A comprehensive history of the
Bold Venture series
Bold Venture was a syndicated radio series starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall that aired from 1951 to 1952. Salty seadog Slate Shannon (Bogart) owns a Cuban hotel sheltering an assortment of treasure hunters, revolutionaries and other shady characters. With his sidekick and ward, the sultry Sailor Duval (Bacall), tagging along, he encounters modern-day pirates and other tough situations while navigating the waters around Havana. Aboard his boat, the Bold Venture, Slate and Sailor experience "adventure, intrigue, mystery and romance in the sultry settings of tropical Havana and the mysterious islands of the Caribbean." Heard on 423 stations, the 30-minute series earned $4000 weekly for Bogart and Bacall.

Suicide or Murder

Sailor's Dead Husband


Slate's Stolen Identity Legacy of Death
With Friends Like These Haven's Venezuelan Isle

Robbed By Joe Ralston


Spectre of El
Ruthie Ryan's Father

Man From Sumatra


The One That Got Away Isle Of Pines

Joe The Laughing Sailor


Revenge = Murder x 2 Comeback Can Kill You

Four Invitations To Death


A Dead Girl's Clothes Carlos and Juan Story

Paul Brewer Story


Tappard Of


Voodoo Vendetta

Cruise To Batobano


Dead Men Don't Leave Prints

Death Of Rudy Keijon

The Bold Venture Is



The Marino
Victory Marino


Lonely Hearts Inc.

Row At The Cannery


A Camillia For El Dobbin Slate Gets The Hook

Murder In The Yucatan


Shannon's A Sucker Black Tie Affair

Phyllis Calvert Murders


Slate's Old Flame


Terminal Key

The Ghost Ship Sunken Spanish Gold

Search For Tommy Reed


Vendetta Paradise


Twelve Year Promise Chaney Wedding

Mystery Of  The Mary K


Russian Roulette


Sailor Is Framed

Fake American Passports


That Gun Will
Kill You


Atomic Espionage

Murder Is No Joke


Spanish Gold A Bullet For Shannon
Six Crates Of Apples Kwan Yen Statue Deadly Merchandise
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