About sports presenter Howard Cossell
American comedian, he was the first major star of television
Director: Stanley Kramer. Also starred Buddy Hackett, Ethel Merman & Mickey Rooney. Plot: The dying words of a thief spark a madcap cross-country rush to find some treasure. Won and Oscar
Director: Otto Preminger. Also starred Carl Esmond, Howard Freeman & Poldi Dur. Plot: It is a toss-up as to who is most displeased when Patrolman Moe Finkelstein (Milton Berle) is given the duty of guarding the German consulate ran by Karl Baumer (Otto Preminger); neither Moe nor Baumer are too happy with this turn of events.
First major star of American television, known as Uncle Miltie; 1908-2002
Director: Roy Del Ruth. Also starred Bert Lahr, Alan Hale & Grace Hayes. Plot: A young comic plays second-rate nightclubs and chintzy resorts in his struggle to break into the big time.
Director: Malcolm St Clair. Also starred Frank Orth, William B. Davidson & Wonderful Smith. Plot: The problem with the mystery stories concocted by Jason Cord (Milton Berle) is that he can never figure out who's guilty...