Bill Hollweg, host of BrokenSea’s OTR Swag Cast, is a lover of all things radio drama. His show showcases all the cool old “old time radio” he wants to share with the world. Of the latest program, Bold Venture, that he’s added to his podcast Bill sez:
“it’s a FANTASTIC episode! Bogart and Bacall SMOLDER with sexual tension – plus death and mayhem and PULP THRILLS!!! brilliant SHOW!! Listen and find out how John Carpenter’s: Big Trouble in Little China (starring Kurt Russell) ties in with this classic Radio Drama!”
He had me at Big Trouble.
If you mention the greatest kung fu comedy fantasy movie of 1986 you’re bound to prick up my ears. If you then add in Bogart and Bacall I’m definitely gonna have to check that sucker out. And you know what? He’s right about Bold Venture being a terrific show. Here’s the rundown on OTR Swag Cast #49 |MP3|:
Tonight you will take a BOLD VENTURE with the AFRICAN QUEEN! PLUS- Mark Kalita pops in, driving the PORK CHOP EXPRESS, during the introduction to let us know what John Carpenter was thinking with his Big Trouble in Little China and why that VENTURE was so BOLD, and gives us some pearls of wisdom when one’s favorite head gets slammed against a barroom wall!
Music by David Rose
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.” Calypso singer King Moses (Jester Hairston) provides musical bridges by threading plot situations into the lyrics of his songs.
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Posted by Jesse Willis