CTVA US Adventure - "Bold Venture" (ZIV) (1959-60) starring Dane Clark, Joan Marshall

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Bold Venture (1959-60)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Tom Alger, John King, Rina Fox
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com) / Writers Guild of America (wga)

Ziv Television Programs, Inc
for
First-Run Syndication
Produced
Morton Fine & David Friedkin
US Adventure series 1959-60   39 episodes x 30 min bw
starring
Dane Clark as Slate Shannon
Joan Marshall as Sailor Duval
Bernie Gozier as King Moses
Slate's Girl Crew:
Joyce Taylor
Barbara Wilson
Narda Onyx
Jerry Bender

Premise:
An adventurer and his pretty young ward live on a hotel boat called
"Bold Venture" in Trinidad.


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Syndicated Program
Listed in Earliest Known Airdate Order

1.01 [--] Bold Venture: possibly - BAREFOOT GODDESS WITH CHEEKS (wga)
ZIV 1958
Starring: Dane Clark (as Slate Shannon) Joan Marshall (as Sailor Duval)
Synopsis 1:
Dane Clark and Joan Marshall are involved in intrigueover a priceless Chinese
figurine. [TA]
(US Synd: 11Feb59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)
(US Synd Repeat: 19Aug59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)
Synopsis 2:
When adventurer Slate Shannon transports a Chinese girl from a tramp steamer
to the Trinidad mainland, a thug suspects that she has given a figurine of
the oriental goddess Kuan Yin to Slate. The thug attacks
Slate, ransacks his boat, kills the girl and kidnaps Sailor. [UK]
(UK synd: 02Feb61 ITV Tyne-Tees, Thur 10:50 pm)

1.02 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
ZIV
Starring: Dane Clark (as Slate Shannon) Joan Marshall (as Sailor Duval)
Synopsis:
Three Brazilian dancers wiggle pearl smuggling into their act.[TA]
featuring Dane Clark as Slate Shannon and Joan Marshall as Sailor Duval.
(US Synd: 18Feb59 WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)
(US Synd Repeat: 26Aug59 WGN-9, Chicago, Wed. 8:30pm)

1.03 [--] Bold Venture: THE MATADOR (wga)
ZIV 1958
Starring: Dane Clark (as Slate Shannon) Joan Marshall (as Sailor Duval)
Synopsis:
Slate Shannon and Sailor Duval find themselves in the middle of a
murder mystery when a dashing Mexican bullfighter dies suddenly. [TA]
(US Synd: 25Feb59 WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)
(US Synd Repeat: 02Sep59 WGN-9, Chicago, Wed. 8:30pm)

1.04 [--] Bold Venture: GAMBLING LADY
Synopsis:
A spinning roulette wheel lures a luscious blonde into danger as
Dane Clark boards a floating gambling casino. [TA]
(US Synd: 11Mar59 WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)
(US Synd Repeat: 16Sep59 WGN-9, Chicago, Wed. 8:30pm)

1.05 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
ZIV
Starring: Dane Clark (as Slate Shannon) Joan Marshall (as Sailor Duval)
Synopsis 1:
Shannon and Sailor come across a bullet riddled lifeboat bearing four dead men. [TA]
(US Synd: 25Mar59 WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)
Synopsis 2:
Slate Shannon must come to grips with an outfit of smugglers who have murdered
four men in a lifeboat. [TA]
(US Synd: 26Dec59 WISC-3, Madison, WI, Sat. 9:30pm)

1.06 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
ZIV
Starring: Dane Clark (as Slate Shannon) Joan Marshall (as Sailor Duval)
Synopsis:
Slate Shannon saves his ward, Sailor Duval, from a frame-up.[TA]
(US Synd: 8Apr59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)
(US Synd Repeat: 14Oct59 on WGN-9, Chicago, Wed. 8:30pm)

1.07 [--] Bold Venture: possibly - THE GUN THAT WOULDN'T QUIT (wga)
ZIV 1958
Starring: Dane Clark (as Slate Shannon)
Synopsis 1:
Two sisters come to Trinidad to murder a blackmailer.
(US Synd: 12Apr59, Columbus Ohio NBC, ABC affiliate WLW-D) [RF]
(US Synd: 29Apr59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm) [TA]
Synopsis 2:
When one sister commits murder, the other sister tries to protect her
by hiring a private detective to get the incriminating murder gun. [TA]
(US Synd: 4Nov59 on WGN-9, Chicago, Wed. 8:30pm)
Synopsis 3:
A detective turned blackmailer is the target of two sisters bent on murder. [TA]
(US Synd: 19Jan60 WISN-12, Milwaukee, WI, Tue. 9:30pm)

