Ernie Kovacs: Between the Laughter (1984)


The story of Ernie Kovacs, a talented radio and TV presenter and entertainer ahead of his time, who tried to make his shows as innovative and quirky as budget and censorship would allow. Ignored during life, celebrated after death.

Director: Lamont Johnson.
Writers: April Smith, Edie Adams (based upon factual material supplied by).
Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Melody Anderson, John Glover, Madolyn Smith Osborne, Cloris Leachman, Joseph Mascolo, Jordan Charney, Francis X. McCarthy, Lois De Banzie, Murphy Dunne, Steven M. Porter, Edie Adams, Fran Bennett, Weldon Bleiler, Bryan Englund, Soleil Moon Frye, David Garrison, David Garrison.


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  1. Steve Burstein
    March 17, 2020

    Ernie Kovacs was hardly ignored in his lifetime. He was a TV star, prominently featured in TV Guide and the like.

    • JP
      March 18, 2020

      Exactly right!

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