Bold Venture

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of April 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


104829. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #22. ZIV Syndication. "The Ghost Ship". Commercials added locally. Shannon and Sailor come upon "The Golden Swan," a beautiful ship with nobody on her. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Bill Bouchey (doubles), Gerald Mohr (doubles), Nestor Paiva, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 26:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

104830. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #23. ZIV Syndication. "Slate's Old Flame". Commercials added locally. Jinny, Slate's old girlfriend is leaving her wealthy husband. Jinny plans to have Shannon kill the husband and re-kindle their own romance. Slate Shannon tells Sailor that their romance is over. She gets a job as a singer in a bar and Bacall sings, "Don't Sing Those Sad Songs To Me" (and is pretty good). Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Alan Reed(doubles), Tony Barrett (doubles), Jester Hairston, Nestor Paiva, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 26:04. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

104841. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #36. ZIV Syndication. "Dead Men Leave No Prints". Commercials added locally. Paolo is a former crook who has gone straight is accused of a jewel robbery by a nasty insurance investigator. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Jester Hairston, William Conrad, Nestor Paiva, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 26:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

104839. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #34. ZIV Syndication. "The Bold Venture Is Stolen". Commercials added locally. Two bad guys steal Slate's ship and use it to rob the Tomasino Refining Compny. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Ben Welden, Jester Hairston, Nestor Paiva, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 26:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

104840. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #35. ZIV Syndication. "The Bold Venture...By Da Vinci!". Commercials added locally. A dishonest artist steals a painting by Da Vinci, paints a picture of the "Bold Venture" and gives it to Shannon to hang on the wall of his office. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Jester Hairston, Nestor Paiva, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 26:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

104838. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #33. ZIV Syndication. "The 'Marino Victory' Mutiny". Commercials added locally. While Slate and Sailor are out fishing, they rescue two castaways who turn out to be killers and mutineers. Jester Hairston sounds remarkably inept while delivering a straight line. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Tony Barrett, Jester Hairston, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 26:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

104835. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #30. ZIV Syndication. "A Camelia For El Dobbin". Commercials added locally. A paper flower at a fiesta is worth fighting for. There's a stolen "stone" inside. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Jackson Beck, Jester Hairston, Nestor Paiva, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 26:41. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

104836. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #31. ZIV Syndication. "A Row At The Cannery". Commercials added locally. Who has deposited $1000 into Shannon's bank account? The catch is that Shannon expected to bring the son of a wanted man into Havana. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Peter Leeds, Sheldon Leonard (doubles), Tony Barrett, Jester Hairston, Nestor Paiva, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 26:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

104837. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #32. ZIV Syndication. "Darby and Joan Lonely Hearts, Inc.. Commercials added locally. A lonely widow proposes to Slate Shannon. Mrs. Baker got his name and picture from a crooked lonely hearts operation. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor), Betty Lou Gerson, Nestor Paiva, Jester Hairston. 26:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

104834. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #29. ZIV Syndication. "Slate Gets The Hook". Commercials added locally. Wealthy Mr. Anderson has disappeared in Havana, with $2000 in his pocket. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Lee Patrick, Ted de Corsia, Jester Hairston, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 26:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

104831. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #24. ZIV Syndication. "The Terminal Key". Commercials added locally. A dumbsounding jockey gives Slate the key to a locker at the bus station. Inside, there's a $100,000 in stolen money. Don't miss the finale...it's a shoot-out in a shooting gallery. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Tony Barrett, Jester Hairston, Nestor Paiva, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 26:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

104832. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #27. ZIV Syndication. "Murder In The Yucatan". Commercials added locally. Max Raimie sends Shannon and Sailor to find his missing wife, even though she's been murdered by Max. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Jester Hairston, Tony Barrett, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 26:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

104833. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #28. ZIV Syndication. "Slate Shannon, Sucker". Commercials added locally. Two card-sharks are just off a cruise ship with a detective in hot pursuit. The badguys plans to take advantage of Shannon to get out of Havana. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 26:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

104821. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #7. ZIV Syndication. "Atomic Espionage On San Tomas". Commercials added locally. Sailor is hired to "show an ankle" and catch a spy. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Barton Yarborough, Jester Hairston, Peter Leeds, Nestor Paiva, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 26:38. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

104822. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #8. ZIV Syndication. "That Gun Will Kill You". Commercials added locally. Shannon is summoned by a phony picture postcard. Mr. and Mrs. Palmer aren't the wealthy tourists they seem to be. They're killers and have Sam Mexton as the target. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Jester Hairston, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 26:58. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

104823. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #9. ZIV Syndication. "Fake American Passports". Commercials added locally. A printer named Sanchez has been beaten up. Slate and Sailor solve a case of counterfeit passports. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Jester Hairston, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 26:40. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

