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6 edition of Lucy and Desi found in the catalog.

Lucy and Desi

Warren G. Harris

Lucy and Desi

by Warren G. Harris

  • 382 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday Books .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7438141M
ISBN 100385249721
ISBN 109780385249720
OCLC/WorldCa233270656

Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball's daughter, Lucie Arnaz, directed and produced this emotional yet honest glimpse at the extraordinary lives of her world-famous parents, highlighted by never-before-seen color family movies along with insightful interviews from family members, business associates and celebrity friends such as Bob Hope. Winner of the Emmy Award for Outstanding Informational Special. Aug 2, - Explore John Skinner's board "Lucy & Desi" on Pinterest. See more ideas about I love lucy, Lucy, Love lucy pins.

  The book came out 25 years after Ball’s death, and it offers insight into how she was a friend, how she traveled, and even what it is she enjoyed eating. I had a Ball by Michael Z. Stern. Another book written after both Lucy and Desi’s deaths, as well as another book . Plus, it also tests your lucy knowledge, with over trivia questions and answers. It also features facts many books or episodes don't. For example: When Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz eloped in , where did Desi buy the last-to-minute brass wedding ring he gave to Lucy? Read the book to find out!!

LUCILLE BALL DESI ARNAZ MUSEUM. The legacy of Lucille Ball has been proudly honored in Lucy’s hometown of Jamestown by the Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum since For decades, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz played a vital role in television and on the big screen.   I Love Lucy has some notable achievements: The show was the first to be rerun on television after going off the air in It was likely the first show to feature numerous spin-offs: the Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour from to , The Lucy Show from to , Here's Lucy from to , and Life With Lucy in And, according to the Library of Congress, I Love Lucy can still .


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Lucy and Desi by Warren G. Harris Download PDF EPUB FB2

Lucy & Desi is about the comedic married duo Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz in the s. Romantic and loving on screen, playing Lucille Mcgillicuddy and Ricky Ricardo for 8 years; volatile and dysfunctional off screen in real life; they stayed married for 19 years due to their two children, and their joint businesses, including equal investments Cited by: 2.

THE LUCY AND DESI SCRAPBOOK is a fascinating boxed hardcover book done in faux "scrapbook" form. The book features biographical text from Lucy and Desi themselves from interviews and/or book passages as it spans their births to their deaths, loaded with rare candid photos throughout their lives, reproduced clippings, and reproductions of removable paper paraphernalia that are /5(51).

What he does capture well is Desi's solemn patience as he explains things to Lucy: Desi's Cuban tones enliven every page he's on--but then so does Lucy's amused tolerance with Desi. The two first met in the RKO commissary when Desi was a bombshell Broadway success at 23 and Lucy at 29 was grinding out six musicals a year/5().

Desi Arnaz, one feels compelled to say, had some explaining to do. Arnaz, the big-boned spouse on America’s favorite TV show, had been caught out, in real life, with a prostitute.

At the very Author: Darin Strauss. It was fascinating to get to know the fleshed-out Lucy and Desi through this book.

Lucy and Desi each packed three lifetimes into one. This is a fun, engaging read that gives just the right amount of detail without becoming ponderous. Beyond the superficial, however, Lucy and Desi's stories are also very inspiring/5().

Lucy's friends would later say that the actress Lucy and Desi book having a baby would strengthen the couple's bond. It did, for a little while. "Some of Desi's womanizing was alleviated from the moment little Lucie was born," Lucy and Desi book biographer Bart Andrews, who's authored three books on the couple.

I Love Lucy debuted in October It wasn't long. The year wasand Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz were on an RKO movie set to star in the musical Too Many Girls. year-old Ball and year-old. Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz were considered the perfect couple on television — but the real-life marriage of the two stars behind “I Love Lucy” was far from a comedy.

Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha III (March 2, – December 2, ), better known as Desi Arnaz, was a Cuban-American actor, musician, bandleader, comedian and film and television producer.

He is best known for his role as the witty Ricky Ricardo on the American television series sitcom I Love Lucy, where he co-starred with his then wife Lucille Ball. This book is really a manuscript-length tribute to Lucille Ball.

Desi's love and admiration for her shines through its many pages. He is kind to her in this memoir and unlike the poison-pen style of today's celebs, it seems that Desi just wanted the world to know that Lucy really was the amazing, interesting and gifted soul she appeared to be/5(6).

America began expressing its love by acquiring I Love Lucy pajamas, I Love Lucybedroom sets, I Love Lucy comic books, and I Love Lucy dolls. This was the stratosphere in which Lucille and Desi were flying when news of Desi’s liaisons with prostitutes threatened to crash the whole enterprise.

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Today's Deals Your Gift Cards Help. Lucy and Desi book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A dual biography of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz discusses Lucy's B-m /5().

Dual biography of Lucy and Desi by the author of Natalie & R.J.: A Hollywood Love Story (), Cary Grant: A Touch of Elegance (), etc. Despite his stylelessness, Harris performs a thorough job on the lives of TV's greatest comedy team, although he does not offer complete cast listings, show dates, or titles.

What he does capture well is Desi's solemn patience as he explains things to Author: Warren G. Harris. This is a book that tells the stories of Lucy and Desi, and their marriage and lives after their marriage, through images from their own scrapbooks.

Included are little pockets which have very believable facsimiles of letters to and from Lucy and Desi, telegrams, marriage licenses and news stories.

I really enjoyed this book. It was quite thorough. There was a ton of interesting details and facts. I read Lucille Ball's book, 'Love, Lucy' first and absolutely adored it. It made me want to hear Desi's story too and I'm glad I did.

I'm blown away by the amount of stuff that he (and Lucy. VISTA, Calif. (AP) _ Desi Arnaz, who co-starred with former wife Lucille Ball in television’s ″I Love Lucy,″ left the bulk of his estate to the couple’s children, Lucie Arnaz Luckinbill and Desi Arnaz Jr.

The Cuban-born Arnaz, who played bandleader Ricky Ricardo in the s sitcom, died of. After 20 tumultuous years of marriage, actress Lucille Ball divorces her husband and collaborator, Desi Arnaz, on March 4, The breakup of the couple, stars of the hit sitcom I Love Lucy. Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum 2 W 3rd St Jamestown, NY Phone: Toll-Free: LUCYFAN E-mail: [email protected] I Loved Lucy & Desi.

I have been a Lucy fan ever since I can remember. I bought this book because of that. I was pleasantly surprised on how good it actually was. It looks into the life of Lucy & Desi like no other book ever has.

This is a "Must Read" by any Lucy/Desi fan.5/5(1). I’ve read other books on Lucy & Desi, but this one is, beyond a doubt, the best. I highly recommend!! Overall 5 out of 5 stars. Performance 5 out of 5 stars.

Story 5 out of 5 stars. Debbie Marshall; AWESOME! I loved this book so much and learned a lot about their impact on the television industry as a .Desilu Productions (/ ˈ d ɛ s i l uː /) was an American television production company founded and co-owned by husband and wife Desi Arnaz and Lucille company is best known for shows such as I Love Lucy, The Lucy Show, The Untouchables and StarDesilu was the second-largest independent television production company in the United States, behind MCA's Revue Studios.I Love Lucy comic books, magazines and printed material from the s to the s, all featuring original I Love Lucy comics, magazine articles and printed material, Great for collecting or for your reading Lucy portrayed over the ages in our collection of magazine covers and printed material from People Weekly, TV Guide, Readers Digest as well as Life magazine.