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The Ernie Kovacs Phile

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Published by Farrar Straus & Giroux (T) .
Written in English


  • Kovacs, Ernie

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8340831M
ISBN 100918282063
ISBN 109780918282064

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Ernie Kovacs (Janu – Janu ) was an American comedian whose uninhibited, often ad-libbed, and visually experimental comedic style came to influence numerous television comedy programs for years after his death in an automobile accident. Such iconic and diverse shows as Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In, Monty Python's Flying Circus, The Uncle . Get this from a library! The Ernie Kovacs phile. [David Walley] -- Before the era of slick network programming and seamless video, a prankster genius named Ernie Kovacs single-handedly invented a short-lived brand of broadcast insanity known as "live television.". Genre/Form: Biography Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Walley, David. Ernie Kovacs phile [sic]. New York: Simon & Schuster,   The Ernie Kovacs phile [sic] by Walley, David. Publication date Topics Kovacs, Ernie, , Comedians Publisher New York: Simon & Schuster Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English "A Fireside book." Originally published: Nothing in moderation. New York: Drake Publishers, With new afterword "TV, radio Pages:

As only Ernie Kovacs could, this book sounds just as Ernie would say things. His off-the-wall comedy left me laughing to myself and remembering the days of the Nairobi Trio, Percy Dovetonsils and his other insane characters. He divulged a lot of his inner feeling about life, Mom and Edie. I read the enrire book "casually" in 3 days/5(13). Buy The Ernie Kovacs phile by David Walley online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.   The Ernie Kovacs Phile by David G. Walley, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(5).   "The Ernie Kovacs Phile", a wonderful book by the late David Walley (aka "Nothing In Moderation: The Ernie Kovacs Story"). Andy Horton, author of "Ernie Kovacs & Early TV Comedy: Nothing in Moderation". Read our interview with Andy. "Intersecting Parallels: Keaton and Kovacs," a wonderful article by Rob Foster.

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