104824. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #10. ZIV Syndication. "Sailor Is Framed For Murder". Commercials added locally. Mr. Cloaky offers Shannon and Sailor $25,000 in cash for their hotel and the boat. Mr. Cloaky is promptly knifed to death and guess who's blamed for the crime. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Jester Hairston, Tony Barrett (doubles), Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 26:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

104825. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #13. ZIV Syndication. "We Want Cary Martin". Commercials added locally. An old friend of Sailor's named Cary flies into Cuba with a $500,000 payroll. But he's shot down by two robbers, who promptly crash themselves! Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 26:31. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

104826. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #14. ZIV Syndication. "Sailor Is Framed For Treason and Murder". Commercials added locally. A pair of spies have picked a patsy...and it's Sailor. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Jester Hairston, Nestor Paiva, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 26:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

104827. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #15. ZIV Syndication. "Russian Roulette". Commercials added locally. A young woman named Judith Harper wanders into Shannon's Place during a storm...and she has a gun! Judith is the heiress to a sugar fortune. She has two bad guys out to kill her. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Joe DeSantis, Junius Matthews, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 24:54. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

104828. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #21. ZIV Syndication. "Sunken Spanish Gold". Commercials added locally. An expedition to recover sunken treasure, only 20 fathoms down. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Jester Hairston, Tony Barrett, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 26:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

63152. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #16. ZIV Syndication. "Mystery Of The Mary K". Commercials added locally. Slate Shannon and Sailor find four men in a drifting boat...machine gunned to death. They are in a lifeboat from the "Mary Kay," a ship missing for a year! This program may be Ziv #57. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Jester Hairston, David Rose (composer, conductor), Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Tony Barrett. 26:04. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

63151. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #6. ZIV Syndication. "Shannon Framed For Murder". Commercials added locally. Franny Lane, a comic's partner, has been murdered. Slate Shannon is framed for the killing. The story is also known as, "He Who Laughs Last." Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Jester Hairston, David Rose (composer, conductor), Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Nestor Paiva. 27:36. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

61351. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #38. ZIV Syndication. "Bring Me The Body Of Slate Shannon". Commercials added locally. A southerner hires Slate and Sailor to take his client off a freighter (the "S.S. Paloma," didn't that ship burn in "The Maltese Falcon?"). Slate is shanghaied, his identification papers are taken and is almost arrested as being Louis Gaspar. The story is also known as, "Slate's Stolen Identity" as has been identified as program #69. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Barton Yarborough, Jester Hairston (singing transitions), David Rose (composer, conductor), Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Ken Christy, Tony Barrett, Nestor Paiva. 26:39. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

61226. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #11. ZIV Syndication. "The Blue Moon". Commercials added locally. Mr. Cameron asks Slate Shannon to free his daughter from the clutches of Norton and his gambling ship, "The Blue Moon." Jester Hairston (singing transitions), Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, David Rose (composer, conductor), William Conrad, Herb Vigran, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer). 27:10. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

61225. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #12. ZIV Syndication. "The Tears Of Siva". Commercials added locally. "The Tears Of Siva" are stolen from a friend of Slate's named Joe Bishop. The star sapphires are phonies! Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, David Rose (composer, conductor), William Conrad, Gerald Mohr, Jester Hairston, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer). 27:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

16987. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #17. ZIV Syndication. "A Death At The Wedding". Commercials added locally. A man is poisoned in Shannon's Place, a private detective is killed on the beach. A pair of newlyweds are not as innocent as they seem. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Jester Hairston, David Rose (composer, conductor), Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Nestor Paiva. 27:18. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

16988. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #18. ZIV Syndication. "A Twelve-Year-Old Promise". Commercials added locally. Shannon has inherited half an oil field from a man he hasn't seen in twelve years. This program might be program #35. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Jester Hairston, David Rose (composer, conductor), Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Jackson Beck, Tony Barrett. 28:03. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

11045. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #3. ZIV Syndication. "Forged Bill Of Lading". Commercials added locally. Two tough opium smugglers are up against a young girl, until Slate evens the odds. David Rose (composer, conductor), Humphrey Bogart, Jester Hairston, Lauren Bacall, William Conrad, Tony Barrett, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Jester Hairston. 26:44. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

11046. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #4. ZIV Syndication. "A Bullet For Shannon". Commercials added locally. Tough Johnny Rice gets what he wants, including the death of Slate Shannon! Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Howard McNear, Nestor Paiva, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

7374. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #19. ZIV Syndication. "The Seach For Tommy Reed". Commercials added locally. Possibly program #20. A murderess searching for Tommy Reed traps Slate and Sailor. She uses poisoned darts and voodoo while Sailor slowly dies. The story is also known as, "A Voodoo Vendetta In Paradise." Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, David Rose (composer, conductor), Jester Hairston, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Betty Lou Gerson. 26:31. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

