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The Princess Comes Across (1936)

  • Directed by William K. Howard.
  • Gowns by Travis Banton (of course).
  • Carole Lombard plays Princess Olga, a Swedish royal sailing for Hollywood to begin her film career.
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"Lucy Wins a Racehorse" on The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour.

There are two notable anniversaries connected to Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz this week: The couple was married on November 30, 1940 and Desi Arnaz died on December 2, 1986. 1,637 more words

Classic TV

I LOVE LUCY - "Lucy Does the Tango," first broadcast on 3/11/57

The following is my contribution to The Lucy & Desi Blogathon, being hosted by Michaela at the blog Love Letters to Old Hollywood on Dec. 516 more words

October 15th National I Love Lucy Day

I Love Lucy was, and in some households is, one of the most popular shows in history. It began on October 15th, 1951 and lasting through the 1957 season going out while still on top of the charts. 353 more words

Unboxing The Bizarre

On August 6 Lucille Ball was born...

On August 6, 1911 Lucille Ball was born.

” Lucille Ball — whose career in front of the camera spanned five decades — served as a pioneer for female comedians, as well as for the television industry itself. 248 more words


Returning as Fred Mertz

I’m so honored to be asked to reprise my role as Fred Mertz in the 100th birthday celebration of Desi Arnaz.  The annual Lucy Fest celebrates Desi’s birthday in style with three performances at the Willow Bay Theater in Jamestown, NY. 99 more words


On July 26 Vivian Vance was born...

On July 26, 1909 Vivian Vance was born. Besides having an extensive background in theater, including stints on Broadway, Vance is best known for playing the role of Ethel Mertz in the sitcom  856 more words