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Ernie Kovacs: Between the Laughter (1984)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama  -  14 May 1984 (USA)
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Edie Adams
Madolyn Smith Osborne ...
Dorothy Kovacs
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Pierre Lafitte
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Mary Kovacs
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Harry Ascot
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Judge (as Frank McCarthy)
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Mrs. Enke
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Leon Lane
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Rusty Valentine
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Fran Bennett ...
Miss Deal
Weldon Bleiler ...
Bum Detective (as Weldon Boyce Bleiler)
Bryan Englund ...
Cab Driver
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Ernie Kovacs - Tra una risata e l'altra  »

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A little different; a lot of movie
8 April 2001 | by (Bracebridge Ont) – See all my reviews

This is a splendid little sleeper of a movie. Ernie Kovacs was one of the giants of early television. I think he would be pleased with the way Jeff Goldbloom captures his wonky personality. Melody Anderson also distills that of Edie Adams. There is a very basic heart tugging story about the search for Kovacs' two abducted daughters. But at the same time the film is funny --- Cloris Leachman is a hoot as Kovacs impossible mom --- and has many of the offbeat and innovative qualities of the old Kovacs show itself.


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