CTVA US Jack Douglas Doumentaries - "Bold Journey" (1956-59)

CTVA
The Classic TV Archive - US Documentary Series

Jack Douglas Adventure Documentaries
I Search For Adventure (1954-56)  -  Bold Journey (1956-59)  -  Seven League Boots (1959)  -  Keyhole (1962)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Rina Fox, Edwin Weber, Tom Alger
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

NOTE: Jack Douglas - The Internet Movie Database -ERROR
  They have combined his credits with  Jack Douglas - the British Comedy Actor

Bold Journey (1956-59)
Production Company not known
for
ABC (Mondays 7:30 PM ET)(1956-57)(season 1)
ABC (Mondays 8:30 PM ET)(1957-59)(season 2 &3)
US Adventure Documentary series 1956-59
(16Jul56-31Aug59)
Producer Julian Lesser
Hosted by:
John Stephenson (1956-57) / Jack Douglas (1957-58)

Premise:
Amateur adventurers narrate films of their daring deeds in this documentary series.

Note: Not to be confused with "Bold Venture" (ZIV)(1959-60) starring Dane Clark

################## Bold Journey ###############
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ABC Mondays 7:30 PM Eastern (reruns Saturdays)

1.01 Bold Journey: WOMAN OF THE RIVERS
Prod. no. 403
16Jul1956 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.02 Bold Journey: THE FLYING TRADER
Prod. no. 402
23Jul1956 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.03 Bold Journey: JOURNEY TO LAPLAND
Prod. no. 405
06Aug1956 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.04 Bold Journey: TUNA PILOT
Prod. no. 404
13Aug1956 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.05 Bold Journey: ALASKAN FRONTIER
Prod. no. 401
27Aug1956 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.06 Bold Journey: SEVEN SEAS ON A SHOESTRING
Prod. no. 426
03Sep1956 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.07 Bold Journey: TRAIL OF SONORA
Prod. no. 415
10Sep1956 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.08 Bold Journey: KING ELEPHANT
Prod. no. 410
17Sep1956 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.09 Bold Journey: BULLFIGHT IN MADRID
Prod. no. 409
24Sep1956 ABC Mon (rerun 06Oct1956 ABC Sat)
Hosted by John Stephenson
Synopsis:
John Stephenson's guest is Clifford J. Kamen with a filmed report on
how fighting bulls are raised and tested, a demonstration done on
horseback and a visit to a Spanish fiesta. [RF]

1.10 Bold Journey: SEARCH OF ANGEL FALLS
Prod. no. 413
01Oct1956 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.11 Bold Journey: DOCTOR IN THE CONGO
Prod. no. 422
08Oct1956 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.12 Bold Journey: MARATHON SWIM
Prod. no. 429
15Oct1956 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.13 Bold Journey: RIVER RUN
Prod. no. 431
22Oct1956 ABC Mon (rerun 27Oct56 ABC Sat )
Hosted by John Stephenson
Synopsis:
The daring voyage of Dr. Russell Frazier in a wooden power-boat down
the Salmon River. [RF]

1.14 Bold Journey: RETURN OF THE NATIVE
Prod. no. 424
29Oct1956 ABC Mon (rerun 17Nov1956 ABC Sat)
Hosted by John Stephenson
Synopsis:
Dr. Arthur T. Harris, who has resided in Los Angeles for the past 25
years, returns to his original home in Cape Province, South Africa. He
gives a first-hand report of the economic and social changes. [RF]

1.15 Bold Journey: THE LOST COLONY
Prod. no. 414
12Nov1956 ABC Mon (rerun 24Nov56 Sat)
Hosted by John Stephenson
Synopsis:
Colonel Nicol Smith, adventurer-photographer, photographed in Dutch
Guiana the outlawed fire-dance of native tribes who are still practising
voodoo. In the city of Cudjo, Col. Smith's cameras recorded life among
the Djukas, descendants of slaves who escaped their masters in the 17th
century to establish a colony in the jungle. [RF]

1.16 Bold Journey: SANDS OF TIME
Prod. no. 427
15Nov1956 ABC Sat (rerun 19Nov56 Mon)
Hosted by John Stephenson
Synopsis:
Mrs. Deane Dickason's report of her journey up the Nile River.
Highlights include the area of the Aswan Dam, the ancient city of Cairo, the
pyramids, Roda (where Moses was supposedly found), the Virgin's Tree at
Matarieh, the Valley of the Kings in Upper Egypt, Karnak's Avenue of the
Sphinxes and a visit to Field Marshal Rommel's ruined headquarters at
the El Alamein battlefield. [RF]

