Tales from Tinseltown…recording them now…I'll let you know when it's story time.
But, she started her career as a model:
I DON’T HAVE THE FOOTBALL GENE
IT MAY NOT HAVE BEEN A MATCH MADE IN HEAVEN, BUT…
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We’re so used to thinking of Lucille Ball as one way–the I Love Lucy way–and to see her like this, comparable to any glamorous contemporary, is nothing short of astounding. Beautiful.
She modeled in New York – working for milliner and dress designer Hattie Carnegie. Just gorgeous.
What did they call her at Metro in the Forties? Technicolor Tessie!
I think her hair was first dyed red for “Du Barry Was A Lady” – and it stayed that way for the rest of her life.
Okay, now I have to watch the whole thing… Wasn’t she a snooty red headed night club singer who was awful to Skelton and in love with Gene Kelly???
I can’t remember !! So I have to watch it too. But I do remember her in The Big Street with Henry Fonda and she was a vain nightclub singer and he was a busboy in love with her. From a Daymon Runyon story.
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