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Have you considered adding "The Ernie Kovacs Collection" DVD set to your collection? It’s the definitive collection of Ernie’s work; a must have for Kovacs fans everywhere!

MOST QUESTIONS ABOUT "THE VISION OF ERNIE KOVACS" ITEMS ARE ANSWERED HERE. WE WON'T RESPOND TO EMAILS WITH QUESTIONS THAT ARE ANSWERED ON THIS PAGE.

THE VISION OF ERNIE KOVACS

TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2012:

Our entire inventory has been sold. My sincere thanks to everyone who has made a purchase. This page is being left up as a description of these items for the fans, scholars and collectors of Ernie Kovacs memorabilia. If you are interested in these items you can search the various internet auction sites and the sites of booksellers to try and find them.

Al Quagliata, www.alquagliata.com/erniekovacs Webmaster


"The Vision Of Ernie Kovacs" Book is an 86 page catalog of an Ernie Kovacs exhibition that took place at what was then known as The Museum Of Broadcasting (later known as The Museum of TV and Radio and now known as The Paley Center For Media) from May 30- September 4, 1986. It is a necessary addtion to any Kovacsphile's collection of books about Ernie.

The book is a wonderful collection of writings and reminiscences by a variety of authors. The part titled "Reflections" contains writings by Ernie and those who worked directly with him. Here is a list of the contents:

  • INTRODUCTION By Jeff Greenfield
  • TOPSY-TURVY IN THE EVERDAY WORLD: THE UNSURPASSED CAREER OF ERNIE KOVACS By William A. Henry III
  • IT'S BEEN REAL: ERNIE KOVACS POSTMODERNIST By J. Hoberman
  • AN INTIMATE VACUUM: ERNIE KOVACS IN THE AURA OF VIDEO ART By John Minkowsky

REFLECTIONS:

  • "STRANGELY BELIEVE IT": COMEDY WITHOUT ANGST By Edie Adams
  • A FIRST HAND REMEMBRANCE By Andy Kay
  • CONSTANTLY IN MOTION: ERNIE KOVACS IN PHILADELPHIA By Donald E. Mattern
  • AN INTERVIEW WITH JOE BEHAR
  • THE ERNIE KOVACS SPECIAL By Ernie Kovacs
  • HIGHLIGHTS OF THE EXHIBTION
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

"The Vision Of Ernie Kovacs" also contains some wonderful photos It’s a necessary addition to the collection of any Kovacs fan. This is a one-of-a-kind item; we've acquired the last remaining stock and once they’re gone no more will be produced.

"The Vision Of Ernie Kovacs T-Shirt" is also a one-of-a-kind item; once these are sold no more will be manufactured as they feature the former name of The Paley Center For Media on the back. This is a 100% white cotton t-shirt and is available in MEN'S LARGE ONLY. The picture on the right shows you both the front and back; under the Museum Of Television and Radio (MT&R) logo on the back it says "Photo Courtesy of Edie Adams" and © 1995 The Museum of Television And Radio. This is one of the only licensed Ernie Kovacs T-Shirts that was ever manufactured and is the only one currently available. We don't have any T-Shirts featuring characters or bits from Ernie's shows (eg, Percy Dovetonsils, The Nairobi Trio, etc.).


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