1.17 Bold Journey: CONQUEST OF MT. MCKINLEY
Prod. no. 436
26Nov1956 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.18 Bold Journey: SEMINOLE EVERGLADES
Prod. no. 430
03Dec1956 ABC Mon (rerun 08Dec56 Sat)
Hosted by John Stephenson
Synopsis:
The story of the life in an Indian village, as told by Dr. Russell
Frazier. Highlights include fishing scenes, and the plant and wild life in
the interior of Florida's Everglade region. Among the rare birds
recorded are the Wood Ibis, the Florida Gallinau, the Crested Egret and the
Blue Heron. [RF]

1.19 Bold Journey: ANIMAL KINGDOM
Prod. no. 423
15Dec1956 ABC Sat
Hosted by John Stephenson
Synopsis:
The story of Clifford J. Kamen Jr.'s trip through Kruger National Park
in South Africa. Highlights include shots of the rare white rhinoceros,
a Zulu wedding ceremony and specimens of African wildlife.

1.20 Bold Journey: JUNGLE FARM
Prod. no. 418
17Dec1956 ABC Mon (reaired 29Dec56 Sat)
Hosted by John Stephenson
Synopsis:
Ralph D. Helfer tours his own animal farm in Van Nuys, California. The
world-famous farm houses over 200 different animals, reptiles and
birds. [RF]

1.21 Bold Journey: INGEBORG IN HOLLYWOOD
Prod. no. 417
24Dec1956 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.22 Bold Journey: THE 100 MILES
Prod. no. 433
31Dec1956 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.23 Bold Journey: BANKS OF THE NILE
Prod. no. 406
07Jan1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.24 Bold Journey: ACONCAGUA
Prod. no. 439
14Jan1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.25 Bold Journey: AMERICAN MISSIONARY
Prod. no. 444
21Jan1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.26 Bold Journey: TRAIL TO MICHOACAN
Prod. no. 442
28Jan1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.27 Bold Journey: EXPLORING THE MEDITERRANEAN
Prod. no. 447
04Feb1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

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Moves from Mondays to Thursdays
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1.28 Bold Journey: NATIVE LAND
Prod. no. 450
14Feb1957 ABC Thur (rerun 09Mar57 ABC Sat)
Hosted by John Stephenson
starring
Anna May Wong as herself
Synopsis 1:
John Stephenson interviews Anna May Wong about her 1936 journey to
China. The two of them discuss her trip on camera, sitting down in the TV
studio set. For most of the program, you can hear Wong’s comments over
old silent footage from her trip; she explains what is happening in each
scene and adds anecdotes, as well. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
China before the country was taken over by the Communists, as reported
by actress Anna May Wong. [RF]

1.29 Bold Journey: THE FIVE MAGELLANS
Prod. no. 434
21Feb1957 ABC Thur (rerun 02Mar57 )
Hosted by John Stephenson
Narrated by Arthur Teets
Synopsis:
A documentary report of the round-the-world trip Teets and four
companions took in a small schooner. From San Pedro, California they made port
at islands and cities throughout the world. Highlights include a Hindu
self-torture festival, teak logging in Indonesia and a ritual fire
dance on the Marquesas Islands. [RF]

1.30 Bold Journey: SEARCH FOR SAHARA OIL
Prod. no. 440
28Feb1957 ABC Thur
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.31 Bold Journey: RUNNING THE COLORADO
Prod. no. 451
07Mar1957 ABC Thur
Hosted by John Stephenson

[--] 09Mar57 ABC Sat - rerun of "Native Land" (first aired 14Feb57)

1.32 Bold Journey: THE RED SEA
Prod. no. 448
14Mar1957 ABC Thur
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.33 Bold Journey: RETURN OF THE IDLE HOUR
Prod. no. 452
21Mar1957 ABC Thur
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.34 Bold Journey: INDIANS OF THE ANDES
Prod. no. 449
28Mar1957 ABC Thur
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.35 Bold Journey: CARTOON KING IN AFRICA
Prod. no. 445
04Apr1957 ABC Thur
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.36 Bold Journey: BELOW THE BORDER
Prod. no. 408
11Apr1957 ABC Thur
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.37 Bold Journey: PREACHER IN NIGERIA
Prod. no. 457
18Apr1957 ABC Thur
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.38 Bold Journey: ROUND UP
Prod. no. 458
25Apr1957 ABC Thur
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.39 Bold Journey: RACE TO TAHITI
Prod. no. 459
02May1957 ABC Thur (rerun 04May57 ABC Sat)
Hosted by John Stephenson
Synopsis:
Dr. Howard Murphy of Beverly Hills, Cal., narrates films of the 5000
mile yacht race from California to Tahiti, in which his yawl "Quest" took
second place. Highlights include scenes of native festivals and life
among the Tahitians. [RF]

