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LUCY'S MOVIE INDEX

Movie #26:

The Three Musketeers

Film Date: 1935
Film Type: action/adventure

Movie #27:

The Whole Town's Talking

Film Date: 1935
Film Type: comedy/crime

Movie #28:

Bunker Bean

Film Date: 1936
Film Type: comedy

Movie #29:

Chatterbox

Film Date: 1936
Film Type: comedy

Notes: Lucille Ball makes a brief but amusing appearance as a snobbish small-time leading lady.

Movie #30:

The Farmer in the Dell

Film Date: 1934
Film Type: comedy

Movie #31:

Follow the Fleet

Film Date: 1936
Film Type: comedy/musical/romance

Notes: Not only will you spot Lucille Ball but also another fresh-faced starlet, Betty Grable.

Movie #32:

Muss 'Em Up

Film Date: 1936
Film Type: mystery

Movie #33:

That Girl from Paris

Film Date: 1936
Film Type: musical

Movie #34:

Winterset

Film Date: 1936
Film Type: drama

Notes: Although, the ending was changed from the original play's cynically tragic to a happy ending, depression-era audiences, too wrapped in their own current problems to shed tears over the long-dead Sacco and Vanzetti, stayed away from Winterset in droves.

Movie #35:

Hitting a New High

Film Date: 1937
Film Type: musical

Movie #36:

Don't Tell the Wife

Film Date: 1937
Film Type: comedy

Movie #37:

Stage Door

Film Date: 1937
Film Type: comedy/drama

Notes: Lucille Ball, Eve Arden, and Ann Miller play actresses in this very funny movie. This film was also nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Screenplay.

Movie #38:

The Affairs of Annabel

Film Date: 1938
Film Type: comedy

Notes: The Affairs of Annabel was popular enough to inspire an equally hilarious sequel, Annabel Takes a Tour.

Movie #39:

Annabel Takes a Tour

Film Date: 1938
Film Type: comedy

Movie #40:

Go Chase Yourself

Film Date: 1938
Film Type: comedy

Movie #41:

Having a Wonderful Time

Film Date: 1938
Film Type: comedy/romance

Notes: The film marks the film debut of beloved comedian Red Skelton.

Movie #42:

The Joy of Living

Film Date: 1938
Film Type: comedy/musical

Notes: Director Tay Garnett couldn't keep the production under control, and the cost ballooned to a then-staggering $1.1 million, resulting in a huge loss for RKO Radio.

Movie #43:

The Next Time I Marry

Film Date: 1938
Film Type: comedy

Movie #44:

Room Service

Film Date: 1938
Film Type: comedy

Notes: Lucille Ball appears in the lead female role, only her second starring role in almost a decade in film, but she doesn't make much of an impact.

Movie #45:

Beauty for the Asking

Film Date: 1939
Film Type: comedy/drama

Movie #46:

Five Came Back

Film Date: 1939
Film Type: drama/adventure

Movie #47:

Panama Lady

Film Date: 1939
Film Type: drama

Movie #48:

That's Right, You're Wrong

Film Date: 1939
Film Type: musical/comedy

Movie #49:

Twelve Crowded Hours

Film Date: 1939
Film Type: crime/drama

Notes: Keep an eye out for a blond Lucille Ball as a fashion model. Alice Duer Miller's novel "Gowns by Roberta" was adapted into the 1933 Broadway musical Roberta, with music by Jerome Kern and Otto Harbach. The 1935 filmization of Roberta was slightly adapted to accommodate the dancing talents of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, though their roles are secondary to the characters portrayed by Irene Dunne and Randolph Scott.

Movie #50:

Dance, Girl, Dance

Film Date: 1940
Film Type: comedy/drama

Notes:The best parts of the film are with Lucille Ball demonstrating comic ability well established before she teamed up with Desi Arnaz. Lucy gets two musical numbers which appear to have been largely inspired by Gypsy Rose Lee. One number involves parts of her clothing blown away. There's enough show of leg, plus a hint of cleavage to make one temporarily forget the housewife and mother that became a television institution.

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1933 (4 Movies)

1934 (13 Movies)

1935 (10 Movies)

1936 (7 Movies)

1937 (3 Movies)

1938 (7 Movies)

1939 (5 Movies)

1940 (4 Movies)

1941 (2 Movies)

1942 (3 Movies)

1943 (3 Movies)

1944 (1 Movie)

1945 (2 Movies)

1946 (5 Movies)

1947 (2 Movies)

1949 (3 Movies)

1950 (3 Movies)

1951 (1 Movie)

1954 (1 Movie)

1956 (1 Movie)

1960 (1 Movie)

1963 (1 Movie)

1967 (1 Movie)

1968 (1 Movie)

1974 (1 Movie)

1985 (1 Movie)