Video Review of Mr. Novak by Actor Tony Dow

Tony Dow is widely known for his role as Wally Cleaver on the long running “Leave It To Beaver” television series.

He appeared in 5 episodes of the Mr. Novak program and was a semi regular on the first season as George Scheros, the Editor of the High School paper. He was pleased to see the new book and called it “amazing” and “couldn’t wait to read it.”

His three episodes as the Editor will be featured in the official DVD release by Warners in Spring 2018.

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Walter “Star Trek” Koenig endorsement of New Book on the Mr. Novak Series

How Walter Koenig’s Career on Star Trek Came About

Walter had his first leading role in an episode on the Mr. Novak show. He played a Russian exchange student who came to the American High School.

This excellent performance in part later landed him the game changing role of “Pavel Chekov” on Star Trek.

Walter gave an exclusive interview, wrote the Afterword and provided photos from his personal archive for the new book.

The DVD release next Spring of the first season of Mr. Novak will contain “The Boy without a Country” which features Walter’s great performance as Alexi Dubov.

Note From Beau Bridges and Tribute to Martin Landau

From Actor Beau Bridges

Actor Beau Bridges

“Got the book Chuck. It was fun looking through…lots of memories!”


Chuck Harter’s Tribute to Martin Landau

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Mr. Novak was published on October 15, 2017.

The Mr. Novak series was a landmark in the development of dramatic television. It starred James Franciscus with Dean Jagger and featured cutting-edge scripts, first-class production values and exceptional acting. It was the first
program to portray teachers and students realistically.

This profusely illustrated tome contains:

Comprehensive coverage of the original filming and airdates.

An episode guide with vintage reviews and fresh perspectives.

Interviews with over 35 actors who appeared on the show including:
Walter Koenig, Martin Landau, Beau Bridges, Tony Dow, Ed Asner,
June Lockhart, Sherry Jackson.

Archival interviews with the series’ stars and producers.

A complete list of the many awards the series received, and much more.

Here at last is a complete profile of one of the finest TV series that ever aired.