Desi Arnaz

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  • Lucille Ball And Desi Arnaz

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    presented with the "classics" of televsion such as "I Love Lucy" in relation to techniques for syndication. As discussed in this weeks lecture Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz were 'innovative" pioneers in TV entrepeneurship as they found new ways in {production tenichieqs" that they benefitted from greatly. Specifically, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz would buy television quipment then rent it back to CBS thus were able to record on film instead of television which helped them pioneer a "standard in television

  • Pregnancy And Sex In I Love Lucy

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    of Lucy Ricardo (Lucille Ball), a goofy woman of the house in the 1950s as she attempts to break into show business. In attempts to do so, Lucy gets herself into crazy situations that she often tries to resolve before her husband, Ricky Ricardo (Desi Arnaz), comes home. This television show has transformed society as a whole. This television show pushed boundaries by having a bi-racial romantic relationship on television. In the 1950s, individuals would not have thought that a white woman and a Cuban

  • Desi Arnaz Research Paper

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    Desi Arnaz was an extremely famous actor and musician who was born in Cuba, but is technically an American in terms of Nationality. Desi was born on March 2, 1917 in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. His last stand was on December 2, 1986 when he died of cancer at the age of sixty-nine. He had been experiencing health issues and problems for years before his death as soon after he was put in the hospital for the first time during his later years in 1981. During his earlier health complications, many hoped

  • The Last Days Of Lucille Ball Analysis

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    The main idea of this article is how Lucy manage to stay alive after her former husband, Desi, died. Although she was married to Gary, she had always carried a torch for Desi. Lucy would always love Desi no matter what would happen in their lives. Lucy wanted her life to be over because after Desi’s death that was when she fell apart but Gary and her kids kept her going so when she felt chest pain

  • Movie Analysis : I Love Lucy

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    On Monday, January 19, 1953, I Love Lucy made history. It was the night Americas favorite Hollywood couple Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz gave birth to their second child. But, it was also the night Americas favorite fictional couple, Lucy and Ricky Ricardo, were giving birth to their first on the CBS hit, I Love Lucy. The show, already living in its reign as the number one show on American television, managed to receive forty-four million views on the episode, “Lucy Goes to the Hospital,” making it

  • The Life and Times of Lucille Ball Essay

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    never have progressed beyond a little-known actress if it weren't for meeting Desi Arnaz, a Cuban bandleader. He made his way to Hollywood in 1939 where on the set of RKO Studios, while filming Too Many Girls (1940), Ball and Arnaz met; they were married on November 30, 1940, less than a year later. The Ball-Arnaz marriage was turbulent to say the least; their careers necessitated long periods of separation and Desi had a fondness for liquor and women. Hoping to have

  • Research Paper On Lucille Ball

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    and saw how much she accomplished for the comedy and acting industry. She is also considered as a, “pioneer of the modern sitcom.” (Johnson 1). Ball was seen as an influential person for the ways in which she was able to introduce new ideas. She and Arnaz even introduced developing the production technique used for the modern sitcom, filming I Love Lucy in segments, with three cameras, before a live audience. When I Love Lucy first aired, many people fell in love with the show admediatly. It had such

  • Lucille Ball Short Speech

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    Lucy show”, “The Lucy Desi comedy hour” and many many more. She is funny, inspiring, a hard worker, interesting, pioneer. Early Life Lucille ball was born on August 6th 1911 in Jamestown, New York. She soon after lost her father when she was only 3 years old! She had a scrambled life since her mom couldn’t keep a job and she had to feed two children. At the time when Lucille was 4 years old WW1 started

  • Lucille Ball: Vivid Red Hair

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    Lucille and Desi absolutely loved each other, even though many people frowned upon it. Many were shocked by the marriage of an American and Cuban, but the couple got through all of the negativity and continued to be together (Woog). With the situation of the marriage, Lucille became the first woman to be pregnant on a show. The delivery of the baby was during President Eisenhower’s Inauguration. Daughter Lucie Desiree Arnaz was born on July 17, 1951, she soon became

  • The Symbols Of Lucille Desiree Ball

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    What is an American icon? According to Webster's Dictionary, it is a person or thing that is idolized. It is someone who, by mention of their name, will remind people of who they are and what they are famous for. Synonyms include "representation" and "symbol." When you hear the name Lucille Ball or “I Love Lucy” you probably think of a skittish red head who had eccentric expressions and made America laugh. Lucille Desiree Ball was, and still is, an American icon because of what she represented