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Ernie Kovacs & early tv comedy

Andrew Horton

Ernie Kovacs & early tv comedy

nothing in moderation

by Andrew Horton

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 111-114) and index.

Other titlesErnic Kovacs and early tv comedy
StatementAndrew Horton
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2287.K7 H67 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 120 p. :
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24419197M
ISBN 109780292721944
LC Control Number2009035512
OCLC/WorldCa435967563


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Ernie Kovacs & Early TV Comedy Nothing in Moderation Subjects. Performing Arts Nonfiction. The first study of pioneering TV comedian Ernie Kovacs and his influence on later shows, ranging from Laugh-In to Letterman. University of Texas Press Publication Date: Format Kindle Book OverDrive Read Adobe PDF eBook Ernie went on to TV in Philadelphia where he established grand old institutions such as EEFMS, (The Early Eiball Fraternal Marching society), and the Kovacs gallery of sparkling personalities, (Pierre Ragout, the French storyteller, Skodny Silsky, the ace Hollywood reporter and others.

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