Laughing With Lucy: My Life With America's Leading Lady of Comedy
Madelyn Pugh DavisISBN: 1578602475;
Book DescriptionEverybody still loves Lucy! Despite having passed away in 1989, Lucille Ball was recently named the most recognizable celebrity in America. She had the top Q score, a measure of familiarity and likeability used by broadcasters and advertisers, in an August 2005 survey. Part of that phenomenal success goes to the people who put the words in her mouth?her writers. For twenty years, Madelyn Pugh Davis, and her writing partner Bob Carroll, Jr., wrote for Lucy, creating storylines that became blueprints for nearly every sitcom that followed and made I Love Lucy the archetype of television comedy. Davis was among the first women comedy writers in the business and she recalls that golden era of early television and her long history with Lucille Ball in LAUGHING WITH LUCY: MY LIFE WITH AMERICA?S LEADING LADY OF COMEDY. Davis looks back with wit and affection, providing insight into television in its infancy and gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at the...
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