Mar 26, 2012
Take It or Leave It was a quiz show that doubled the prize with each correct answer. First you won a dollar, then two, then four, and on up to the top prize of $64.00.
When the show went to television, it worked the same way, but
the top prize was a thousand times more - hence the show name, The
The radio show was on the air from 1940 to 1952, and over the years it had several well-known hosts, including Phil Baker, Eddie Cantor, Garry Moore, and Jack Paar.
This episode, which first aired on November 8, 1942, featured special guest Jack Benny.