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Comedy Television Video Writer

Ernie Kovacs Centennial – Panel Discussion – Video excerpts

Description from The Anthology Film Archives Program

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Book Shelf Cinema Comedy Story Teller Television Writer

Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “Zoomar” by Ernie Kovacs

One of television’s early pioneers. Ernie Kovacs wrote a novel. ZOOMAR in 1957

Published as a hardcover book and then released as a paperback. Here are the covers of both editions.

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Cover of ZOOMAR book with the spine.

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Inside back flap with Author’s bio.

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Paperback edition of the book published in 1959 by Bantam.

Ernie KovacsEdie Adams and Ernie Kovacs. A still from the ABC game show “Take a Good Luck” sponsored by Dutch Masters.

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Performing Arts Vaudevisuals Interview Video

Vaudevisuals interview with Ben Model – Ernie Kovacs – Pioneer of early TV

Ben Model is the archivist for the Ernie Kovacs library. And he has much to say about Ernie Kovacs. Having viewed the entire library of TV shows, personal films etc.

Shout Factory presents Ernie Kovacs DVD set

Here are some additional links that contain reviews (from the NY Times) of a bio and the collection of videos by Ernie Kovacs.

http://www.nytimes.com/1987/03/08/movies/tv-view-ernie-kovacs-a-comic-to-the-medium-born.html

http://www.nytimes.com/1984/05/14/arts/tv-review-life-of-ernie-kovacs-is-portrayed.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/08/arts/television/the-ernie-kovacs-collection-new-on-dvd.html?_r=0

To purchase the Ernie Kovacs DVD set go here!