Mom, Dad, Me, and Classic TV - Growing Up with Classic Television's Harry Ackerman and Elinor Donahue (hardback)
Mom, Dad, Me, and Classic TV - Growing Up with Classic Television's Harry Ackerman and Elinor Donahue
by Peter K. Ackerman
Mom, Dad, Me, and Classic TV is an insider’s view into the world of Classic Television as seen through the eyes of the son of producer Harry Ackerman and actress Elinor Donahue.
What was it like growing up in the days of Classic Television? In Mom, Dad, Me, and Classic TV, author Peter Kyran Ackerman provides the reader with his view growing up during the period of Classic Television Shows as one of the sons of a couple who are indelibly connected to the genre.
Peter’s father was Harry Ackerman the Executive Producer of the classic shows Bewitched, The Flying Nun, Gidget, Dennis the Menace, Hazel, and more. Additionally, he helped nurture other shows early on in their development including I Love Lucy.
His mother, Elinor Donahue, was an actress on Father Knows Best, The Andy Griffith Show, The Odd Couple, and Pretty Woman, among others.
Their son, Peter, was a regular visitor to many of the shows his parents worked on. As a true insider, he shares stories about what it was like on the sets, who he met, and what he heard at home about the shows and actors. This book is a must-read for fans of Classic Television!