LUCILLE BALL AT 100
August 6, 2011 | Source: Monroe Gallery of Photography
Irving Haberman: Lucille Ball as six differnt characters, Promo for CBS' "I Love Lucy"
August 6, 2011
Via Entertainment Weekly:
Lucille Ball wouldâve turned 100 today, almost sixty years after I Love Lucy started cracking up TV viewers and never stopped. There isnât much new to be said about Ballâs legacy: How she defined the modern sitcom, how she paved the way for every female comedy legend â from Mary Tyler Moore to Roseanne to Tina Fey â who came after her, how her showâs popularity has outlasted all its 1950s rivals (Gunsmoke, The Honeymooners) and is still a daytime TV staple around the world.
Instead, letâs let Lucy do the talking: click here for film clips via Entertainment Weekly
Sid Avery: Lucille Ball on the set of "I Love Lucy", 1953
Loomis Dean: Dressed for an episode of I Love Lucy, Lucille Ball is spraying seltzer and about to place the pie in an unsuspecting face, 1952