Tuesday, July 21, 2009

super sleuth Banacek is coming!

BANACEK! - Starring Breakfast at Tiffany’s/How the West Was Won’s George Peppard as self-employed, Boston-based super-sleuth Thomas Banacek. He made being Polish COOL!

THAT’S BANACEK! - Executive Produced by George Eckstein: associate producer, then co-producer on the Quinn Martin hit, The Fugitive and, before Banacek, producer of the Stephen Spielberg TV-movie classic, Duel.

Created by The Immortal’s Anthony Wilson (story consultant on Bonanza, and the critically acclaimed CBS Western, Lancer), produced by The Immortal’s Howie Horwitz (he of 77 Sunset Strip and Batman fame), Banacek was the first of three TV series George Peppard did with Universal Studios. Through a mini-biography of Peppard, author Jonathan Etter discusses the actor’s often stormy relationship with the studio, through a mini-history of Universal, Etter reveals why Universal was the perfect studio to make Banacek.

Featuring behind the scenes anecdotes from executive producer (and Peppard’s good friend) Eckstein, plus an episode guide including repeat airings of the series’ episodes, ‘There’s an Old Polish Proverb that Goes, 'Banacek’ is coming soon to BearManor Media.

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