Essays Tagged: "Desi Arnaz"

Lively Uncanny Character You'll love; Somewhere Between Conformity and Feminism A Female Comedian Sets the Stage for the Many, of Both, that Follow

lifestyle. Lucille Ball "Lucy" was the wife and she was anything but a domesticator and even though Desi Arnaz "Ricky" was in show business, he did not always live up to the standards he set for himse ... was making money and doing something she loved - show business. She soon met and fell in love with Desi Arnaz. He had fled Cuba and come to America with high hopes; he was young, charming and somewha ...

(21 pages) 84 0 4.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Sitcoms and American Role Models

ll-witted, but beautiful and funny Lucille Ball starring opposite the intelligent and ever charming Desi Arnaz. The show highlights women as irrational, feeble-minded beauties, incapable of self-suffi ... about inexpensive one-stop-shopping." Or Ashley Simpson's inability to cut a tomato stems from her desire to distance herself from the common folk who have to prepare their own food (MTV Networks).Th ...

(4 pages) 72 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Impact of Television on the Film Industry

ity quickly and were unique to television. The most significant contributor to early television was Desi Arnaz with his sitcom I Love Lucy. The success of I Love Lucy is unparalleled in the history of ...

(8 pages) 41 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The 1950's Media Innacuracies and it's Avoidance of Racial Controversies

the USA from viewing the comedy show I Love Lucy. This show, consisting of Lucille Ball as Lucy and Desi Arnez as Ricky, was a slapstick show and a smash hit. It can still be seen on some obscure chan ...

(4 pages) 10 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Lucille Ball

other side is made public is something of its own.Starring Lucille Ball as "Lucy", and her husband Desi Arnaz, the sitcom I Love Lucy would allow the two would shine a light onto the lifestyles that ... a chance to fulfill their dreams and make it somewhere by actually working for it. Both Lucille and Desi had high demands for what they wanted in order to make their television show dreams a reality, ...

(9 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors