank Sinatra and Humphrey Bogart, the film "Beat The Devil," and his current film just wrapping, "Tales of Terror," and working on "Five Weeks In a Balloon."
Lorre discusses briefly his beginnings in film and typecasting, in the motion picture "M." Paar remarks that his daughter Randy watches specific films dozens of times intentionally because she knows how they end.
Leona Anderson sings (dreadfully) "I Love Paris" and when concluded Paar tells her "You were never worse!"
Orchestra leader Jose Melies joins the panel and shares his own personal background with some funny anecdotes going back to WW2 when he first met Jack Paar.
Sir Cedrick Hardwicke reminisces with stories about working withy Sir Ralph Richardson, and praising his good friend of many years, Peter Lorre.Hardwick also has anecdotes to share with Paar about his acting career and relationship with Stanley Holloway. He talks about his own biography which include stories about working with Bernard Shaw and Gertrude Berg, and new talent in the UK, Peter Sellers. Paar also has a funny personal story to tell about Sellers.