AN "I LOVE LUCY" CELEBRATION & SYMPOSIUM
On November 12, 2011, it's Lucy Day (all day) at the Hollywood Museum! Come spend the day with everything Lucy...
Visit the ultimate exhibit and celebrate America's favorite comedienne and redhead, and TV's greatest comedy series, the genius of Desi Arnaz and Desilu.
Buy your tickets here to attend the exclusive Lucy Symposium, featuring stars from "I Love Lucy" and "The Lucy Show", executives and creative talent from Desilu, including Lucille Ball's personal staff, long time publicist, authors and personal friends. This is a great opportunity to hear all about Lucy from those who knew her, and it is not to be missed!
LUCY DAY SCHEDULE:
10:00 am -- Hollywood Museum Doors Open
Explore four floors of the Hollywood Museum of over 10,000 items of Hollywood's famous moments, including the "LUCY at 100 and "I LOVE LUCY" at 60" Exhibit- the largest in the United States outside the Lucy Museum in Jamestown. Mingle at collector's booths and Lucy vendors.
1:00 pm -- I LOVE LUCY" LIVE ON STAGE - Cast of Theatrical Play will perform a medley of original songs
1:30 pm -- Panel Reunion with Original Cast/ Crew Members
MODERATOR: Tom Watson - Lucy's publicist; author/TV Historian and creator of All About Lucy the Webzine for Lucy Fans & Collectors
Michael Stern - Author of "I Had a Ball" and Lucy's 'No 1 Lucy Fan'
Dann Cahn - original member "I Love Lucy" Creative Team - best known as the head editor of the TV series, I Love Lucy and for his work as the head of post-production of Desilu
Carole Cook Actress on "The Lucy Show," protégé and long time friend of Lucy
Bernard Weitzman - Executive VP of Desilu Productions
Frank Gorey Lucy's longtime driver and manager of Lucille Ball's household.
Shirley Mitchell - Actress and co-star (Marion Strong) on "I Love Lucy" Show
Bob Schiller - Writer on the "I Love Lucy" Show
Jimmy Garrett - Actor; played son (Jerry Carmichael) on "The Lucy Show"
Eric Shea - Actor; played son in "Yours, Mine and Ours"
Barry Livingston Actor; played son of Mr. Mooney on "The Lucy Show"
4:00 pm -- VIP Dessert Reception with Panelists, Lucy Collectors and Vendors
Panelists will be able to give autographs at the reception and meet the fans
5:00 pm -- Event concludes.
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The "Lucille Ball at 100 & 'I Love Lucy' at 60" Exhibit includes:
- "Redheads Only Room" where Max Factor worked on Lucy's famous look, featuring their original signed contract.
- Awards, Certificates, Statuettes/Trophies, Plaques - including the special tribute to Lucy at the 33rd Annual Emmys (1981) and a congratulatory letter from President Ronald Reagan
- Original Costume sketches - Halston, Elois Jennsen, Bob Mackie
- The famous first national TV Guide (April 3, 1953) featuring Desi, Jr. on the cover as the $50 million baby
- Items showcasing the genius of Desi including original editing equipment which allowed for the technical advancement of TV production (3 cameras, live audience, on film)
- A huge photography collection spanning Lucy's life including her childhood, modelling career, films, radio and TV with some never-before-seen candid personal shots
- Lucy's autographed leg cast from her 1972 ski accident at Snowmass, CO
- Personal annotated copies of Lucy's scripts from TV shows and films
- Desi's original recordings + sheet music
- Montage of original photos from Lucy and Desi's homes and apartments including Palm Springs, NYC and Beverly Hills
- Elizabethan gown worn by Lucy opposite guest Tallulah Bankhead ("The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour," 1957).
- Artist smock worn by Lucy opposite guest Danny Thomas ("The Lucy Show," 1965)
- Flapper dance costume worn by Lucie Arnaz in duet with Lucy ("Here's Lucy," 1972)
- Overalls worn by Lucy in co-star Gale Gordon's hardware store ("Life with Lucy," 1986).
- Bold hound's-tooth wool pant suit worn by Lucy in her last film "Mame" (1974)
- Ivory and lavender beaded gown worn by Lucy in her first MGM film "Dubarry Was a Lady" (1943) opposite co-stars Red Skelton and Gene Kelly
- Iconic trench coat worn by Lucy and featured in ads for the classic film noir "Lured" (1947)
- Other personal outfits from the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s.
The Hollywood Museum
1660 N. Highland Ave. (at Hollywood Boulevard)
Hollywood, CA 91505