The Leave It to Beaver Guide to Life: Wholesome Wisdom from the Cleavers! by Running PressIn this whimsical guide to life, memorable black-and-white photos from the show complement every 1950’s cliche-or kernel of wisdom-found within this all-American family. Enjoy watching Beaver take drastic measures when he becomes scared of the dentist, Wally sell igloo ice-cream to strangers, and Ward protect his beloved Babe Ruth autographed baseball. Relive classic episodes such as “The Tooth,” “Wally, the Businessman,” and “Ward’s Baseball.” You may even learn a life lesson while you’re at it!
"Leave it To Beaver's" Jerry Mathers and Tony Dow Reflect on the Show's 60 Year Legacy
Eugene Hugh Beaumont February 16, — May 14, was an American actor, television director , and writer. He was also an ordained Methodist minister. Earlier, in , he had starred in a series of low-budget crime films distributed by the Producers Releasing Corporation , performing in the role of private detective Michael Shayne. Beaumont was born in Eudora , Kansas. Beaumont, a traveling salesman whose profession kept the family on the move. After graduating from the Baylor School in Chattanooga, Tennessee in the class of , he attended the University of Chattanooga , where he played football. Beaumont began his career in show business in by performing in theaters, nightclubs, and radio.
Theodore "the Beaver" Cleaver is the fictional title character in the.
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The Beaver prefers "messin' around" with his pals and reading comic books to attending church or taking dance lessons. Most episodes in the series feature the Beaver getting into trouble at home, in school, or around the neighborhood and then receiving timely and appropriate moral instruction from his father regarding his misbehavior. Leave It to Beaver was created by the writers Joe Connelly and Bob Mosher , who found inspiration for dialogue and plot lines among their own children. The Beaver was based on Connelly's son Ricky. In the reunion telemovie and the sequel series, the Beaver is a divorced father of two children living at home with his widowed mother, June. In the feature film adaptation of the original series Leave It to Beaver , the Beaver was played by Cameron Finley. The Cleavers live in the fictional town of Mayfield.
The show has attained an iconic status in the United States, with the Cleavers exemplifying the idealized suburban family of the midth century. The show was created by the writers Joe Connelly and Bob Mosher. These veterans of radio and early television found inspiration for the show's characters, plots and dialogue in the lives, experiences and conversations of their own children. Leave It to Beaver is one of the first primetime sitcom series written from a child's point of view. Like several television dramas and sitcoms of the late s and early s Lassie and My Three Sons , Leave It to Beaver is a glimpse of middle-class American boyhood.
Toward the end of the second season of the classic TV series, "Leave it to Beaver," mention was made in several episodes by TV father Ward and June Cleaver that they were house-hunting, and that a move was imminent. This tiny thread was woven into the storyline as a means of explaining the real-world change that was about to occur, for the production of the series relocated between the second and third seasons from Republic Pictures studios to the sprawling backlot at Universal City, and the Cleaver family "moved into" a new house on the lot's "Colonial Street," a residential street which itself dated to the mid's. This site explores the neighborhood surrounding the Cleaver's house at " Pine Street," and the other areas of the Universal City backlot which served as the town of "Mayfield" in the series. This area of the Universal lot was originally known as "River Road," and dated to the silent era. In , Colonial Street was relocated to another area of the Universal lot, and many of the facades, including the Paramount House, were re-assembled there, but in different locations relative to each other compared to their arrangement here on the original Colonial Street. The main cast of Leave it to Beaver in front of the Paramount House. Colonial Street to the east of the Cleaver house.