1.08 [--] Bold Venture: THE SPONGER (wga)
ZIV
Starring: Dane Clark (as Slate Shannon) Joan Marshall (as Sailor Duval)
Synopsis 1:
Slate Shannon and Sailor Duval meet a sponge fisherman who has turned
killer when they sail into a danger packed port of call. [TA]
(US Synd: 15Apr59 WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)
(US Synd Repeat: 21Oct59 WGN-9, Chicago, Wed. 8:30pm)
Synopsis 2:
A sponge fisherman believed dead creates a situation in which Slate Shannon must fight for his life. [TA]
(US Synd: 17Jan60 WISC-3, Madison, WI, Sat. 9:30pm)

1.09 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
Synopsis:
Shannon acts fast when he receives a note telling him that he is to be killed. [TA]
(US Synd: 22Apr59 WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)
(US Synd Repeat: 28Oct59 WGN-9, Chicago, Wed. 8:30pm)

1.10 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
Synopsis:
Two killers arrive with stolen diamonds. [TA]
(US Synd: 6May59 WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)

1.11 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
Synopsis:
Death goes to a wedding in a chilling suspense drama. [TA]
(US Synd: 13May59 WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)

1.12 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
Synopsis:
A tourist from Iowa goes on a spree in Trinidad. [TA]
(US Synd: 3Jun59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)

1.13 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
Synopsis:
A wounded man seeks refuge in Shannon's Place. [TA]
(US Synd: 10Jun59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)

1.14 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
Synopsis:
A beautiful woman poses as a plantation owner's widow to pocket the inheritance. [TA]
(US Synd: 24Jun59 WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)

1.15 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
Synopsis:
Shannon flouts a visiting prince and in return faces a murder rap. [TA]
(US Synd: 01Jul59 WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)

1.16 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
Synopsis:
A rich man makes a $5,000 gamble with death. [TA]
(US Synd: 08Jul59 WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)

1.17 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
Synopsis:
Slate Shannon matches wits with a vengeful extortionist. [TA]
(US Synd: 15Jul59 WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)

1.18 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
Synopsis:
A Trinidad fisherman makes a strange catch - smuggled morphine. [TA]
(US Synd: 22Jul59 WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)

1.19 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
Synopsis:
Slate Shannon falls into the clutches of a lonely hearts club. [TA]
(US Synd: 29Jul59 WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)

1.20 [--] Bold Venture: THE GLITTERING SKULL OF IRVING TEZCULA (wga)
ZIV 1959
Synopsis:
Shannon baits a trap when an island merchant dies while protecting his
million dollar possession, his jewel covered skull of Tezcula, ancient Aztec emperor. [TA]
(US Synd: 05Aug59 WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)

1.21 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
ZIV
Starring: Dane Clark (as Slate Shannon) Joan Marshall (as Sailor Duval)
Synopsis 1:
Dane Clark and Joan Marshall expose a West Indies gun-running plot which includes murder. [TA]
(US Synd: 12Aug59 WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)
Synopsis 2:
Slate Shannon is commissioned to transfer unidentified cargo from a Caribbean
steamer to Jamaica in his sloop "Bold Venture". He and Sailor witness a murder
before they learn the nature of the mysterious cargo- contraband guns. The
gun-runners plan on forcing Shannon and Sailor to land the guns and then
kill the couple. [UK]
(UK Synd: 26Jan61 ITV Tyne-Tees, Thur 10:50pm)

1.22 [--] Bold Venture: AN OLD FLAME'S FLAME
Synopsis:
A former girl friend of Slate Shannon comes to Trinidad to haunt him - with a murder rap. [TA]
(US Synd: 09Sep59 WGN-9, Chicago, Wed. 8:30pm)

1.23 [--] Bold Venture: BACK FROM THE DEAD
ZIV
Starring: Dane Clark (as Slate Shannon) Joan Marshall (as Sailor Duval)
Synopsis 1:
A painting leads to murder and a blackmail plot.
With Dane Clark and Joan Marshall. [TA]
(US Synd: 23Sep59 WGN-9, Chicago, Wed. 8:30pm)
Synopsis 2:
The portrait of a sea-captain believed dead presents a gruesome picture to
Slate Shannon. He must thwart a blackmailer and overtake a killer. [TA]
(US Synd: 8Dec59 WISN-12, Milwaukee, WI, Tue. 9:30pm)
Synopsis 3:
Sailor buys a painting from an island artist. Alma Ross, an American
in Trinidad, claims the subject of the picture is her ship-captain fiance -
supposedly killed in a steamship explosion. Investigation by Shannon
reveals clues painted into the picture. [UK]
(UK Synd: 09Mar61 ITV Tyne-Tees, Thur 10:50pm)