1.40 Bold Journey: SAILORS FROM FORMOSA
Prod. no. 462
06May1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.41 Bold Journey: CORAL REEF
Prod. no. 465
16May1957 ABC Thur
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.42 Bold Journey: SKIN DIVER'S PARADISE
Prod. no. 468
30May1957 ABC Thur
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.43 Bold Journey: NORTHERN GUIDE
Prod. no. 463
17Jun1957 ABC Mon (rerun 10Aug59 ABC Sat)
Producer Julian Lesser
Editor Bill O'Hara
Music Graham Lee Mahin
Hosted by John Stephenson
Synopsis 1:
Brad Washburn presents films of a climb of Mt. McKinley.
Synopsis 2:
Grant Pearson narrates the story of the climbing of Mt. McKinley in
Alaska. Pearson guided the 1947 Washburn Expedition to the top of North
America's highest mountain. Highlights include scenes of the expedition's
progress by plane, dog sled and foot. [RF]

1.44 Bold Journey: CARAVAN TO NILING
Prod. no. 475
24Jun1957 ABC Mon (rerun 17Aug59 ABC Sat)
Sponsored by Ralston-Purina
Producer, Julian Lesser
Editor, Bill O’Hara
Music, Graham Lee Mahin
Hosted by John Stephenson
Synopsis:
Dr. Michael Hagopian narrates his adventures among the natives of
Niling, a village 13,000 feet above sea level in the Tibetan Himalayas.
Highlights include scenes of life among a group of Tibetans whose economy
is based on trade with people as far away as the Gobi Desert; the
migration of 500 villagers and 15,000 goats to another village to escape
monsoons; and the ancient and complicated rites of barter. [RF]

1.45 Bold Journey: ALBACORE RUN
Prod. no. 466
01Jul1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson
Synopsis:
Freeman Easton, commerical fisherman of Colton, California narrates films of
a month-long fishing trip. [RF]

1.46 Bold Journey: THREE CANOES
Prod. no. 474
08Jul1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson
Synopsis:
Fred Pessi, Jr. narrates the films of a canoe trip from Athabaska Lake in
southwest Saskatchewan to Hudson Bay. He and five other explorers spent
three months working their way north through a region rarely visited by
white men. In the last rapids the leader of the expedition, Arthur Moffat
was thrown from his canoe and died of exposure in the icy waters. [RF]

1.47 Bold Journey: SQUARE TREES AND GOLDEN FROGS
Prod. no. 472
15Jul1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.48 Bold Journey: SILVER CARAVAN
Prod. no. 473
22Jul1957 ABC Mon (rerun 03Aug59 ABC Sat)
Producer Julian Lesser
Editor Bill O'Hara
Music Graham Lee Mahin
Hosted by John Stephenson
Synopsis:
Wally Byam narrates the films of a 220-trailer caravan that toured
Mexico for a total of 7000 miles. The caravan is seen as it travels through
the legendary Pancho Villa territory, the jungles in the south,
Acapulco and the ruins of the Maya Empire in Yucatan. [RF]

1.49 Bold Journey: TRAIL TO WILD LIFE
Prod. no. 441
29Jul1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.50 Bold Journey: DESERTED ISLAND
Prod. no. 482
05Aug1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.51 Bold Journey: PAGANS
Prod. no. 483
12Aug1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.52 Bold Journey: LOST
Prod. no. 479
19Aug1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

1.53 Bold Journey: THE ISHI SAILS AGAIN
Prod. no. 486
26Aug1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson


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############### season 2 1957-58 #############
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ABC Mondays 8:30 PM Eastern (reruns Saturdays)
Hosted by John Stephenson (up to 21Oct57)
Hosted by Jack Douglas (from 28Oct57)


