Ernie Kovacs

  • Birth Name: Ernest Edward Kovacs
  • Birth Place: Trenton, New Jersey, United States
  • Died: January 13, 1962
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian, Producer, Director, Writer
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The Ernie Kovacs Collection, Volume 2
This second volume of The Ernie Kovacs Collection digs deeper into a gold mine of comedy from television's original genius.
The Ernie Kovacs Collection
Ernie Kovacs was a visionary, and between 1951 and 1962 he broke rules that hadn't even been made yet and created a "language" that is now taken for g (more…)
Strangers When We Meet - (Original Trailer)
A married architect (Kirk Douglas) and a neglected wife (Kim Novak) begin an affair in Strangers When We Meet (1960).
(Movie Clip) Beatrice
British agent Beatrice Severn (Maureen O'Hara) interrupts Captain Segura (Ernie Kovacs) and makes contact with her collaborator Wormold (Alec Guinness (more…)
(Movie Clip) Opening Credits
Opening credits from director Carol Reed's production of Graham Greene's Our Man In Havana, (1960) starring Alec Guinness and Maureen O'Hara.
North to Alaska - (Original Trailer)
Two prospectors (John Wayne, Stewart Granger) cope with woman problems and a con man in North to Alaska (1960).
Kovacs On The Corner
16:00 — Ernie was given this network daytime half-hour variety show from January through March of 1952, originating from WPTZ and airing nationally on NBC.
The Ernie Kovacs Show-June 12, 1956
16:00 — After "Kovacs Unlimited" was canceled, Ernie did a similar program in a late-night slot for the fledgling DuMont network from April 1954 to April 1955 (more…)
The Ernie Kovacs Show-April 12, 1956
18:00 — After "Kovacs Unlimited" was canceled, Ernie did a similar program in a late-night slot for the fledgling DuMont network from April 1954 to April 1955 (more…)
It's Time For Ernie-March 7, 1951
08:00 — Ernie performs cartoon gags, relates directly to us through the television set and even does something we'd probably do during the show . . . get a dr (more…)
January 23, 1956
18:00 — After "Kovacs Unlimited" was canceled, Ernie did a similar program in a late-night slot for the fledgling DuMont network from April 1954 to April 1955 (more…)
Ernie In Kovacsland-July 6, 1951
15:00 — Ernie was given this nightly prime-time slot as a summer replacement for popular puppet show Kukla, Fran And Ollie on the NBC network.
The Ernie Kovacs Show-March 15, 1956
18:00 — After "Kovacs Unlimited" was canceled, Ernie did a similar program in a late-night slot for the fledgling DuMont network from April 1954 to April 1955 (more…)
Kovacs Unlimited-May 28, 1952
17:00 — Ernie's daily show for CBS started in a midday slot of 45 minutes and moved to mornings at one hour at the beginning of 1953. Kovacs transplanted his (more…)
It's Time For Ernie-June 1951
08:00 — This is a kine from an unknown date during the show's actual run. The TV set bit and others -- now that Ernie's worked things out with the director a (more…)
(Movie Clip) How Humiliatin'!
Cantinflas (title character), seeking his beloved horse, has reached Las Vegas, where director George Sidney lays down another barrage of cameos, this (more…)
(Movie Clip) That's How It Went, All Right
It's been said that Bobby Darin's secret was that he could deliver any song like it was the one you'd been waiting for all night, example here with Ca (more…)
(Movie Clip) Faraway Part Of Town
Cantinflas (title character) tries to persuade struggling performer friend Suzie (Shirley Jones) she can make it big, when Judy Garland does her cameo (more…)
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