Lucille Ball

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  • Essay On Lucille

    Lucille had a desire to do something special with her life, and had a longing to be a star. When she was 15 years old, she convinced her mother to let her attend a prestigious New York City drama school, but despite her strong passion and hunger for the stage, she was shy and much too nervous to draw attention and did not fit in at the drama school. Her professors did not like her and would often make fun of her looks, since she was very tall, awkward and leggy, and they often made fun of her Midwestern accent (Higham, 1986). Lucille was very different from the other girls in the drama school. The star pupil was the future starlet, Bette Davis, who Lucille often felt inferior. She pushed the limits with the school, and when having to perform a scene she would put her own comical twist on it which often resulted in her being scolded. She was eventually kicked-out of the drama school, and the school wrote a letter to Lucille’s mother stating that Lucille was wasting her time, as well as their time (Higham, 1986).…

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  • Lucille Ball's Impact On The Entertainment Industry

    Lucille Ball was an actress, a TV legacy, and a Broadway star. She challenged the norms and delighted people with her humorous acting. This didn’t all start off so easy for her. In reality she went through so many hardships, but persevered through so that she could achieve her dream of becoming a famous actress. The entertainment industry was greatly impacted by the pioneer Lucille Ball through her achievements with her career, her famous show I Love Lucy, and her billion dollar Empire. It was…

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  • I Love Lucille Ball

    In the 1950s, every Monday night nearly 16 million Americans throughout the country interrupted their daily schedules to tune in to the timeless family show, I Love Lucy. Lucille Ball and her crew explored the possibilities of television and its untapped potential that would forever alter America’s entertainment industry. Prior to Lucille Ball’s work, there were very few television shows in existence. The television business was risky, few people had a television within their home and even…

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  • Analysis Of I Love Lucy

    With a timeless ability to charm and limitless reach over the population, I Love Lucy retains America’s infatuation in its entertainment value and cultural critique even extending half a century later. With the show’s 1950s setting and outward adherence to some of the patriarchal ideology, contemporary perspectives reveal the unalienable legitimacy to the accusations of it reinforcing patriarchal norms and being degrading to women, although it did encourage bicultural living. But as this is a…

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  • I Love Lucy Research Paper

    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." N.p., n.d. Web. 06…

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  • Lucille Ball Research Paper

    Lucille Ball Makenzie Schlie Lucille Ball was one of the most influential people during the last hundred years. She was born on August 6, 1911, in Jamestown New York. Her father, Henry, who was called, had died when Lucy was only three years old. Her mother‘s name was Desiree Ball, and her brother‘s name was Fred Ball. Her mother remarried to a man named Ed Peterson. Lucille Ball became famous as a model, movie and TV star and comedian. In 1927, Lucille Ball became a model for Hattie Carnegie.…

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  • The Fault In Our Stars

    “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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  • My Wiffle Ball Game

    Our daily wiffle ball game was about to start. There was a wiffle ball game every evening behind the apartment complex I lived in. The game was played in a luscious green grass field with a monstrous hill in left field. The usual squad was myself, Ricky, Justin, Michael, Jonathon, Latrell, and occasionally Greg but his parents usually make him stay inside and play monopoly or some other dumb board game. Our teams were always different from the last game. This time I was teamed up with Ricky and…

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  • T Test Drill Essay

    and increased familiarity with the course means that participants should be improving on their times. Discuss the energy system that best supports this drill or game and describe the work to rest ratio utilised. This drill utilises ATP-CP (Adenosine Tri-Phosphate-Creatine Phosphate) energy system with an approx. 1:6 Work:Rest ratio (~10 second drill: ~60 seconds rest) Identify games or sports where this fitness component features predominately. Please give examples to support your answer. Many…

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  • The Importance Of Communication In Deaf Theatre

    This was not only to get the actors used to the feel of the balls but also to even out the communication field. In this activity there was to be no talking or signing. As Britton says “the ‘real’ element of communication (the ball) is passed from one person to another” (p.330). I wish to take this communication and use it to break down the language barrier between the deaf and hearing actors. While talking about Stanislavski John Gillett (2007) discusses the importance of the ball game and…

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