Radio: The Blonde & the Peers

The London tabloids tried to be helpful.

WANTED—A PEER FOR TV.,the headlines cried. The salary offered: $1,000 a week.

Punch answered irreverently in the name of a nameless lord: "Have Monocle, Will Travel."

It all began when Vicki Benet, a French-born singer from Los Angeles, began a search for a genuine British lord to be master of ceremonies and do commercials on a series of half-hour TV films called Rendezvous with Vicki. Rendezvous is still merely an idea in the active brain of Vicki's friend and manager, Jack Elliott, ex-songwriter and Hollywood producer of TV...

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