Radio: Synopsis

For six months Radioman Allen Funt and a concealed microphone have been catching unsuspecting people with their mouths open. The sometimes hilarious results have been broadcast on ABC's Candid Microphone (TIME, Aug. 18)—a program (thus far unsponsored) as fascinating as any other form of eavesdropping.

Last week, in a sidewalk interview with a seven-year-old moviegoer who had just seen The Foxes of Harrow, Funt recorded a minor classic of movie reviewing:

Girl: And then uh—he married this other lady and uh—she had a son and he just married her because he wanted a son and then he loved somebody else.

Funt: Oh.

Girl: I couldn't...

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