Allan Funt Candid Camera

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  1. Frank Sanoica

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    On February 3, 1969, Funt, his wife, and his two youngest children boarded Eastern Airlines Flight 7 in Newark, New Jersey with a destination of Miami, Florida. While en route, two men hijacked the plane and demanded passage to Cuba. However, some of the passengers, having spotted Funt, believed the whole thing to be a Candid Camera stunt.[7] Funt repeatedly attempted to persuade his fellow passengers as to the reality of the hijacking, but to no avail. The plane later landed in Cuba, finally convincing the passengers.[4] Funt and others were later released after 11 hours of being held captive.
     
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    Candid Camera was a great TV show at that time.

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    Loved that show
     
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    I was just scrolling through the movies on Amazon Prime and came across Funt's, What Do You Say To A Naked Lady. I took my parents to see that movie when it first came out and my father and I cracked up all over the place. My mother wanted to kill me. She found it all very unfunny, which I thought so odd for she had a terrific Irish sense of humor. That took it a tad too far.
     
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    Remember Fannie Flagg, who was Funt's sidekick on the show? She was always funny.

    She went on to write several novels, which I recommend highly.
     
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