The Autumn Road Company has specialized in publishing a group of books based on some of the unique, classic television series of the late 1950s through the mid 1970s.
Each book features commentary from the various actors, writers, directors and producers associated with the show, plus photographs, a complete episode guide, biographies and more!
Kindly check out our selection below and find out more about some of your favorite classic television shows.
Also, read about our newest release: Philly Pop, Rock, Rhythm & Blues, a look back at the grand musical history of Philadelphia.
Route 66: The Television Series (Revised Edition)
The groundbreaking television series filmed on location in 24 states and Canada, developed by Academy Award-winning screenwriter Stirling Silliphant.
Route 66: The Television Series (the revised edition) with added commentary from guest stars and directors, new photos, and additional sections including the author's top twenty-five episodes, noteworthy performances, memorable quotes/speeches, and favorite scenes.
Naked City: The Television Series
The award-winning police drama inspired by the 1948 movie, and filmed on the streets of New York City.
Wagon Train: The Television Series (Revised Edition)
The long-running western television series depicting the conflicts of the wagon train travelers in their journey from Missouri to California along the 1870s western frontier.
Adventures in Paradise: The Television Series
The popular south seas adventure series created by James Michener, filmed with romance, glamor and intrigue.
Peyton Place The Television Series
The TV novelization of the controversial best seller that inspired two feature films, the daytime drama, and two network television movies in addition to the successful nighttime series.
The Invaders: A Quinn Martin TV Series
The classic science fiction television series where a California architect witnesses the landing of a flying saucer and tries to convince a disbelieving world that aliens are among us.
Quincy ME: The Television Series
The long-running television series (1976–1983) about the crusading Los Angeles county Medical Examiner.
The Streets of San Francisco: TV Series
A look back at the popular police drama filmed on location in San Francisco and produced by Quinn Martin for the ABC Network; starring Academy Award winning actors Karl Malden and Michael Douglas.
Philly Pop, Rock , Rhythm & Blues
Philly Pop, Rock, Rhythm & Blues, a look back at the grand musical history of Philadelphia.
About the Author
Born and raised in Philadelphia, James Rosin graduated from Temple University's School of Communications with a degree in broadcasting. In New York, he studied acting with Bobby Lewis, and appeared in plays off-off Broadway, in New England summer stock, and on the ABC daytime drama Edge of Night. In Los Angeles, he appeared on General Hospital, and in addition played featured and co-starring roles in episodic TV series such as Mike Hammer, T.J. Hooker, Quincy M.E., The Powers of Matthew Star, Cannon, Mannix, Banacek, Adam-12, Love American Style, and two mini series: Once An Eagle, and Loose Change. He has written stories and teleplays for network television series including Quincy M.E. (NBC), Capitol (CBS), and Loving Friends and Perfect Couples (Showtime). His full-length play, Michael in Beverly Hills, a comedy-drama, premiered at American Theater Arts in Los Angeles and was later presented off-off Broadway, at the American Musical Dramatic Academy's Studio One Theater.
James has written and produced two one-hour sports documentaries, which have aired on public television: Philly Hoops: The SPHAS and Warriors (about the first two professional basketball teams in Philadelphia) and The Philadelphia Athletics 1901 - 1954 (about the former American League franchise). His first book, Philly Hoops: The SPHAS and Warriors, was published in October of 2003, followed by Rock, Rhythm & Blues, in 2004, and Philadelphia: City of Music, (2006). In recent years, he began to author books about classic TV series, revisiting shows he felt were unique, entertaining, and enjoyed by millions of viewers: Route 66 The Television Series 1960 - 1964, (2007) (Revised Edition 2011), Naked City: The Television Series, (2008), Wagon Train: The Television Series, (2008), Adventures in Paradise: The Television Series, Quincy ME: The Television Series (both released in 2009), The Invaders: A Quinn Martin TV Series, and Peyton Place The Television Series (both released in 2010) and The Streets of San Francisco: A Quinn Martin TV Series.(2011). He has also been a contributing writer to Classic Images and Films of the Golden Age Magazine.