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Ball, Lucille 1911-1989

Overview
Works: 1,791 works in 2,844 publications in 3 languages and 51,015 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Television comedies  Situation comedies (Television programs)  Slapstick comedy television programs  Television series  Romantic comedy films  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Singer, Narrator, Costume designer, Speaker, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Lucille Ball
 
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Yours, mine and ours by Melville Shavelson( Visual )

18 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widowed Navy nurse, Helen North, the mother of eight children, marries handsome Navy officer, Frank Beardsley, who is the father of ten
The Lucy show( Visual )

76 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy gets trapped: Lucy calls in sick but goes to a sale, only she gets her picture in the paper as the store's 10 millionth customer. Lucy and the French movie star: Mr. Mooney is asked by his boss, Mr. Cheever, to land the account of a French film-maker (Bergerac) scheduled to produce pictures in Hollywood. How Jack found Mary: A writer visits Jack at home and hears the story of how Jack found Mary Livingstone in the fall of 1932. In the flashback, a brash, young Jack goes into the May Company department store to buy a shirt when hosiery counter clerk Mary catches his eye. He flirts shamelessly with Mary while she and her co-worker, Sally, give him a hard time
The long, long trailer( Visual )

13 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy and Desi play newlyweds who hit the honeymoon road with a 40-foot trailer in tow
Stage door by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

21 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film depicts the fears, setbacks and daily struggles of aspiring young performers, and, for the very few, stardom and success
Mame( Visual )

17 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She'll coax the blues right out of your heart. Madcap Auntie Mame is suddenly her nephew's guardian in this sparkling adaptation of the Broadway hit
Follow the Fleet by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Navy sailor tries to rekindle a romance with the woman he loves while on liberty in San Francisco
Room service( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Room Service: A cash-strapped theatrical troup tries to find a backer and keep from being thrown out of their hotel. At the Circus: The brothers try to keep the cash-strapped circus running by finding a backer
I love Lucy( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pilot & first season that introduced America to the redheaded housewife with show business aspirations, her long-suffering bandleader husband, and their friends the Mertzes (the prototypical sitcom wacky neighbors). Produced by Ball & Arnaz' company Desilu, the duo (along with co-creator Jess Oppenheimer) decided to shoot the show in Hollywood, on 35 mm film in front of a live studio audience, with three cameras to capture the action
Ziegfeld follies by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

11 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dead showman looks down upon the Earth and dreams of his perfect show. A who's who of credited and uncredited Hollywood talents
The Lucy show : [the lost episodes marathon] by Lucille Ball( Visual )

43 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these hilarious episodes of The Lucy show, see what made Lucille Ball TV's monarch of comedy
Dance, girl, dance by Dorothy Arzner( Visual )

11 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bubbles loves to dance. But she also likes to eat. Her friend Judy may choose to suffer for her art, but not Bubbles. She swaps her ballet shoes for a G-string...and turns patrons' fantasies into dollars as burlesque sensation Tiger Lily White. Directed by Dorothy Arzner, classic Hollywood's sole major female director."--Container
I love Lucy( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Ricardos and Mertzs return from Hollywood, Ricky's band gets booked on an European tour and Fred goes along as the band's manager. Determined not to be left behind, Lucy and Ethel raise the money they need to travel with a charity scam. Europe isn't ready for the new American invasion. Includes all 26 episodes
I love Lucy( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All 31 episodes from the third season of Lucy's hilarious adventures; the Ricardos adjust to being parents, but will Lucy's motherhood affect her show biz ambitions?
I love Lucy( Visual )

8 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy & Ricky are still happy in New York, but when Ricky is offered a part in a Hollywood film, the Ricardos and the Mertzes head off to California via a cross-country automobile trip. The changes of locale offers new opportunities for Lucy to get in trouble, and a chance for movie stars to guest on the show once the Ricardos make it to Hollywood
The dark corner by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

16 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in English and German and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detective, already framed for murder once, is framed for the murder of his ex-partner, the man who framed him the first time
I love Lucy( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The redhead is up to some of her most hilarious shenanigans. Back home in New York, Ricky buys the nightclub, and renames it Club Babalu. The Ricardos and Mertzs take trips to Florida and Cuba, and then decide to move to rural Connecticut. We also meet Little Ricky, now a 5-year old drumming sensation, and a new set of Connecticut neighbors for the Ricardos. Includes all 27 episodes of the sixth and final season of the "I love Lucy" show
Fancy pants( Visual )

8 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A zany red-head and her mother bring back a bogus butler to frontier New Mexico
Du Barry was a lady by Roy Del Ruth( Visual )

7 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Their friendship is a perfect musical-comedy blendship, as Ball goes from NYC torch singer to the dream girl of Red Skelton's wacky, 18th century-France reverie
Lucy's lost episodes( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rare sketches you'll never see in "I Love Lucy" reruns! Lucille Ball's extraordinary talent carried her beyond her highly popular series "I Love Lucy", "The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour", "The Lucy Show", and "Here's Lucy". With husband Desi Arnaz (who played Ricky Ricardo) and cast members Vivian Vance (Ethel Mertz) and William Frawley (Fred Mertz) she was a frequent guest of other celebrities on their shows during the Golden Age of TV. You'll see them on a 1954 live broadcast, "Toast of the Town", in which host Ed Sullivan gets manhandled when he pays a visit to their home. In this hiliarious sketch, the three of them crack up when Ed actually laughs. In 1955, Lucy and Desi stumped the "What's My Line?" panelists with their disguised voices and back and forth answers. In 1959, a promotional film - never aired on TV - was produced for westinghouse, the new sponsor of the "Desilu Playhouse". This unique look at the Desilu Studio contains a wealth of early TV history as well as lots of laughs
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Stage door
Alternative Names
Arnaz, Lucille B. 1911-1989

Arnaz, Lucille Ball 1911-1989

Ball, Lucille Desiree

Ball, Lucille Desirée 1911-1989

Belmont, Diane

Belmont, Diane, 1911-1989

Belmont, Dianne Desiree 1911-1989

Bill, Lucille

Bol, Li︠u︡sil 1911-1989

Boll, Li︠u︡silʹ 1911-1989

Bōru, Rushiru 1911-1989

Bul, Lusil 1911-1989

First Lady of Television 1911-1989

Lucille Ball actrice américaine

Lucille Ball actriz estadounidense

Lucille Ball Amerikaans actrice

Lucille Ball amerykańska aktorka

Lucille Ball attrice statunitense

Lucille Ball US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Lucille Ballová americká herečka a producentka

Lucy 1911-1989

Lusil Bol

Lūsīla Bola

Morton, Lucille 1911-1989

Queen of the B Movies 1911-1989

Rushiru Bōru 1911-1989

Technicolor Tessie 1911-1989

Λουσίλ Μπολ

Бол, Люсил 1911-1989

Болл, Люсиль 1911-1989

Лусил Бол

Люсил Бол

Люсиль Болл

Люсіль Бол

Люсіль Болл

בול, לוסיל 1911-1989

לוסיל בול שחקנית אמריקאית

لوسيل بول

لوسیل بال بازیگر، خواننده، و مدل آمریکایی

루실 볼

ボール, ルシル 1911-1989

ルシル・ボール

ルシル・ボール 1911-1989

露西兒·鮑爾

露西尔·鲍尔

Languages
English (374)

German (2)

French (1)

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The long, long trailerStage doorMameI love LucyZiegfeld folliesFancy pantsDu Barry was a lady