1 9 6 2 – 1 9 6 3 (USA)
26 x 30 minute episodes
This CBS sitcom debuted on 24 September 1962 and starred Loretta Young as children’s book author Christine Massey.
Christine was widowed and had seven children of her own – Vickie (Beverly Washburn), Maria (Tracy Stratford), Marnie (Celia Milius), Judy (Sandy Descher), Binkie (Cindy Carol) and twins Dack (Dack Rambo) and Dirk (Dirk Rambo).
Hoping to secure a position as a writer with a New York magazine, Christine submits a story idea. Editor Paul Belzer (James Philbrook) offers her a job providing she changes her material to accommodate the sophisticated publication.
Episodes followed their relationship as they fell in love, married, and established a home in the small town of Ellendale, Connecticut, for the nine-member Massey-Belzer family.
Christine Massey (Belzer)