I Love Lucy: Discovering America's Best-Loved Sitcom (Paperback) Book $9.99

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I Love Lucy
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Running from 1951 to 1957 and in syndication for more than fifty years, I Love Lucy has a permanent place in the hearts of American television-watchers and has reached multiple generations of viewers. Based on the humorous antics of a New York City housewife, her Cuban bandleader husband, and their landlord best friends, I Love Lucy was not only wildly popular but also groundbreaking for its filming techniques, for its use of a live audience, and for being the first television show to air reruns. INSIDE I LOVE LUCY: The beginnings of the show as well as what made it so popular and why modern sitcoms still base their shows on Lucys format I Love Lucys main characters, the Ricardos and the Mertzes, best friends and neighbors known to get themselves into amusing predicaments Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaztheir real-life romance and individual careers How the show was the first to use a three-camera setup and one of the first to be produced on film Big-name guest stars, including John Wayne, Rock Hudson, and Harpo Marx A list of the shows top ten favorite episodes Author: Ben NussbaumPublisher: I5 pressISBN: 9781620081945