Product description of Lucy & Desi: The Real Life Scrapbook of America’s Favorite TV Couple
During their marriage, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz filled over 100 scrapbooks with all manner of memorabilia. Now fans can take a rare peek at the details of the famous TV couple’s lives with this fantastic replica composite. Lucy & Desi, our exclusive, real-life scrapbook of the couple’s lives, contains 25 interactive, three-dimensional paper-engineered replicas of actual items – from Desi’s report card to important telegrams – which have never been published before. Vintage snapshots of happy family moments, touching love letters, passports, and other precious minutiae, with more than 150 photographs, both black-and-white and color, fill this wonderful, engrossing look back at the golden years of television comedy, when Lucy and Desi charmed America with humor and song. This official scrapbook is a must-have for the millions of devoted fans.
Editorial review of Laughing with Lucy: My Life with America’s Leading Lady of Comedy courtesy of Amazon.com
Lucille Ball‘s comic genius made them famous, but many of the unforgettable plot lines for I Love Lucy came from the life of their writer, Madelyn Pugh Davis. In Laughing with Lucy, Davis and her long-time writing partner, Bob Carroll Jr., recount her rise in television and her many years working on the set and behind the scenes with Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. Lighthearted and witty, this book offers a trip back in time to the tumultuous early days of television.(more…)
Now, you can commemorate one of Lucy’s zaniest ideas with a collectible I Love Lucyâ Barbie(R) doll. Laugh until your sides split with this fantastic I Love Lucy(R) Barbie(R) doll from Mattel. This collectible Barbie(R) doll is outfitted in a brightly-colored skirt, peasant blouse and costume jewelry – and has a tambourine in her hand!(more…)
Lucy Calls the President (1977) starring Lucille Ball, Vivian Vance, Mary Jane Croft, Gale Gordon, Ed McMahon
Lucy Calls The President is a one hour special that was originally aired on November 21, 1977 on CBS. It starred Lucille Ball, Vivian Vance, Gale Gordon, Mary Jane Croft, Mary Wickes (all from The Lucy Show) along with Ed McMahon, Steve Allen, Lillian Carter (President Jimmy Carter’s mother) and others.(more…)
editorial review of Desilu : The Story of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz by Coyne. Sanders, Tom Gilbert, courtesy of Amazon.com
The true, behind-the-scenes story of television’s happiest couple, and Hollywood’s most tumultuous marriage.
Fifty years ago the magical union of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz enthralled American audiences who couldn’t got enough of the fiery redhead or her sexy Cuban husband. But off camera the situation couldn’t have been less comic, with backstage battles, over-sized egos, drinking, philandering, and the demands of phenomenal success undermining what was once a storybook romance.(more…)
Lucy is Matchmaker – I Love Lucy episode 62, originally aired 5/25/1953, season 2
In Lucy is Matchmaker, Lucy Ricardo, Ethel Mertz, Carolyn Appleby and another friend are playing cards in their apartment, complaining about all of the attention that their husbands are paying to their single friend Sylvia Collins the night before. In self-defense, Lucy decides to play matchmaker for Sylvia with a friend of Fred’s named Eddie Grant.(more…)