Today’s Match Game Contestant Is… John Levinson!

Says John: “I’m a professional golfer, and I also teach and play bridge and backgammon. My handicap right now I think is “Johnny Miller.” I was on the tour for three years and I had to drop off. I had an operation on my hand this summer in Los Angeles and I’m going to start playing again this summer.”

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Today’s Match Game Contestant is… Maggie Dewitt!

Says Maggie: “I’m originally from Phoenix, Arizona and now I live in beautiful Santa Barbara!  I’m a cashier clerk.  And

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Match Game ’79 – with Director Commentary (Sorta)

The recording below was reportedly made by Ray Angona, who was Technical Director on Match Game during its heydey 1970s run. During the taping of this show, Angona was in the control room, next to the show’s director, Marc Breslow, fingers at the ready to click whichever button would bring up the specific camera Breslow called for at any moment. (“Ready one… take one!”).  For anyone who’s ever wondered what a television director actually does, this should shed some light on the subject.

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