From Birth to Hollywood I Love Lucy
Hollywood to I Love Lucy
Born in Jamestown, New she had small parts in was a hit. different
York. Attended drama Three Little Pigskins types of comedy. the
school but was outshined (1934) with the 3 cast was a family to
Ball. In Who's Decided to Stooges,made $50 viewers. the key to
Smith, R. (1992). Lucille by Bette Davis.who in comedy : comedians, comics, and clowns from vaudeville to today's s
become a model by the for That Girl from success was Lucy's
encyclope name as Diane Belmont Paris (1936), Room childlike ways. show
dia with blonde hair. In a wheel Service with the Marx ended because of
born in Jamestown, NY. 1933 to have a part CBS interested in her
Father (electrician) died in the chorus of but not Desi. Lucy
Zoglin, R. (1998). when she was 3. tried to Roman Scandals. wanted Desi to play
Lucille Ball. Time get in show business in NY Buster Keaton her husband so they
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scholarly the Reign of I Love them to be united. because of the rocky
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born Aug 6, 1911. father debuted in 1951 on
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Melancholy Life Desiree "DeDe"(19). Ball in 1933. "Queen B" of Desilu, performing
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After I Love Lucy to Death Lucy's Influence about lucy other
divorce 1960. remarried
1961. hit in Wildcat. Bought
Desi's share for Desilu Prod.
Wealthiest women in show after death, her picture was
business. Assets worth $50 on almost every major
million. Lucy 3 more times. magazine. Reruns still
Regular on Monday night TV popular
for 3 years after the show
ended, they did hourlong
specials. Ended it in 1960
because of divorce. Had 2
other popular series. Made a
few more movies. Attempted
a comeback in 1986.
named 1 of the top
influential people in the TV
business in the last century.
"The Lucy Show" and "Here's Picked as the top of the first
Lucy" 50 years.
Lucy would do
any stunt. She
had her way to
more funny then
they were on
first woman to play a
pregnant woman on a
sitcom, however she isn't
allowed to say the word
worked hard to
perfect her craft
divorce 1960. lucy was fake brush with
about their marriage. Worked communism in
together without speaking to 1953 (red scare).
each other the last days. Desi Registered to
hurt that lucy received all the vote in 1936 for
credit. Desilu was bigger than her grandpa.
Fox or MGM. Carelessness like
Desi was cheater and
alcoholic which lead to
divorce in 1960. remarried
Gary Morton shortly after.
Struggled with aging and loss
of spotlight. scheduled to visit
hometown in April 1989 but
divorced in 1960 because of
his constant working, drinking
and cheating. Lucy in
Connecticut (1960). The Lucy-
Desi Comedy Hour (1962-
1967). with Vivian Vance The
Lucy Show (later called The
women's TV comedy gave
roots for open feminist.
Lucy gave women a chance
to laugh at her and have a
good time. Women were
flocking to comedy. Women
issues weren't taken
TV is a