1.24 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
ZIV
Starring: Dane Clark (as Slate Shannon) Joan Marshall (as Sailor Duval)
Synopsis:
Shannon and Sailor are captured by a gang of smugglers. [TA]
(US Synd: 30Sep59 WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)

1.25 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
Synopsis:
Death writes an obituary for the wrong man. [TA]
(US Synd: 07Oct59 WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)

1.26 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
Synopsis:
Shannon finds himself contending with insurance racketeers when Sailor is
informed that she is the beneficiary of her "dead husband's" $50,000 policy.[TA]
(US Synd: 17Oct59 WISC-3, Madison, WI, Sat. 9:30pm)
Synopsis:
Swindlers entangle Sailor Duval in an insurance scheme. [TA]
(US Synd: 9Dec59 WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)

1.27 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
Synopsis:
A convict just sprung from jail fears that his former partner prefers murder
to sharing the loot. He forces Shannon to impersonate him and test the partner's sense of fair play. [TA]
(US Synd: 20Oct59 WISN-12, Milwaukee, WI, Tue. 9:30pm)

1.28 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
Synopsis 1:
A prisoner of war believes that Shannon was responsible for his capture. [TA]
(US Synd: 31Oct59 on WISC-3, Madison, WI, Sat. 9:30pm)
Synopsis 2:
An ex-prisoner of war comes to Trinidad on a mission of revenge. [TA]
(US Synd: 23Dec59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)

1.29 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
Synopsis:
A notorious crook tricks a woman into believing that she is a murderer. [TA]
(US Synd: 03Nov59 WISN-12, Milwaukee, WI, Tue. 9:30pm)

1.30 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
Synopsis:
Shannon finds a murderous rivalry gripping the partners of an oil well. [TA]
(US Synd: 11Nov59 WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)

1.31 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
Synopsis:
Fake jewels spell trouble for a movie starlet who confesses to the accidental killing of her husband. [TA]
(US Synd: 18Nov59 WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)
(US Synd Repeat: 2Feb61 WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 7:30pm)

1.32 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
Synopsis:
Shannon finds a trail of jealousy and murder when he searches for a man's missing fiancee. [TA]
(US Synd: 25Nov59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)

1.33 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
ZIV
Starring: Dane Clark (as Slate Shannon) Joan Marshall (as Sailor Duval)
Synopsis 1:
Shannon and Sailor are tricked into a partnership with crooks hijacking a helicopter that is carrying a big payroll. [TA]
(US Synd: 5Dec59 WISC-3, Madison, WI, Sat. 9:30pm)
Synopsis 2:
Shannon and Sailor are shanghaied into sailing the Bold Venture to pick up loot when crooks nab a helicopter carrying a payload. [TA]
(US Synd: 27Jan60 WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)

1.34 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
Synopsis:
A thug prods Slate Shannon into walking into a murder setup. [TA]
(US Synd: 16Dec59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)

1.35 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
Synopsis:
Slate Shannon needs a series of valuable maps to clear Sailor of a theft charge. When he gets them, he finds that he has battles of his own. [TA]
(US Synd: 29Dec59 WISN-12, Milwaukee, WI, Tue. 9:30pm)

1.36 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
Synopsis:
An international criminal tries to flee Trinidad. [TA]
(US Synd: 30Dec59 WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)

1.37 [--] Bold Venture: (title not known)
Synopsis:
Dane Clark, as Slate Shannon, comes to grips with a triple murder. [TA]
(US Synd: 06Jan60 WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)

[--] Bold Venture: Feathered Capes 11/14/59 [JK]
[--] Bold Venture: Even Up 5/2/59 [JK]
[--] Bold Venture: The Gift 3/26/60 [JK]
[--] Bold Venture: The Search 4/2/60 [JK]
[--] Bold Venture: Missing Tourist [JK]
[--] Bold Venture: Black Pearl [JK]
[--] Bold Venture: Fast Trip to Venezuela [EP]

