Howard Morris

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Howard Morris (September 4, 1919 – May 21, 2005) was an American comic actor and director who was best known for his role as Ernest T. Bass on The Andy Griffith Show. Description above from the Wikipedia article Howard Morris, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​


High Anxiety (1977)

A psychiatrist with intense acrophobia (fear of heights) goes to work for a mental institution run by doctors who appear to be crazier than their patients, and have secrets that they are willing to commit murder to keep.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Mel Brooks  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Cloris Leachman  •  Harvey Korman

History of the World: Part I (1981)

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An uproarious version of history that proves nothing is sacred – not even the Roman Empire, the French Revolution and the Spanish Inquisition.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Mel Brooks  •  Dom DeLuise  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Harvey Korman

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977)


Whether we’re young or forever young at heart, the Hundred Acre Wood calls to that place in each of us that still believes in magic. Join pals Pooh, Piglet, Kanga, Roo, Owl, Rabbit, Tigger and Christopher Robin as they enjoy their days together and sing their way ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Lounsbery  •  Wolfgang Reitherman
CAST:  Sebastian Cabot  •  Sterling Holloway  •  Junius Matthews  •  Paul Winchell

The Nutty Professor (1963)

Jerry Lewis directed, co-wrote and starred in this riotously funny movie that set a new standard for screen comedy and inspired the hit remake. Lewis plays a timid, nearsighted chemistry teacher who discovers a magical potion that can transform him into a suave and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Lewis
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  Stella Stevens  •  Del Moore  •  Henry Gibson

Boys' Night Out (1962)

Fred, George, Doug and Howie are quickly reaching middle-age. Three of them are married, only Fred is still a bachelor. They want something different than their ordinary marriages, children and TV-dinners. In secret, they get themselves an apartment with a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Gordon
CAST:  Kim Novak  •  James Garner  •  Tony Randall  •  Howard Morris

Return to Mayberry (1986)

After being away for awhile, Andy Taylor returns home to Mayberry to visit Opie, now an expectant father. While there he ends up helping Barney Fife mount a campaign for sheriff.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Sweeney
CAST:  Andy Griffith  •  Ron Howard  •  Don Knotts  •  Jim Nabors

Splash (1984)

A successful businessman falls in love with the girl of his dreams. There's one big complication though; he's fallen hook, line and sinker for a mermaid.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Eugene Levy  •  John Candy

With Six You Get Eggroll (1968)

Abby McClure, a widow with three sons, and Jake Iverson, a widower with a teen-age daughter, begin dating and eventually decide to get married. But they're not prepared for the hostile reactions from their children, who are not very excited about the new union ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Howard Morris
CAST:  Doris Day  •  Brian Keith  •  Pat Carroll  •  Barbara Hershey

Dying Young (1991)

After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O'Neil is looking for a new start and a new job. She begins to work as a private nurse for a young man suffering from blood cancer. Slowly, they fall in love, but they always know their love cannot ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Campbell Scott  •  Vincent D'Onofrio  •  Colleen Dewhurst

Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree (1966)

Christopher Robin's bear attempts to raid a beehive in a tall tree.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Reitherman
CAST:  Sterling Holloway  •  Junius Matthews  •  Sebastian Cabot  •  Howard Morris

Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day (1968)

Winnie the Pooh and his friends experience high winds, heavy rains, and a flood in Hundred Acre Wood.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Reitherman
CAST:  Sterling Holloway  •  John Fiedler  •  Paul Winchell  •  Hal Smith

Life Stinks (1991)

A rich businessman makes a bet he can survive on the streets of a rough Los Angeles neighborhood for 30 days completely penniless. During his stay he discovers another side of life and falls in love with with a homeless woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Mel Brooks  •  Lesley Ann Warren  •  Jeffrey Tambor  •  Michael Ensign

Fluffy (1965)

Comedy about a nutty professor and his pet lion.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Earl Bellamy
CAST:  Tony Randall  •  Shirley Jones  •  Edward Andrews  •  Jim Backus

The Sid Caesar Collection: Creating The Comedy (2000)

The Big Daddy of televised comedy sketches, Sid Caesar had millions of Americans holding their sides and howling at his uproarious antics and those of his inspired sidekicks--Imogene Coca, Nanette Fabray, Carl Reiner, and Howard Morris. These are compilations of ...  (more)

CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Mel Brooks  •  Sid Caesar  •  Nanette Fabray

Alice in Wonderland or What's a Nice Kid Like You Doing in a Place Like This? (1966)

An 1966 animated, loose adaptation and parody of the Lewis Carroll tales by Hanna-Barbera Productions. A modern-day teenager doing a book report on Alice, accidentally is sucked in by her television set. She ends up in a wacky version of Wonderland. (Comic Vine)  (more)

CAST:  Sammy Davis Jr.  •  Zsa Zsa Gabor  •  Bill Dana  •  Howard Morris

Star Fairies (1985)

This is a cute little story about a princess star fairy named Sparkle who lives up in the clouds in Castle WishStar. Her job is to grant wishes to children when they wish upon a star. But lately she has been overwhelmed by the increasing number of wishes being made ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ray Patterson
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  Billy Barty  •  Michael Bell  •  Holly Berger

40 Pounds of Trouble (1962)

Hilarity ensues when a casino manager spends a day at Disneyland with a cute but troublesome little girl.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Tony Curtis  •  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Phil Silvers  •  Kevin McCarthy

Alice of Wonderland in Paris (1966)

Young Alice, having become a celebrity for her adventures in Wonderland, is in her bedroom dreaming about visiting Paris and sharing adventures with the storybook girl Madeline. While no comment is made as to where this Alice comes from or what time the film is set ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gene Deitch
CAST:  Luce Ennis  •  Norma MacMillan  •  Howard Morris  •  Carl Reiner

Don't Drink the Water (1969)

The Hollander family's European vacation is interrupted when their plane is forced to land in Vulgaria. The Hollanders leave the plane to take pictures which results in accusations of spying. Chased by Vulgarian soldiers, they take refuge in the American Embassy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Howard Morris
CAST:  Jackie Gleason  •  Estelle Parsons  •  Ted Bessell  •  Howard St. John

Transylvania Twist (1989)

The nephew of a librarian must go collect a 200 year old book, "The Book of Ulthar." that should have never been checked out by the Evil Count Orlock cause one of the spells in it could bring about the end of the world. During his trip to the castle, he meets ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Wynorski
CAST:  Robert Vaughn  •  Teri Copley  •  Steve Altman  •  Ace Mask