WorldCat Identities

Vance, Vivian

Works: 661 works in 1,118 publications in 1 language and 15,175 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television comedies  Slapstick comedy television programs  Situation comedies (Television programs)  Television series  Television programs  Comedy films  Television specials  Children's films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Vivian Vance
Most widely held works by Vivian Vance
I love Lucy by I love Lucy (Television program)( Visual )

24 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in English and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pilot & first season that introduced America to the redheaded housewife with show business aspirations, her long-suffering bandleader husband, and their friends the Mertzes (the prototypical sitcom wacky neighbors). Produced by Ball & Arnaz' company Desilu, the duo (along with co-creator Jess Oppenheimer) decided to shoot the show in Hollywood, on 35 mm film in front of a live studio audience, with three cameras to capture the action
I love Lucy( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 855 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
The great race by Blake Edwards( Visual )

13 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a turn-of-the-century automobile race from New York to Paris
I love Lucy( Visual )

14 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All 31 episodes from the third season of Lucy's hilarious adventures; the Ricardos adjust to being parents, but will Lucy's motherhood affect her show biz ambitions?
I love Lucy( Visual )

14 editions published between 1954 and 2016 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy & Ricky are still happy in New York, but when Ricky is offered a part in a Hollywood film, the Ricardos and the Mertzes head off to California via a cross-country automobile trip. The change of locale offers new opportunities for Lucy to get in trouble, and a chance for movie stars to guest on the show once the Ricardos make it to Hollywood
The Lucy show by Lucille Ball( Visual )

63 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucille Ball's character on The Lucy Show is a newly widowed secretary named Lucy Carmichael, who works for a branch of the first National Bank located in Danfield, CT. Her irritable supervisor, Mr. Barnsdahl was replaced in 1963 with a new and equally irritable boss, Theodore J. Mooney. Lucy plays her well-known and well-loved character, Lucy from the I love Lucy show
I love Lucy( Visual )

10 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Ricardos and Mertzs return from Hollywood, Ricky's band gets booked on an European tour and Fred goes along as the band's manager. Determined not to be left behind, Lucy and Ethel raise the money they need to travel with a charity scam. Europe isn't ready for the new American invasion. Includes all 26 episodes
I love Lucy( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 538 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
I love Lucy( Visual )

9 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the complete seventh, eighth, and ninth seasons of the popular TV series 'I Love Lucy.' Lucille Ball stars as housewife Lucy Ricardo, whose well-meaning actions tend to get her into comedically chaotic situations
Red Skelton : America's clown prince( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Featuring Red and his cast of characters: Freddie the Freeloader, Clem Kadiddlehopper, Junior, The Mean Widdle Kid, Cauliflower McPugg, Sheriff Deadeye, George Appleby and others"--Container
I love Lucy 50th anniversary special( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes clips from 10 favorite episodes chosen by the fans, interviews from the creators of the series including the writers, director and editor, as well as historians and fans. Visit Lucy's childhood home with her children, Desi Arnaz Jr. and Lucie Arnaz. Also included are musical performances and a tribute to Desi Arnaz's Latin musical heritage, as well as personal commentary from current popular stars such as Antonio Banderas, Cher, Whoopi Goldberg, and many others
I love Lucy( Visual )

16 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains all 35 episodes of the very first season on TV, includes the lost pilot episode
The Lucy show( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy Carmichael is a widowed mother to teenage daughter Chris and young son Jerry. She shares a large suburban home with her best friend, divorcée Vivian Bagley and Vivian's son Sherman. While Lucy and Viv generally get along, they constantly disagree over money, how to raise the kids, and how to escape whatever catastrophe Lucy has just caused!
I love Lucy by Lucille Ball( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four episodes of I love Lucy, in which Lucy Ricardo gets into all manner of comical mischief
Best of Lucy and friends( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1. The Lucy show. Lucy and Viv put in a shower -- Lucy's barbershop quartet -- Lucy with George Burns -- Lucy and the submarine -- Lucy, the bean queen -- Lucy and Paul Winchell -- Lucy and the ring-a-ding ring -- Lucy flies to London -- Lucy gets a roommate -- Lucy and Carol in Palm Springs.; Disc 2. The Lucy show. Lucy gets caught up in the draft -- Lucy and John Wayne -- Lucy and Pat Collins -- Lucy and the monkey -- Lucy and the efficiency expert -- Lucy's substitute secretary -- Viv visits Lucy -- Lucy, the babysitter -- Main Street, U.S.A. -- Lucy meets the law.; Disc 3. The Lucy show. Lucy, the fight manager -- Lucy and Tennessee Ernie Ford -- Lucy meets Sheldon Leonard -- Lucy meets the Berles -- Lucy gets trapped -- Lucy and the French movie star -- Lucy and the starmaker -- Lucy gets Jack Benny's account -- Little old Lucy -- Lucy meets Robert Goulet.; Disc 4. Life with Elizabeth. Fun with photography -- Nursery rhymes -- Dyeing Easter eggs -- Mannerisms -- Sunday paper -- Alvin's home work
I love Lucy : the movie( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1953, three classic first season I Love Lucy episodes (The Benefit; Breaking the Lease; and The Ballet) were edited together with newly filmed connecting scenes to create a never-before-released feature-length film. Shelved in a mislabeled can, it was lost for nearly half a century, until it was discovered in the Paramount vault in 2001
I love Lucy( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy thinks Ricky is trying to murder her: A misunderstood conversation overheard by Lucy makes her suspicious of her husband. The Quiz show: To win $1, 000 Lucy pretends to have been married to someone else. The audition: Lucy clowns it up as Buffo the Clown. The seance: Lucy and Ethel become interested in the supernatural
The Lucy show : [the lost episodes marathon]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these hilarious episodes of The Lucy Show, see what made Lucille Ball TV's monarch of comedy
The Lucy show( Visual )

5 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of her husband, Lucy Carmichael and her friend, the recently divorced Vivian Bagley, move into a house together with their children
I love Lucy : the complete series by William Asher( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"All 9 seasons! All 194 episodes! Fall in love again and again with the timeless comedy that entertains generation after generation. This special 34-disc DVD collection contains every hilarious episode of every classic season of I love Lucy-- from the Lost Pilot to The Lucy-Desi comedy hour shows. Join Lucy, Ricky, Fred and Ethel for non-stop laughter as you savor every magical moment of the greatest sitcom of all time"--Container
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Alternative Names
Vivian Vance actrice américaine

Vivian Vance actriz y cantante estadounidense

Vivian Vance American singer

Vivian Vance Amerikaans acteur

Vivian Vance Amerikaans actrice

Vivian Vance attrice statunitense

Vivian Vance cantora e atriz americana

Vivian Vance US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Вивиан Вэнс

ویویان ونس

ویوین ونس بازیگر و خواننده آمریکایی


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