The Paul Brewer Story (Aired December 24, 1951)
One can only imagine the number of Ad agencies, networks, sponsors, and syndicators that lined up month after month to pitch a Radio project to Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. That's undoubtedly a story in itself. What the Bogarts finally settled on has become something of a cult favorite in the world of Golden Age Radio. And they settled on a gem--for both its day and for generations of Golden Age Radio fans to come. The concept of Bold Venture had to have piqued the Bogarts' interest from the first pitch. Having already bought their beloved Santana schooner from Dick Powell and June Allyson, they'd become one of America's leading seafaring families within just a couple of years. Show Notes From The Digital Deli.
December 24, 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, "Esc