7375. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #41. ZIV Syndication. "Crazy Old Carlo". Commercials added locally. Carlo Ruiz is giving away his money because his brother Juan is going to kill him. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, David Rose (composer, conductor), Jester Hairston, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer). 25:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

6003. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #26. ZIV Syndication. "A Black Tie Affair". Commercials added locally. A safe combination in the pocket of a rented tuxedo leads Slate and Sailor on another adventure. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, David Rose (composer, conductor), Jester Hairston, Nestor Paiva, Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Henry Hayward (director). 26:59. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

6001. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #5. ZIV Syndication. "Spanish Gold". Sponsored by: Pontiac. Sailor and Shannon go on a treasure hunt for Spanish gold with some unsavory companions. The story is also known as, "Treasure On Flamingo Cay." Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Barton Yarborough, David Rose (composer, conductor), Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Tony Barrett, Betty Lou Gerson. 28:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6002. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #25. ZIV Syndication. "The Phyllis Calvert Murders". Commercials added locally. Shannon pulls a dead woman named Phyllis Calvert out of the bay and discovers a triple murderer. The story is also known as, "Out Of Control" David Rose (composer, conductor), Jester Hairston (calypso transitions), Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Henry Hayward (director). 27:36. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

2236. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #39. ZIV Syndication. "The Tabard Of Pizarro". Commercials added locally. David Rose (composer, conductor), Jester Hairston, Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Nestor Paiva. 27:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

2237. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #40. ZIV Syndication. "The Paul Brewer Story". Commercials added locally. Shannon is asked to help return Paul Brewer, an escaped murderer, to jail. The story is also known as, "Escape From Guantanamo." David Rose (composer, conductor), Humphrey Bogart, Jester Hairston, Lauren Bacall, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Nestor Paiva. 27:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

2235. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #37. ZIV Syndication. "A Cruise To Batabano". Commercials added locally. A shipment of silk causes two murders and involves Slate Shannon and Sailor in intrigue when they're hired to deliver a yacht to Batabano and deliver a letter to Emilio Lopez. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Barton Yarborough, David Rose (composer, conductor), Jester Hairston, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer). 27:12. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

838. Bold Venture. 1951. Program #2. ZIV Syndication. "The Kuan Yin Statue". Commercials added locally. A beautiful Chinese girl is killed to get an idol she has smuggled into Havana. Transitions and plot summaries are sung by a calypso singer named "King Moses" (portrayed by Jester Hairston). Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, David Rose (composer, conductor), Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Shirley Mitchell, Junius Matthews, Joseph Du Val, Jester Hairston. 27:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

837. Bold Venture. March 26, 1951. Program #1. ZIV Syndication. "Deadly Merchandise". Commercials added locally. Bogart plays Slate Shannon who owns a hotel in Havana and gets involved in intrigue with his beautiful sidekick "Sailor." Shannon and Sailor get involved with a shipment of arms for a planned revolution. But Shannon never picked up the "merchandise" in Key West, and two murders follow because he doesn't have the guns. The characters in this series are based on those in, "To Have and Have Not," which featured both Bogart and Bacall. The plot of this episode is based on the story of the film. The date above is noted as the first known broadcast of the first episode, but that is subject to correction. The title of the story is also subject to correction. These programs were heard on over 500 stations and were broadcast is no particular sequence at no particular time. Therefore no particular dates are assigned after program #1. David Rose (composer, conductor), Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Henry Hayward (director), Jay Novello (doubles), Tony Barrett, Eve McVeagh, Betty Lou Gerson, Peter Leeds, Jester Hairston. 25:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

104846. Bold Venture. 1952. Program #46. ZIV Syndication. "Joe Norman, The Laughing Sailor". Commercials added locally. A sailor named Joe thinks it's very funny that the newspaper says he was killed four days ago. Joe's wife and her boyfriend are behind the plot. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Jester Hairston, Ted de Corsia, Tony Barrett, Nestor Paiva, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 26:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

104847. Bold Venture. 1952. Program #51. ZIV Syndication. "The Spectre Of El Indio". Commercials added locally. A man is found dying in a truck filled with nitric acid. His final words are, "El Indio." Plans are being made for El Indio to return from the dead...and take over Havana! Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Jester Hairston, Nestor Paiva, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 26:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

104848. Bold Venture. 1952. Program #52. ZIV Syndication. "Deadly Diamonds". Commercials added locally. A new desk clerk at Shannon's place has plans to smuggle diamonds. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Olan Soule, Nestor Paiva, Jester Hairston, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 27:00. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

