Lucille Ball Profile
A perfectionist who honed her timing by studying the great silent comics, Ball pioneered the art of the TV sitcom and returned to films with glory in MGM's hilarious The Long, Long Trailer (1954), co-starring Arnaz. She delivered mature performances in the romantic comedies The Facts of Life (1960) opposite Bob Hope and Yours, Mine and Ours (1968) with Henry Fonda. After her death, frequent co-star Hope paid this tribute: "One of the greatest gifts to mankind is laughter, and one of the greatest gifts to laughter is Lucille Ball. God has her now but thanks to television, we'll have her forever."
Of Special Interest to Lucy fans: The Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Center celebrates Jamestown, New York's favorite daughter and adopted son with the Lucy-Desi Museum, Desilu Playhouse (the "I Love Lucy" museum), Lucy-Desi Gift Shop, and two annual festivals: Lucy-Desi Days Memorial Day Weekend Festival in May and Lucy's Birthday Celebration in early August. To get more information from the Official web site CLICK HERE.