I Love Lucy (1953) was a Comedy Film directed by Edward Sedgwick .
The 'L.A. at Last!' Episode of I Love LucyBy 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 marblesBy 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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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.
This film consisted of three episodes edited together: "The Benefit" (ep. #1.13), "Breaking the Lease" (ep. #1.18) and "The Ballet" (ep. #1.19). New scenes were filmed to help connect the three episodes into one cohesive whole. Also, new wraparound segments were filmed. The opening segment shows the studio audience filing in for the filming. Desi Arnaz welcomes the audience and introduces the cast as he typically did before every filming. In the closing segment, Arnaz thanks the audience and the cast take their final bows.
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