2.01 Bold Journey: CROCODILE HUNT
Prod. no. 481
02Sep1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

2.02 Bold Journey: FLIGHT OF THE BLUEBIRD
Prod. no. 484
09Sep1957 ABC Mon
Produced by Julian Lesser
Hosted by John Stephenson
Synopsis:
In a small plane, Yale students Neal and Linden Blue take of
from Denver, Colorado, in July 1956, flying thgrough Mexico
and Central America, over the Andes to Chile, across the Argentine
pampas to Buenos Aires, up the east coast of South America, across
the Caribbean, through the West Indies and up the Atlantic Coast to
New Haven. Total time involved: 110 days. Total Distance: 25,000 miles.
En route, the ever sanguine Blue brothers battle high winds, get
quirted by a volcano in El Salvador, quaff native beer with Ecuadorian
head hunters, crack up on a glacial lake in Bolivia, ski in the Andes,
gambol on the beach at Rio and lunch with jungle missionaries. To
finance their odyssey, the Blues borrowed $3,000 in advances from
magazine editors and talked an airplane manufacturer into lending
them a plane. [RF]

2.03 Bold Journey: THE JOKE AT BIG BAT CAVE
Prod. no. 467
16Sep1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

2.04 Bold Journey: UNDER WESTERN SKIES
Prod. no. 464
23Sep1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

2.05 Bold Journey: THE HIGH ROAD TO DELHI
Prod. no. 487
30Sep1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

2.06 Bold Journey: TANGANYIKA
Prod. no. 478
07Oct1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

2.07 Bold Journey: TRADER OF THE AMAZON
Prod. no. 490
14Oct1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

2.08 Bold Journey: WILD WATER AND DESERT BAND
Prod. no. 485
21Oct1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by John Stephenson

2.09 Bold Journey: CONQUEST OF THE CONGO [Pt. 1]
Prod. no. 499
28Oct1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

2.10 Bold Journey: CONQUEST OF THE CONGO [Pt. 2]
Prod. no. 500
04Nov1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas
Synopsis:
John Goddard of Glendale, California narrates part 2 of this voyage
down the Congo. [RF]

2.11 Bold Journey: SEARCH FOR THE AQUARIANS
Prod. no. 498
11Nov1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

2.12 Bold Journey: SWAMPLAND SHANGRI LA
Prod. no. 501
18Nov1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas
Synopsis:
Jack Douglas's guests are D.J. Nelson and his family of Billings, Montana,
who found their "shangri-la" in the backwoods of Florida. Nelson, his wife
and their three-year-old daughter Kim lived off the land without seeing
another human for three months. They show films of their experiences and
the wild life they encountered including the almost extinct kite eagle
and alligators hatching eggs. [RF]

2.13 Bold Journey: THE ROAD TO TIMBUKTU
Prod. no. 504
18Nov1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

2.14 Bold Journey: ORINOCO ADVENTURE
Prod. no. 502
25Nov1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

2.15 Bold Journey: THE PRIEST OF BELLY BAY
Prod. no. 507
02Dec1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

2.16 Bold Journey: JOURNEY TO THE GUIANAS
Prod. no. 508
09Dec1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

2.17 Bold Journey: GIANTS IN THE SAND
Prod. no. 497
16Dec1957 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas
Synopsis:
Guest is Richmond Lawrence, Hilton, N.Y., photographer on the Victor
Von Hagan expedition, which investigated giant figures of animals and
humans in the deserts of Peru. Similar figures discovered in the
California desert, near the town of Blyth, will be compared to those found in
Peru. Lawrence explains conflicting theories about the origin of these
effigies. [RF]

2.18 Bold Journey: 36 FEET TO TAHITI
Prod. no. 509
30Dec1957 ABC
Hosted by Jack Douglas

2.19 Bold Journey: 12 MONTHS IN MOOREA
Prod. no. 513
06Jan1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

2.20 Bold Journey: OCTOPUS
Prod. no. 511
13Jan1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas
Synopsis:
William Barada, of Santa Monica, California narrates film of his
expeditions to Puget Sound to capture octopuses. Highlights include
underwater shots of the Pacific Northwest coastline. [RF]

2.21 Bold Journey: HIGHWAY ON THE SUN
Prod. no. 496
20Jan1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

2.22 Bold Journey: A WORLD OF OUR OWN
Prod. no. 515
27Jan1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas
Synopsis:
Connie Heimericks narrates a filmed account of how she and her husband
lived a rugged pioneer life in the wilderness far above Alaska's Arctic
Circle. [RF]

