The Ellen "B" - Louisiana houseboat
seen on the sitcom TAMMY/ABC/1965-66. Moored in the bayou of
Ducheau County, the Ellen "B" is owned by Mordecai Tarleton
(Denver Pyle), grandfather of 18-year-old Tammy Tarleton (Debbie
Watson) who worked as a secretary for John Brent (Donald Woods), a
wealthy plantation owner.
Uncle Lucius, Grandpa Mordecai and Tammy
TRIVIA NOTE: In the movie
Tammy Tell Me True (1961) Tammy (Sandra Dee) befriends Mrs.
Annie Call (Beulah Bondi), a wealthy old women who like Tammy
lived on the river in her youth. To escape her boring life, Mrs.
Call secretly moves from her mansion into the Ellen B with Tammy and begins to live
a quieter more satisfactory lifestyle of fishing for the catfish,
and listening to the sounds of the river.
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