Bogart’s has experienced a life as real, as colorful, as downcast in
despair and as jubilant in triumph as any living, breathing human being.
Bogart’s is a tangible entity, with a personality as integral to the
shows it has hosted as any of the thousands of luminaries that have
graced its stage over the past four decades.
Cincinnati’s Maurice Mattei
wouldn’t refuse a taste of success. Given the opportunity, I think he
would gladly allow one of his brilliant story songs to be used in an
appropriate manner in a decent film for a respectable payday.