2.23 Bold Journey: EIGHTEEN MONTHS ON THE VELDT
Prod. no. 495
03Feb1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas
Synopsis:
William Longenecker of New York narrates films of his adventures as a
white hunter in Africa. Highlights include scenes of lassoing zebras and
giraffes, a visit to the Pygmies of the Ituri Forest, and a four-month
trip taken by Longenecker and his partner, Bill Haas, from the mouth of
the Congo to Nairobi. [RF]

2.24 Bold Journey: SHAKEDOWN OF THE PAMALEE II
Prod. no. 518
10Feb1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

2.25 Bold Journey: THE OPEN SKY
Prod. no. 514
17Feb1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas
Synopsis:
Robert Greenbaum of Los Angeles narrates films of his adventures at a
German glider-flying school and with the French government's parachute
training school in Southern France. [RF]

2.26 Bold Journey: WE LIVED WITH THE ESKIMOS
Prod. no. 516
24Feb1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

2.27 Bold Journey: FORGOTTEN TRIBES
Prod. no. 453
03Mar1958 NBC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

2.28 Bold Journey: RETURN OF ETHIOPIA
Prod. no. 524
10Mar1958 NBC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

2.29 Bold Journey: JUNGLES OF THE AMAPA
Prod. no. 523
17Mar1958 NBC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

2.30 Bold Journey: DODOES TO DEVIL RAYS
Prod. no. 454
24Mar1958 NBC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas
Synopsis:
Photographer Quentin Keynes, of New York City, narrates films of the
Mascarenes and Seychelles Islands off the east coast of Africa. [RF]

2.31 Bold Journey: CHOCO JUNGLE
Prod. no. 521
31Mar1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas
Synopsis:
Herman Jesson narrates films of his adventures among the Indians of
Mexico and Central and South America. Highlights include scenes in
Northwest Colombia of the Truando River and of a primitive native village and
a frontier town, Jurado, on the Pacific Ocean near the Panama Border. [RF]

2.32 Bold Journey: OVERLAND TO KATMANDU
Prod. no. 517
07Apr1958 ABC
Hosted by Jack Douglas

2.33 Bold Journey: DESTINATION MALAYA
Prod. no. 525
14Apr1958 ABC
Hosted by Jack Douglas

2.34 Bold Journey: JEANIE OF THE FAR NORTH
Prod. no. 520
21Apr1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas
Synopsis:
Constance Heimericks of Tucson, Ariz., narrates films she made of her
two-year-old daughter's experiences while living with her parents within
the Arctic Circle. Highlights include scenes of the family setting up
housekeeping at a cabin, hunting polar bears, walruses, and seals. [RF]

2.35 Bold Journey: LOG OF THE SEAFARER
Prod. no. 522
28Apr1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

2.36 Bold Journey: AMUKIRKI
Prod. no. 528
05May1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

2.37 Bold Journey: THE WORLD BETWEEN THE TIDES
Prod. no. 527
12May1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

2.38 Bold Journey: SURVIVAL ON THE RIVER
Prod. no. 534
19May1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas
Synopsis:
Odd Bjerke, of Grangeville, Ida., narrates films of his voyage throught
the barren Salmon River country of northern Idaho. Using four fish
hooks, a life raft, a parachute and a knife, Bjerke and a comrade survived
for 42 days. [RF]

2.39 Bold Journey: THE LABRADOR SAILS THE PASSAGE
Prod. no. 530
26May1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

2.40 Bold Journey: FROM BAYOU TO BOCA
Prod. no. 533
02Jun1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas
Synopsis:
D.J. Nelson of Billings, Montana, narrates films of a 730-mile canoe trip along
the Louisiana-Texas Intracoastal Waterway. Highlights includes the scenes of the
waterways, grasslands and wildlife along the gulf coast. [RF]

2.41 Bold Journey: I BECAME A JIVARO
Prod. no. 536
09Jun1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas
Synopsis:
Robert Moran, of the University of Nevada, narrates films of his
adventures among the Jivaro tribesmen of Ecuador. Highlights include scenes
of a Jivaro village, the sacred dance, a collection of shrunken heads
and a native hunt. [RF]

2.42 Bold Journey: ACROSS THE ATLANTIC
Prod. no. 535
16Jun1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas
Synopsis:
William Beer of Laguna Beach, California narrates films of the voyage of a
45-foot ketch from Southampton, England to the west coast of California.
Beer and several companions sailed the ketch along the route taken by
Columbus. Highlights include scenes of the coasts of France and Spain
and the voyage throught the Panama Canal. [RF]

