“I don’t know anything about luck. I’ve never banked on it, and I’m afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: hard work and realizing what is opportunity and what isn’t.” Lucille Ball

Well my dears, I don’t know what to make of the story Ms. Lucy relates in the clip below. I will say that it is possible, I looked it up. Your body acts as an antennae, the fillings act as semiconductors, your mouth is the radio receiver, and when it vibrates you hear the signals where you always do, in your ears. Even so…

At the time Lucille Ball told some her friends about it, and thereafter the opportunity arose to incorporate the lucky plot device into many a story — starting with the Broadway production of this one in 1943:


  1. I have a neighbor who grew up next-door to LUCILLE BALL!!!!!!!!SHE says she was just like she was on TV!!!!!!
    I LOVED HER SHOWS………7 pm Chanel 2 every night I would beg to take my dinner upstairs and watch HER!

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