Lucille Ball

Lucille Ball being kissed by Desi Arnaz

I Love Lucy poster gallery

I Love Lucy Poster Gallery for Lucille Ball

Lucille Ball is best known for her role as Lucy Ricardo on the ground-breaking television series, I Love Lucy,€ co-starring her then-husband Desi Arnaz.  Many of the best-known moments of that series are here, such as the famous “Candy Factory” scene with co-star Vivian Vance, the grape-stomping scene, or Lucy Ricardo’s attempt to break into television with the filming of the “Vitameatavegamin” commercial.

Also included are pictures of her with her co-stars, and several romantic pictures of Lucy and Desi Arnaz.

However, people tend to forget that Lucille Ball had a long career in the movies before her television series, and some “glamour” photographs of Lucy are here as well.

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Lucille Ball quotes

Quotes by and about Lucille Ball, dealing with both her personal and professional life

  • “I think knowing what you cannot do is more important than knowing what you can do. In fact, that’s good taste.” – Lucille Ball
  • “One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn’t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore faith in yourself.” – Lucille Ball
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William Frawley (1951)

William Frawley biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

William Clement Frawley (February 26, 1887 -€“ March 3, 1966) was a stage and screen actor, with well over a hundred films to his credit, but gained greater fame in television as Fred Mertz on I Love Lucy and as “Uncle” Bub O’Casey on My Three Sons.

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Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz

Desi Arnaz biography

Desi Arnaz is best known for his role as Ricky Ricardo, Cuban bandleader husband of Lucy Ricardo on the classic American television series, I Love Lucy.  But among other things, Desi Arnaz was a musician, recording artist, television producer and director.  But his story begins with his birth in his beloved Cuba, before the regime of Fidel Castro.

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Annabel Takes a Tour - Jackie Oakley, Lucille Ball

Annabel Takes a Tour

Annabel Takes a Tour (1938) starring Lucille Ball, Jackie Oakie

In Annabel Takes a Tour, Lucille Ball plays the title role of Annabel Allison, a movie starlet who’s going on a publicity tour where her publicity agent Lannie Morgan, played by Jackie Oakie, keeps getting her into trouble; along the way she finds herself falling in love with a romance novel author, unaware that he’s already married. (more…)

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The musical extravaganza that tops Great Ziegfield - DuBarry Was A Lady starring Red Skelton, Lucille Ball, Gene Kelly with Virginia O'Brien, Rags Ragland, Zero Mostel, Tommy Dorsey and his orchestra - photogrphed in Technicolor

DuBarry Was A Lady

DuBarry Was A Lady (1943) starring Red Skelton, Lucille Ball, Gene Kelly, Virginia O’Brien, Rags Ragland, Zero Mostel, Tommy Dorsey

The basic plot of DuBarry Was A Lady is as follows: Hat check man Louis Blore (Red Skelton) is in love with nightclub star May Daly. (Lucille Ball) May, however, is love with a poverty-row dancer (Gene Kelly).  But due to her parents’ poverty, she wants to marry for money. When Louis wins the Irish Sweepstakes, he asks May to marry him and she accepts.  Even though she doesn’t love him. Soon after, Louis has an accident and gets slipped a doctored drink (meant for Gene Kelly), where he dreams that he €™s King Louis XV pursuing the infamous Madame Du Barry (Lucille Ball). (more…)

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Best Foot Forward (1943), starring Lucille Ball, Harry James

Best Foot Forward [Lucille Ball]

Best Foot Forward (1943), starring Lucille Ball, Harry James

Best Foot Forward (1943), starring Lucille Ball, Harry JamesBest Foot Forward is a fun musical, that frequently had me asking, “When is Lucy coming back on screen?” Please understand, that even without Lucy on screen, it’s a fun musical farce.  There are several nice musical numbers and some Wonderful music by the Harry James band.  I was absolutely transfixed by their rendition of Flight of the Bumblebees.  But there’s a definite decrease in the comedy, and in the pace of the film, when Lucille Ball is off-screen — with a few notable exceptions.

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Lucille Ball biography

Biography of Lucille Ball (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989), famous TV clown

Lucille Ball is best known for her portrayal of Lucy Ricardo, a scatter-brained housewife who went from one hare-brained scheme to another, trying to share the limelight with her entertainer husband, despite her lack of talent. The real life Lucille Ball was almost the exact opposite (more…)

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