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    Desi Arnaz Timeline

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    Chronological/Timeline: Desi Arnaz (Alfredo) I am sitting down with a drums by me and when somebody touch me, I play the drums then I say, “BABALOO”, then I stand up and start to tell my history. I am Desi Arnaz. On March 2nd, 1917, I was born, in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. My parents were Dolores de Acha y Desiderio Alberto Arnaz ll. On June 1st, 1934, my family moved to Miami, Florida, after being forced out of our home due to the Cuban Revolution. I was seventeen years old when I became a United States citizen. On January 15th, 1935, I started to search for a job in Miami to help my family economically. Then I was accepted into a group of musicians called “El Sexteto Siboney” as a guitarist. On December 1st, 1937, I was signed as a singer…

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    It had a “groundbreaking success in the history of sitcoms”. (http:/ /www.people.com/people/archive/article/020120220,0 0.html) and is said to have more views than any other show. It had gained a positive viewer’s response once the show started and it never lost it. The show dominated the weekly TV ratings and maintained at #1 in the Nielsen rating and never dropped below #3 the entire six seasons. The show has had over 32 years of reruns and has been viewed in over ten million homes. I Love…

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    Essay On Lucille

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    In the early 1930s Lucille moved to Hollywood to seek more acting opportunities, and soon started receiving extra roles in commercials and popular films. In 1940 while filming one of her movies titled Dance, Girl, Dance, she was introduced to the popular Cuban Bandleader named Desi Arnaz, and the two soon fell in love and married (Higham, 1986). Lucille Ball was a determined and hardworking woman, who was strong willed and never let anything stop her from fulfilling her dreams. Despite the…

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    I Love Lucy Research Paper

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    No the author was not born during the fifties but she understands how the show impacted America and the roles that women had. While mentioning the plot and what is important about the sitcom it gives in detail how the couple, Lucille Ball and Ricky Arnaz, impacted the country with their interracial marriage. It holds an importance when talking about the norms of the fifties. Morgan, Chris. "How I Love Lucy and Desilu Productions Defined the Modern Sitcom." Pastemagazine.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 06…

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    I Love Lucille Desi Arnaz

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    This article basically taught me about the obstacles that a company had to go through in order to branch out from radio production to network television. There were a lot more steps and a lot of regulations to deal with when trying to do so. In this case the, I learned that the company Desilu had to overcome many problems in order to make the show successful. I really like how Lucille Desi Arnaz took what they had and made it theirs for example, first its mind blowing to me that this was just…

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    “Our Miss Brooks”; “The Honeymooners”; and “I Love Lucy” were popular television comedies in the 1950’s due to their ability to satisfy the desires of both men and women. In the “Our Miss Brooks,” Miss Brooks was a strong female protagonist: she was an unmarried school teacher with a quick sense of humor that intimidated many of the men in her life. Her relationships with men throughout the show’s run consisted of her constantly refuted attempts to romantically seduce her coworker, Mr. Boynton,…

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    Analysis Of I Love Lucy

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    But three factors helped win over the love and support of their devoted audience. Firstly, Desi was presented to the American people as Bicultural, not Biracial, a distinction that made this marriage more accepted by the general public and their marriage a less taboo topic in regards to violation of miscegenation. Because of this division, it enabled him to be promoted as a white foreigner rather than what could be perceived as a radicalized American, which would discourage the acceptance of the…

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    The Fault In Our Stars

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    “He sees people with curiosity, compassion, grace, and excitement; hears the voices of teenagers…” These are the words of Shailene Woodley, a well known actress who starred in many movies, including “The Fault In Our Stars”, a movie based on John Green’s number one New York Best seller’s book, The Fault In our Stars. John Green was born on August 24, 1977 and is still alive today at age 39. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is the son of Mike and Sydney Green. Soon after he was born,…

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    During the pre-feminist era, television audiences were offered a large dose of sitcoms; Ranging from main characters being women, to racist middle-aged men. While all these sitcoms are strikingly different, they do share the aspect of all relating to society. I love Lucy was an American sitcom that was on the air from October 15th, 1951 to May 6th 1957. This sitcom focuses on the life of ambitious Lucy Ricardo, who lives in New York alongside her husband Ricky Ricardo. Ricky tries to succeed…

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    Lucille Desirée Ball

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    The following events contributed to the tremendous success of a woman idolized by many, Lucille Désirée Ball. From an early age, it was evident that Lucy had an interest in dramatic arts when she convinced her mother to enroll her in a drama school in New York, at age 15. Unfortunately, these efforts seemed wasted when the school wrote her mother saying that Lucy was too quiet and shy, as well as a waste of time to the school. Ironically, Lucy continued on her path of perseverance and moved to…

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