Press Release (ePRNews.com) - ALBANY, Ga. - May 01, 2017 - Award-winning filmmaker focuses on his extraordinary career as a comic strip illustrator, writer, and movie and television producer and director
He did not grow up on the Mississippi River, but he did illustrate comic strips, and he wrote produced, and directed films and television series that entertained hundreds of millions of people.
Albany, Ga. – BearManor Media announces the release of The Adventures of the REAL Tom Sawyer by Tom Sawyer.
If you fondly remember Leonard Starr’s Mary Perkins Onstage, Stan Drake’s The Heart of Juliet Jones, Al Capp’s Li’l Abner, or Wonder Woman (1978), Chico and the Man (1978), All in the Family (1979), or Murder, She Wrote (1993-1996), then you’ve unknowingly been a Tom Sawyer fan for decades.
Discover Tom’s multiple careers, from helping illustrate comic books at the age of twenty-two for Stan Lee, to top advertising illustrator, to award-winning filmmaker, and on through his Emmy and Edgar-nominated career in Hollywood and beyond.
This Tom Sawyer does not whitewash any fences. You will delight to his entertaining memories of Jerry Orbach, Angela Lansbury, Mary Tyler Moore, Mickey Rooney, Leonard Goldberg, Leonard Starr, Stan Drake, Al Capp, Ruth Terry, Milton Caniff, Lila Garrett, Mort Lachman, Howard Hughes, Jack Klugman, Buddy Hackett, Dick van Dyke, and Steve Lawrence. Illustrated.
“. . . a wildly entertaining testament to enjoying one’s life, finding ways to realize your dreams. And having worked with Tom for 12 lovely years, I can honestly say that he knows how to tell a great story.” -Angela Lansbury
“Witty, surprisingly honest and impossible to put down . . . the guy’s had more adventures than the fictional Tom Sawyer.” -Dennis Palumbo, screenwriter (My Favorite Year).
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