Ernie Kovacs


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Edie Adams

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Edie Adams on the origin of the famous "Nairobi Trio" sketches on Ernie Kovacs' shows
02:43
Edie Adams on performing on Ernie Kovacs' early shows
29:36
Edie Adams on being a regular on Ernie Kovacs' shows
17:29
Edie Adams on Ernie Kovacs' fatal car accident on January 12, 1962
04:18
Edie Adams on film and television specials on Ernie Kovacs
00:59
Edie Adams on the PBS show, The Best of Kovacs
03:19
Edie Adams on the legacy of Ernie Kovacs
01:15
Edie Adams on memorable moments from Ernie Kovacs' acts and shows - playing the giant piano
00:44
Edie Adams on playing Mae West in the TV movie Ernie Kovacs, Between the Laughter
03:13
Edie Adams on the highlight of her career - Ernie Kovacs
00:54
Edie Adams on how she thinks Ernie Kovacs' career would have progressed if he had lived
01:36
Edie Adams on early photos of her and Ernie Kovacs
01:08
Edie Adams on early photos of her and Ernie Kovacs as "Percy Dovetonsils"
00:36
Edie Adams on a photo of Ernie Kovacs on the cover of "Life" magazine
00:17

Joe Behar

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Joe Behar on working with Ernie Kovacs and Kovacs' style of comedy
08:49
Joe Behar on Ernie Kovacs' innovative camera techniques and sets
01:20
Joe Behar on several of Ernie Kovacs' original characters
00:45
Joe Behar on the producers on Ernie Kovacs' shows
00:20
Joe Behar on directing Ernie Kovacs in a sketch show in California, Take a Good Look
03:07
Joe Behar on directing several of Ernie Kovacs' specials
02:37
Joe Behar on Ernie Kovacs' death
02:32

Sid Caesar

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Sid Caesar on the talents of contemporary Ernie Kovacs
01:07

Lewis Gomavitz

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Lewis Gomavitz on working with Ernie Kovacs on The Ernie Kovacs Show
06:54

Marge Greene

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Marge Greene on learning Ernie Kovacs would get a primetime show
00:25
Marge Greene on getting hired to write for Kovacs on the Corner
04:30
Marge Greene on writing her first scripts for Kovacs on the Corner and Kovacs' hatred of them
03:50
Marge Greene on Ernie Kovacs' reputation and poor attitude
01:57
Marge Greene on production of the first episode she wrote for Kovacs on the Corner
01:51
Marge Greene on the format of Kovacs on the Corner
01:25
Marge Greene on Ernie Kovac's reputation before Kovacs on the Corner
02:19
Marge Greene on Ernie Kovacs getting fired and stopping production on Kovacs on the Corner
06:28
Marge Greene on Ernie Kovacs nailing her in a coffin on Kovacs on the Corner and Kovacs' apology
07:39
Marge Greene on Ernie Kovacs' humor and positive and negative qualities
02:50

William Klages

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William Klages on lighting The Ernie Kovacs Show
04:08

Robert Mott

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Robert Mott on working on The Ernie Kovacs Show
07:57

Carl Reiner

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Carl Reiner on working with Ernie Kovacs
01:32

Bob Schiller

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Bob Schiller and Bob Weiskopf on the final episode of The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour, "Lucy Meets the Mustache" with Ernie Kovacs and Edie Adams
01:08

Stanford Tischler

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Stanford Tischler on working on the pilot Medicine Man that starred Ernie Kovacs, which was being shot at the time of Kovacs' death
01:50

Tony Verna

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Tony Verna on Ernie Kovacks' early days in local television
01:11

Bob Weiskopf

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Bob Schiller and Bob Weiskopf on the final episode of The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour, "Lucy Meets the Mustache" with Ernie Kovacs and Edie Adams
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