[--] Bold Venture: (Unidentified Episode at the British Film Institute BFI)
Ziv Television
Produced & Written Morton Fine & David Friedkin
Directed by William Contrad
Starring: Dane Clark (as Slate Shannon) Joan Marshall (as Sailor Duval)
with: Bernie Gozier (as King Moses)
Guest Cast:
Phillip Pine
Ted De Corsia
Helen Kleeb
Karen Scott
Peter Humphreys
Other Credits:
Production Manager: Joe Wonder
Assistant Director: Bert Glazer
Director of Photography: Curt Fetters
Film Editor: Stanford Tischler
Set Designer: Robert Kinoshita
Set Decorators: Lou Hafley & George Sawley
Costumes: Tommy Thompson
Fashions: Phil Rose
Make-up: George Gray
Audio: Al Lincoln

 
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) (MAMA) or MADAME GEORGE'S HORSE'S HAT (wga) 1958
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) ONLY THE DEAD DIED BRAVELY (wga) 1958
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) THE EWELL DOG (wga) 1958
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) THE NAKED AND THE FAT (wga) 1958
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) THE PROUD & THE WRINKLED (wga) 1958
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) THE RED & THE BLACK (wga) 1958
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) WHITHER THOU GOEST, SAM? (wga) 1958

BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) BUILD MY GALLOWS ANKLE HIGH (wga) 1959
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) DIAL M FOR MOTHER (wga) 1959
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) FROM HERE TO PATERNITY (wga) 1959
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) GO FIGHT SYDNEY HALL (wga) 1959
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) KAZANTOS (wga) 1959
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) KNOCK ON ANY CASKET (wga) 1959
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) LOOK BACK, INGE ANGER (wga) 1959
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) LOOK HOMEWARD, MORRIE (wga) 1959
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) OH KAPLAN, MY KAPLAN (wga) 1959
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) OIL FOR THE LAMPS OF SHANNON (wga) 1959
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) OLIVER'S TWIST (wga) 1959
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) SHOOT ME SLOWLY (wga) 1959
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) SOME CAME SLEEPING (wga) 1959
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) SUDDENLY, NO GERSON (wga) 1959
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) THE KICK IN THE CAN (wga) 1959
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) THE LAST HUNGRY MAN (wga) 1959
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) THE MASSIVE HEMMORHAGE OF JAMIE KENT (wga) 1959
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) TUCK HIGH MY SHROUD (wga) 1959
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) TOM'S BROWN SCHOOLDAYS (wga) 1959

BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) HUCKLEBERRY FINE & THE PURLOINED LOX (wga) 1959
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) HUCKLEBERRY FINE AT TRAIL'S END (wga) 1959
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) THE UNDOING OF HUCKLEBERRY FINE (wga) 1959

BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) TOM FRIEDKIN EATS CROW (wga) 1959
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) TOM, THE FUN LOVING FRIEDKIN (wga) 1959
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) ONE OF OUR FRIEDKINS IS MISSING (wga) [EP] 1959
BOLD VENTURE -(ZIV) TOM FRIEDKIN CALLS IT QUITS (wga) 1959

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Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1001 ODAT: 08Jan59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1002 ODAT: 15Jan59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1003 ODAT: 22Jan59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1004 ODAT: 29Jan59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1005 ODAT: 05Feb59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1006 ODAT: 12Feb59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1007 ODAT: 19Feb59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1008 ODAT: 26Feb59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1009 ODAT: 05Mar59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1010 ODAT: 12Mar59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1011 ODAT: 19Mar59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1012 ODAT: 26Mar59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1013 ODAT: 02Apr59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1014 ODAT: 09Apr59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1015 ODAT: 16Apr59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1016 ODAT: 23Apr59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1017 ODAT: 30Apr59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1018 ODAT: 07May59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1019 ODAT: 14May59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1020 ODAT: 21May59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1021 ODAT: 28May59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1022 ODAT: 04Jun59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1023 ODAT: 11Jun59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1024 ODAT: 18Jun59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1025 ODAT: 25Jun59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1026 ODAT: 03Jul59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1027 ODAT: 10Jul59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1028 ODAT: 17Jul59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1029 ODAT: 24Jul59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1030 ODAT: 31Jul59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1031 ODAT: 07Aug59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1032 ODAT: 14Aug59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1033 ODAT: 21Aug59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1034 ODAT: 28Aug59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1035 ODAT: 04Sep59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1036 DPUB: 11Sep59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1037 DPUB: 18Sep59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1038 DPUB: 25Sep59
Bold Venture: ZIV release No. 1039 DPUB: 02Oct59

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