• Lucille Ball Love Lucy
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    Lucille Desiree Ball. The first thought that comes into many peoples minds when this name is said would be Lucy the well known funny character she played on her popular TV series I Love Lucy (1951-57). How did she become a legend With dreams of being on stage in musicals to being the star in the big screen. Just like Lucy, Lucille yearned to be a famous performer. Looking back now, anyone could say that her childhood dream came true. Who would have thought that a Jamestown farm girl could becom...
  • The Story Of Lucille Ball
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    The Story of Lucille Ball Turn on a television in virtually any country in the world and you " ll see Lucy - knee-deep in grapes in an Italian vineyard, stuffing herself with chocolates as they stream down a conveyor belt, becoming drunker and drunker as she flubs take after take of a commercial for an elixir called Vitameatavegamin. Through stage, screen, and most of all through television, Lucille Ball has become one of the most legendary actresses the world has ever known. Life was not always...
  • Lucille Ball Lucy One Back
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    On April 26, 1989, the world lost an extremely talented comic genius, Lucille Ball. There are so many things to learn about this extraordinary woman: her childhood, her acting career, and her unfortunate death. Lucille Ball will most surely be known as a premiere comedienne of the 20 th century. Lucille Ball was born in Jamestown, New York on August 6, 1911. She spent her first few years in Anaconda, Montana and Wyandotte, Michigan. When Lucy was three and a half her mother, Desiree, was pregna...
  • Lucille Ball Lucy Actress Great
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    Lucille Ball Lucille Ball has made significant and positive contributions to the country with her comedy. Many consider her America's best female actress. Kathleen Brady, in fact, says, 'Lucille Ball is one of the greatest performing artists America has produced' (ix). Throughout her career, Ball has not only been a comedienne, but also a superb businesswoman, an excellent role model, and has won numerous awards. Lucille Ball's major contribution has been as a comedienne. Not only was she the ...
  • Love Lucy Show Women Pregnant
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    I love Lucy Leave It to Beaver Honeymooners Superman Quiz shows! ! ! ! Leave it to Beaver contributed to the notion of the perfect Fifties family. Parents never raised their voices or were too busy for the kids. Dad didn't work late. Mom, well, poor Mom seemed obliged to remain perfectly coifed and dressed regardless of task. Dusting, vacuuming, cooking. No matter. She always had a dress and her heels on. What they never showed was Mom ironing which must have been a daily ordeal to keep all tho...
  • Seinfeld Love Lucy
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    Seinfeld Seinfeld ranks among the best situational comedies of all time. It has been compared to I Love Lucy and The Honeymooners, both of whom received praise for there pioneering works in comedy. But I believe that Seinfeld takes the term sitcom to another level. This is accomplished by exhibiting the many attributes of the show. Seinfeld contains many characteristics of a great situational comedy. The reason why Seinfeld is a unique show is because of its coherence. This show has a variety o...
  • American People Television Show News
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    The golden age of television is a time when television united the nation as a whole. It reflected the way of living for a majority of Americans. The standard way Americans lived during this era involved a strong sense of values and morals. The structures and relationships of television linked people to a community and that fulfilled their social nature. The viewers of television in the fifties and sixties held similar beliefs to what the sitcoms portrayed. The programs that were available to vi...
  • The Impact Of I Love Lucy
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    "I Love Lucy" Rough Draft-1 st It is almost hard to believe that the television series "I Love Lucy" originated over 50 years ago. This is quite amazing, being that this show is still alive and kicking today. Who would have thought, that over 50 years ago a little show, based off of a radio program, would have had such an impact on the entertainment industry? Becoming a great legend, and bringing the gift of laughter to people for over 5 decades? Expected to become a flop, still "I Love Lucy" ca...
  • Archie Bunker Show Television Views
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    At the end of World War II, a new toy swept the houses of many Americans. This new invention was known as the television set. In a nation once marked by strong regional differences, network television programming helped create a national popular culture. Perhaps no phenomenon shaped American life in the 1950's more then television. With this advance, it is only natural to be built upon. Thus, programs viewed on the network became more diversified and many sitcoms were produced. These new sitcom...