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Bogart, Bacall Sign For New Radio Series

The Deseret News – Jan 9, 1951 Bogart, Bacall Sign For New Radio Series Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, in private life Mr. and Mrs., have been signed to co-star in a new radio adventure series, “ Bold Venture .” The Bogarts’ contract is for 52 half-hour programs, with options up to five years. Production costs for each half hour show, which in addition to the stars will feature original background music by David Rose and orchestra, will be approximately $ 12,000. The Bogarts who, in addition to their minimum fee, will receive a royalty on sales, are expected to realize $5000 a week from the show during the first year. National release date for the program has been set at March 26. In the show itself, already being taped in Hollywood studios, Bogart and Bacall do not play Mr. and Mrs. roles. He owns an inn and an all-purpose boat named “ Bold Venture ” which she is his ward and love interest. Each half-hour episode is a complete story in itself.