Who Was Lucille Ball?, Pamela D. Pollack
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Who Was Lucille Ball?

Author: Pamela D. Pollack, Meg Belviso

Narrator: Tara Sands

Unabridged: 1 hr

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Random House Audio

Published: 02/07/2017

Genre: Children & Young Adults Nonfiction - Biography & Autobiography - Performing Arts

Synopsis

Who doesn't love Lucy? The legendary actress, producer, and comedian steps into the Who Was? spotlight.

Much like her hit TV show, I Love Lucy, Americans in the 1950s fell in love with Lucy. Born in New York in 1911, Lucille Ball was always a natural performer. She danced in the chorus of Broadway shows and acted in small parts in Hollywood movies. But Ball's true gift was comedy. She found a way to showcase her gifts in 1951 when CBS gave her the chance to star in a sitcom. She based the show on her life and called it I Love Lucy. Over sixty years later, it is still one of the most loved television shows of all time. Lucille Ball became the first woman to run a major television studio, Desilu, and her comedic genius has kept people laughing for generations.

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