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I Love Lucy (1953) was a Comedy Film directed by Edward Sedgwick .

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The 'L.A. at Last!' Episode of I Love Lucy

By Amanda Garrett on Apr 17, 2018 From Old Hollywood Films

Lucille Ball and William Holden in the "L.A. at Last!" episode of I Love Lucy. This article is part of The Third Golden Boy Blogathon: A William Holden Centenary Celebration hosted by The Wonderful World of Cinema, The Flapper Dame, and Love Letters to Old Hollywood. The classic TV series I Lo... Read full article


I Love Lucy: "The Young Fans"

By Michaela on Mar 24, 2016 From Love Letters to Old Hollywood

Last year was the first year I learned about blogathons, so I wound up missing a lot of great ones. One of those that I hated to find out I missed was the Favorite TV Episode Blogathon hosted by A Shroud of Thoughts, so imagine my joy when I discovered that it's been brought back this year. I'll be ... Read full article


I LOVE LUCY wins favorite classic TV comedy show tourney...

By monty on Jan 9, 2016 From All Good Things

It's official...I LOVE LUCY wins the Favorite Classic TV Comedy Show Tournament with a 10-7 win over The Dick Van Dyke Show in the final match. I want to thank everyone who voted and I hope you enjoyed it. Congrats on Lucy once again!... Read full article


Carole Lombard and Una Merkel in "True Confession": Inspiration for "I Love Lucy?"

By Stephen Reginald on Jan 6, 2016 From Classic Movie Man

Carole Lombard and Una Merkel in "True Confession": Inspiration for "I Love Lucy?" I Love Lucy was a landmark in television history. The original series ran for six years on CBS and for four of those years was the top-rated TV show in the country. One of the dynamics that made the show work s... Read full article


It's I LOVE LUCY vs THE DICK VAN DYKE SHOW for all the marbles

By monty on Jan 3, 2016 From All Good Things

For the favorite classic tv comedies tourney that began with 32 favorite shows last month, it has come down to the final two. I Love Lucy will face The Dick Van Dyke Show in the final match to decide your favorite classic tv comedy show as voted on by you. In their semi-final matches, the two number... Read full article


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After the film was shelved, it was pretty much forgotten about and had been considered lost. But in 1996, editor Dann Cahn began searching for it. In 2001, he found it in a mislabeled film can in a vault. Clips of it can be briefly seen in I Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special
The only public theatrical screening of the film was a showing in Bakersfield, California. The screening was a tremendous success and Desilu Productions prepared to release the film nationwide. But MGM Studios wanted to promote _Long, Long Trailer, The (1954)_ (which Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz had already signed to do) as Lucy and Desi's return to feature films. MGM demanded that I Love Lucy be shelved.
The film was finally released to the public in October 2007 as part of a DVD containing all the episodes of both I Love Lucy and The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour.
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