1. sherlocknessmonster:

    angelica-aswald:

    mtvstyle:

    want this moment burned on my eyelids

    So many girls saw this. Bless.

    so many people saw this

    (via jessicadraperx)

    (Source: ramrambolton, via wiigz)

    (Source: carmelilla9)

    Judy Garland and Gene Kelly (Summer Stock, 1950)

    (Source: siochembio)

    Gene Kelly and Judy Garland (Summer Stock, 1950)

    (Source: siochembio)

    loving-lucy:

    One of the greatest gifts to mankind is laughter, and one of the greatest gifts to laughter is Lucille Ball. God has her now but thanks to television, we’ll have her forever.

    - Bob Hope

    (Source: loving-lucy)

  2. (via loving-lucy)

    Lucille Ball in the 1943 film Du Barry Was a Lady. It was for this movie that her hair was dyed its famous red shade (“Tango Red”). Critics were quick to call her “Technicolor Tessie” as they raved that no actress had looked so beautiful in color. 

    (Source: loving-lucy)

    ilovelucyball:

    Happy 61st Anniversary to I Love Lucy!

    I Love Lucy first aired October 15, 1951 and still remains one of, if not, the most beloved television show of all time, still bringing laughter to fans young and old. According to ABC News and a People Magazine survey I Love Lucy was recently voted Favorite Television Show of All Time and Favorite Comedy. 61 years and still #1!

    Thank you for all the laughs! 

    (via loving-lucy)

    uppishwhore:

    Happy 61st Anniversary I Love Lucy!

    At 9PM on Oct. 15, 1951, I Love Lucy went on the air, and has never been off since. I Love Lucy is a hit that continues to entertain millions of people the world over. Perhaps the key to its success lies within the show’s mastery of a graceful transition - from sense to nonsense. While the comic brilliance of Lucille Ball and the magic chemistry of the four main characters were cornerstones of the show, I Love Lucy owes much of its success to a behind-the-scenes band of brilliant creators. The show gave birth to the rerun; was the first to use a three-camera setup before a live audience; and overcame many technical obstacles of early TV through ingenious lighting, set design and editing.

    What is 61 years, though? Let’s love Lucy forever.

    (Source: dianapowell, via loving-lucy)

    theidleclass:

    Lucille Ball by Arthur Fellig, c. 1955

    (via loving-lucy)

    mariedeflor:

    Lucy Ricardo - The original fangirl

    (via loving-lucy)

    loving-lucy:

    A few weeks after the show  [Wildcat - 1960] opened, despite having met Gary, Lucy decided that a bad marriage to Desi with all its fighting had more loving than none at all and was ready to call off the divorce. Lucy and Desi had seen each other every night the week the show opened, going to public places but sitting and talking for hours at quiet tables. Much of it was about Wildcat, but for the first time in years they had the pleasure of being together on their best behavior while they worked on a common purpose. Desi telephoned her every evening after he returned to California, timing his calls to reach her between the first and second acts. If he was a minute or two later than she expected, she became obviously agitated until the phone rang.

    They came close to reconciling, according to friends, around the time of Desi Jr.’s eighth birthday  [January 19, 1961]. Desi was so on her mind that she bought him a vicuna coat so he could keep warm when he came to visit in the New York winters. He did propose again, and her pride demanded she keep him waiting for an answer. As she contemplated a future with Desi, one night an elderly couple came backstage after the show bearing something they had found in Hawaii they believed must belong to her -  a gold chain with a St. Christopher medal and a wedding ring inscribed “To Desi with Love from Lucy.” He had lost them following an argument during their vacation in Hawaii the summer after they bought RKO. When the couple left, she held the ring and started weeping. Remembering not the good times she had with Desi but their argument on the day he lost the ring in the Pacific waves, and all the others fights before and since, she decided they could never be married to each other again.

    "Lucille: The Life of Lucille Ball," by Kathleen Brady