104849. Bold Venture. 1952. Program #56. ZIV Syndication. "Sailor Is A Wealthy Widow". Commercials added locally. Freddie Ney walks into Shannon's place and announces that Sailor is his wife. He's promptly shot and killed. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Nestor Paiva, Jester Hairston, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 26:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

104850. Bold Venture. 1952. Program #60. ZIV Syndication. "Senor Rufio's Legacy Of Death". Commercials added locally. Senor Rufio rents a room at Shannon's place to "atone for his sins." Senor Rufio is soon found on a beach...kicked to death. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Nestor Paiva, Jester Hairston, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 25:59. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

104851. Bold Venture. 1952. Program #53. ZIV Syndication. "Revenge Is Sweet". Commercials added locally. Joe Ralston spends a pleasant night at Shannon's Place, then pulls a gun and robs the safe. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Ted de Corsia, Nestor Paiva, Jester Hairston, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 26:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

104842. Bold Venture. 1952. Program #43. ZIV Syndication. "Four Invitations To Death". Commercials added locally. A wealthy fat man collapses in Shannon's Place, Shannon receives a threat of death. Two men have been killed, there are two more to go. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Tony Barrett, Jester Hairston, Nestor Paiva, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (witer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 26:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

104843. Bold Venture. 1952. Program #42. ZIV Syndication. "A Dead Girl's Clothes". Commercials added locally. Slate and Sailor travel to Ciudad Trujillo to try to prove Raul Murado not guilty of murder. He's scheduled to be executed tomorrow. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Olan Soule, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 26:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

104844. Bold Venture. 1952. Program #44. ZIV Syndication. "A Comeback Can Kill You". Commercials added locally. A ham actor want to hire Shannon to help him make a comeback in motion pictures. Plans are being made to end his career, and his life. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Jester Hairston, Paul Frees, Fritz Feld, Gerald Mohr, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 26:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

104845. Bold Venture. 1952. Program #45. ZIV Syndication. "Revenge Equals Murder...Times Two". Commercials added locally. Velma Bradford is found wandering on the beach in a dazed condition. She has a blood-stained knife in her purse and her husband dead on his bed Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Betty Lou Gerson (doubles), Nestor Paiva, Jester Hairston, Tony Barrett, Gerald Mohr, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), David Rose (composer, conductor). 26:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

93963. Bold Venture. 1952. Program #48. ZIV Syndication. "Engaged...In Murder". Commercials added locally. Matt Jeffrey dies while fishing on the "Bold Venture." Slade and Sailor are accused of the crime. The story is also known as, "The One That Got Away." Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, David Rose (composer, conductor), Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Nestor Paiva. 26:44. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

90450. Bold Venture. 1952. Program #55. ZIV Syndication. "With Friends Like These". Commercials added locally. Slate's friend Rudy Keijon was killed five years ago in New Orleans. However, Rudy is alive and well and in Havana...tied up by a beautiful woman. Slate is held at gunpoint. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Jester Hairston, David Rose (composer, conductor), Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Sheldon Leonard, Peter Leeds, Nestor Paiva. 26:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

62735. Bold Venture. 1952. Program #49. ZIV Syndication. "Welcome To Civilization...Deadman". Commercials added locally. George Carson has returned to civilization from Sumatra, and is promptly stabbed to death. A mountain of gold and a seven-foot native determined to kill Slate Shannon adds to the excitement. The story is also known as, "Man From Sumatra." Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Jester Hairston (as "King Moses"), David Rose (composer, conductor), Nestor Paiva, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer). 26:19. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

61352. Bold Venture. 1952. Program #47. ZIV Syndication. "Dentist's Gold". Commercials added locally. Rhoda Gonzalez has hired the "Bold Venture" to take her to the Isle Of Pines for "a last fling." While she is dying, Detective Marco is found dead with a lump of gold in his hand! A clever plot! The story is also known as, "I'm Going To Die." Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Jester Hairston (singing transitions), David Rose (composer, conductor), Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Nestor Paiva. 26:45. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

42454. Bold Venture. 1952. Program #50. ZIV Syndication. "Joe Ryan's Final K.O.". Commercials added locally. Joe Ryan and his eleven-year-old daughter Ruthie check into Shannon's Place. Joe is murdered by a late-night visitor, leaving Ruthie under the care of Slate and Sailor. David Rose (composer, conductor), Humphrey Bogart, Jester Hairston, Lauren Bacall, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Nestor Paiva. 26:16. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

40202. Bold Venture. 1952. Program #54. ZIV Syndication. "The Runaway Wife". Commercials added locally. Shortly after a couple check into Shannon's Place, her husband arrives and a corpse shows up soon after. The story is also known as, "Haven's Venzuelan Isle." Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, David Rose (composer, conductor), Jester Hairston, Henry Hayward (director), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Nestor Paiva. 26:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

Report contains 56 programs.