2.43 Bold Journey: THE PANAMA JUNGLE
Prod. no. 492
23Jun1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas
Synopsis:
Lorus and Margery Milne, zoologists, narrate films of their journey
from the Pacific to the Caribbean. Highlights include scenes of the bird
sanctuary of Barro Colorado Island, head-hunting Indians and Gatun Lake. [RF]

2.44 Bold Journey: GYPSIES ON WHEELS
Prod. no. 471
30Jun1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

2.45 Bold Journey: GOODWILL TO GUADALUPE
Prod. no. 476
14Jul1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

2.46 Bold Journey: JUNGLES IN THE CLOUDS
Prod. no. 493
21Jul1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

2.47 Bold Journey: MADAGASCAR
Prod. no. 526
28Jul1958 ABC Mon (rerun 27Jul59)
Producer Julian Lesser
Editor Bill O'Hara
Music Graham Lee Mahin
Hosted by Jack Douglas
Synopsis:
Quentin Keynes shows films of his trip to Madagascar. [RF]

2.48 Bold Journey: CARTOON KING IN KENYA
Prod. no. 539
04Aug1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

2.49 Bold Journey: JOURNEY TO THE CARIBBEAN
Prod. no. 512
11Aug1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas
Synopsis:
Colonel Nicol Smith of Stanislaus, Cal., narrates films of his travels
through the islands of the Caribbean. Highlights include scenes of the
primitive Carib Indians. [RF]

2.50 Bold Journey: OUTBOARD TO TROPIC ISLANDS
Prod. no. 545
18Aug1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

2.51 Bold Journey: DIAMOND RIVER
Prod. no. 538
25Aug1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas
Synopsis:
Jay Porter of Riverside, California narrates films of his attempts
to prospect for diamonds in British Guiana's river, which is
infested with vicious flesh-eating piranhas. Highlights include
Porter and his partner, Peter Elias of Winnipeg, Canada, diving for
diamonds and using the piranha as fishing bait, and visits to
primitive native villages. [RF]

################# Bold Journey ###############
############### season 3 1958-59 #############
############### (final season) ##############
ABC Mondays 8:30 PM Eastern (reruns Fridays ?)

3.01 Bold Journey: I FOLLOW THE WESTERN STAR
Prod. no. 542
01Sep1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas
Synopsis:
Cameraman Lee Green narrates his adventures with Roy Rogers in "I
Follow the Western Star". The journey begins at the Roy Rogers Ranch in
Chatsworth, Cal. Roy travels to San Pedro Harbor and takes out his
speedboat for a trial run with his racing partner Sy Breen. Roy participates in
two speedboat races. Green then accompanies Rogers on a trip to Alaska
to hunt the giant Kodiak bear and take pictures of it. Their first stop
is Kodiak Island where the party sights a school of gray whales and
fishes for pike. Then they begin the hunt for the Kodiak bear. [RF]

3.02 Bold Journey: DYNAMITE TO YAKUTAT
Prod. no. 541
08Sep1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

3.03 Bold Journey: TIMBERLINE
Prod. no. 544
15Sep1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

3.04 Bold Journey: AO-TEA-ROA
Prod. no. 543
29Sep1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

3.05 Bold Journey: AMAZON TO BELEM
Prod. no. 540
06Oct1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

3.06 Bold Journey: LITTLE DIOMEDE
Prod. no. 529
13Oct1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

3.07 Bold Journey: ELEPHANTS OF SIAM
Prod. no. 553
20Oct1958 ABC
Hosted by Jack Douglas
Synopsis:
John Royola, a big-game hunter and photographer, narrates films of
his travels in Thailand. [RF]

3.08 Bold Journey: QUITO TO IQUITOS
Prod. no. 548
27Oct1958 ABC (rerun 07Nov58 ABC Fri)
Hosted by Jack Douglas
Synopsis:
Herman Jesson of Los Angeles narrates films of his adventures as a
professional trader in the jungles of Ecuador and Peru. [RF]

3.09 Bold Journey: HONEYMOON VOYAGE
Prod. no. 552
03Nov1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas
Synopsis:
A retired British naval commander, Peter Hamilton, and his wife Jill of
Montreal, Quebec, Canada narrate films on their trip from the St.
Lawrence River via the Atlantic Ocean and Panama Canal to the Pacific Ocean
in a 24-foot sloop. Highlights include visits to Jamaica, Panama, the
Galapagos Islands, Pitcairn Islands, Papeete and the Marquesas Islands. [RF]

