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1950s

Evidently, there appears to be a change in pace...Lucille only had enough time for four films in the 50s, and two more with Desi Arnaz. Her television career had seemingly taken over this era of her life.

1950

  • Fuller Brush Girl
Lucy's character: Sally Eliott
Summary: Sally Eliott isn't really a Fuller Brush Girl, but she desperately wants to be one. Figuring that she could handle the job just right, she gets herself into trouble as she becomes a suspect for murder. Although she's really been framed, the cops won't listen to anyone as they search everywhere for her. So...Sally's chasing after the
real murderers while the cops chase after her.

  • Fancy Pants
Directed by:  George Marshall
Cast:  Bob Hope, Virginia Kelley
Summary:  A butler is hired to fix up a family. Meanwhile, he is really an actor. This was another addition to the many projects that Lucille had worked on with old friend Bob Hope.

  • A Woman Of Distinction

1951
The Magic Carpet
LEFT Lucille in The
Magic Carpet

1954
The Long, Long Trailer
Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
Cast: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz
Information: Click here for more information on this film.

1956
Forever Darling
Directed by: Al Hall
Cast: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, James Mason
Information: Click here for more information on this film.