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Ball, Lucille 1911-1989

Works: 1,278 works in 2,721 publications in 6 languages and 50,588 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Television comedies  Television series  Slapstick comedy television programs  Film adaptations  Situation comedies (Television programs)  Musical films  Biography  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Singer, Speaker, Costume designer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Lucille Ball
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Most widely held works by Lucille Ball
I love Lucy by William Asher( Visual )

240 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 5,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains gems such as "Job switching" in which Lucy and Ethel do unforgettable battle with a chocolate factory conveyor belt; and "The operetta" in which Lucy's money problems bring down the curtain on her role as "Queen of the gypsies". This collection also includes the groundbreaking "pregnancy shows", including the touching moment at the Tropicana when Lucy breaks the news to Ricky that they are going to have a baby, and "Lucy goes to the hospital" the record-setting episode that garnered the highest ratings in 1953
Yours, mine & ours by Melville Shavelson( Visual )

19 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widowed Navy nurse, Helen North, the mother of eight children, marries handsome Navy officer, Frank Beardsley, who is the father of ten
The long, long trailer( Visual )

12 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy and Desi play newlyweds who hit the honeymoon road with a 40-foot trailer in tow
Room service by William A Seiter( Visual )

36 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Room Service: A cash-strapped theatrical troup tries to find a backer and keep from being thrown out of their hotel. At the Circus: The brothers try to keep the cash-strapped circus running by finding a backer
Stage door by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

21 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film depicts the fears, setbacks and daily struggles of aspiring young performers, and, for the very few, stardom and success
Mame by Jerry Herman( Visual )

18 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She'll coax the blues right out of your heart. Madcap Auntie Mame is suddenly her nephew's guardian in this sparkling adaptation of the Broadway hit
Follow the Fleet by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Navy sailor tries to rekindle a romance with the woman he loves while on liberty in San Francisco
Ziegfeld follies by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

14 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dead showman looks down upon the Earth and dreams of his perfect show. A who's who of credited and uncredited Hollywood talents
Dance, girl, dance by Dorothy Arzner( Visual )

14 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bubbles loves to dance. But she also likes to eat. Her friend Judy may choose to suffer for her art, but not Bubbles. She swaps her ballet shoes for a G-string...and turns patrons' fantasies into dollars as burlesque sensation Tiger Lily White. Directed by Dorothy Arzner, classic Hollywood's sole major female director."--Container
The dark corner by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

25 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A private detective, already framed for murder once, is framed for the murder of his ex-partner (the man who framed him the first time)
I love Lucy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The redhead is up to some of her most hilarious shenanigans. Back home in New York, Ricky buys the nightclub, and renames it Club Babalu. The Ricardos and Mertzs take trips to Florida and Cuba, and then decide to move to rural Connecticut. We also meet Little Ricky, now a 5-year old drumming sensation, and a new set of Connecticut neighbors for the Ricardos. Includes all 27 episodes of the sixth and final season of the "I love Lucy" show
Fancy pants( Visual )

7 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A zany red-head and her mother bring back a bogus butler to frontier New Mexico
Du Barry was a lady by Roy Del Ruth( Visual )

7 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Their friendship is a perfect musical-comedy blendship, as Ball goes from NYC torch singer to the dream girl of Red Skelton's wacky, 18th century-France reverie
Lured by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

17 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A serial killer terrorizes London by luring women into meeting with him through the personal ads in the newspaper and taunting the police with gruesome poems
Forever darling( Visual )

9 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lorenzo and Susan put their marriage to the ultimate test: they go camping. Susan's guardian angel, seen only by Susan, joins them. Soon we're headed for comedy chaos: tent-raising, forest critters, inflatable rafts, and other elements of roughing it
The Bob Hope show by Bob Hope( Recording )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astaire talks about his new movie, Easter Parade, and he and Bob do a sketch about a pair of down-and-out vaudevillians
Wildcat by Cy Coleman( Recording )

3 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original cast Lucille Ball
Love, Lucy by Lucille Ball( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.09 for Love, Lucy ... to 0.45 for Wildcat ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
I love Lucy
Alternative Names
Arnaz, Lucille B. 1911-1989

Arnaz, Lucille Ball 1911-1989

Ball, Lucille Desiree

Ball, Lucille Desirée 1911-1989

Belmont, Diane

Belmont, Diane, 1911-1989

Belmont, Dianne Desiree 1911-1989

Bill, Lucille

Bol, Li︠u︡sil 1911-1989

Boll, Li︠u︡silʹ 1911-1989

Bōru, Rushiru 1911-1989

Bul, Lusil 1911-1989

First Lady of Television 1911-1989

Lucille Ball actrice américaine

Lucille Ball actriz estadounidense

Lucille Ball Amerikaans actrice

Lucille Ball amerykańska aktorka

Lucille Ball attrice statunitense

Lucille Ball US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Lucille Ballová americká herečka a producentka

Lucy 1911-1989

Lusil Bol

Lūsīla Bola

Morton, Lucille 1911-1989

Queen of the B Movies 1911-1989

Rushiru Bōru 1911-1989

Technicolor Tessie 1911-1989

Λουσίλ Μπολ

Бол, Люсил 1911-1989

Болл, Люсиль 1911-1989

Лусил Бол

Люсил Бол

Люсиль Болл

Люсіль Бол

בול, לוסיל 1911-1989

לוסיל בול

لوسيل بول

لوسیل بال بازیگر، خواننده، و مدل آمریکایی

루실 볼

ボール, ルシル 1911-1989


ルシル・ボール 1911-1989



Yours, mine & oursThe long, long trailerStage doorMameZiegfeld folliesFancy pantsDu Barry was a ladyThe Bob Hope showLove, Lucy