3.10 Bold Journey: MISSION OF DR. SCHWEITZER
Prod. no. 556
10Nov1958 ABC Mon (rerun 21Nov1958 ABC Fri)
Hosted by Jack Douglas
Synopsis:
Last year Dr. Byron Bernard, supervising veterinarian of the Cincinnati
Zoo, was asked to deliver a cargo of Nubian milk goats and medical
supplies to Dr. Albert Schweitzer, famed medical missionary in Lambarene in
French Equatorial Africa. Tonight's films of his trip include scenes of
Dr. Schweitzer accepting the cargo, the leper village built by Dr.
Schweitzer, and natives arriving to be treated for leprosy. [RF]

3.11 Bold Journey: RETURN OF NINGI WAYCAMA
Prod. no. 557
17Nov1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas
Synopsis:
Hector Acebes, of Bogota, Colombia narrates films of his journey into
the remote jungles of Colombia. Highlights include scenes of the Kogui
Indians and religious articles made of solid gold belonging to the
Indians. [RF]

3.12 Bold Journey: GLOBAL SAFARI
Prod. no. 550
24Nov1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

3.13 Bold Journey: SCHOOL TEACHER GOES TO AFRICA
Prod. no. 565
01Dec1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

3.14 Bold Journey: SCHOOL TEACHER CLIMBS MT. KILIMANJARO
Prod. no. 568
08Dec1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

3.15 Bold Journey: THE GLITTERING TRAIL
Prod. no. 546
15Dec1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

3.16 Bold Journey: THE KINGDOM OF LAOS
Prod. no. 555
22Dec1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas
Synopsis:
Photographer Marion Dix shows films of the kingdom of Laos
and of Dr. Tom Dooley's medical achievements there. [TA]

3.17 Bold Journey: THE VANISHING MAYANS
Prod. no. 562
29Dec1958 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

3.18 Bold Journey: SEARCH FOR SHANGRI LA
Prod. no. 563
05Jan1959 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

3.19 Bold Journey: DUGOUT ON THE SINU
Prod. no. 561
12Jan1959 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

3.20 Bold Journey: CARAVAN TO COSTA RICA
Prod. no. 558
19Jan1959 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

3.21 Bold Journey: HUNTER IN THE JUNGLE
Prod. no. 549
23Jan1959 ABC Friday ????
Hosted by Jack Douglas

3.22 Bold Journey: VICUNA COUNTY
Prod. no. 570
31Jan1959 ABC Saturday ? (26Jan59 Mon UCLA)
Hosted by Jack Douglas

3.23 Bold Journey: THE HAUNTED FORT
Prod. no. 566
02Feb1959 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas
Synopsis:
Romaine Wilhelmsen of Pasadena, Cal., narrates films of his search for
the Fort of Principe de Beria, situated on the edge of the state of
Matto Grosso, Brazil. [RF]

3.24 Bold Journey: GOLDEN NUGGETS
Prod. no. 559
09Feb1959 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

3.25 Bold Journey: CAPETOWN TO SUDAN
Prod. no. 564
16Feb1959 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

3.26 Bold Journey: ENVOY TO TIBET
Prod. no. 554
02Mar1959 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

3.27 Bold Journey: TARAHUMARA TRAIL
Prod. no. 567
09Mar1959 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

3.28 Bold Journey: WILDERNESS TO NATOMAH
Prod. no. 572
16Mar1959 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

3.29 Bold Journey: RHINO
Prod. no. 531
23Mar1959 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas
Synopsis:
Magazine editor Douglas Kennedy narrates films of his trip into British
East Africa to photography an extraordinary rhinoceros with a very long
horn. [RF]

3.30 Bold Journey: JUNGLE SURVIVAL
06Apr1959 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas
Synopsis:
Dane and Ginger Lamb of Santa Ana, Cal., narrate films showing how they
provided food and shelter for themselves during the six months they
spent in the rain forests of Nicaragua. [RF]

3.31 Bold Journey: 5000 MILES BY CANOE
Prod. no. 575
13Apr1959 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

3.32 Bold Journey: ROAD TO MANDALAY
Prod. no. 571
20Apr1959 ABC Mon
Hosted by Jack Douglas

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