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    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 hard for “The Queen of Comedy”, (http://www.people.com/people/archive/article /020120220, 00.html) Lucille Ball, to get to the success that I Love Lucy gave her. She had dreamed of becoming a famous actress since the age of 12. She attended the John Murray Anderson/ Robert Milton School of Theater and Dance to help her achieve that goal. She was a shy student and was always being overshadowed. Thus, the proprietor of the school didn’t believe she would make it in the show business and even contacted Lucille’s family to tell them that they were wasting money sending her to…

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    Essay On Lucille

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    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…

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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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    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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    I Love Lucille Ball

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    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

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    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

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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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    “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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    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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