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Desi Arnaz & Lucille Ball Signed 8×10 Photo – COA JSA
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Lucille Ball was an actress, comedian, model, film studio executive and producer. She was best known as the star of the self produced sitcoms I Love Lucy, The Lucy–Desi Comedy Hour, The Lucy Show, Here’s Lucy and Life with Lucy. Ball was nominated for thirteen Primetime Emmy Awards, winning four times. In 1977, Ball was among the first recipients of the Women in Film Crystal Award.
Presented is an 8×10 promotional black and white photo of Lucille Ball and her husband Desi Arnaz. It was autographed by both comedians in blue pen “8-9” with the notation handwritten by Desi, “To Lou – A real great guy – Desi and Lucy!”. Also the photo is stamped on the verso “PHOTO BY ERNEST BACHARCH”.
This item originates from the Louis Basil collection. In the mid-1950’s, Basil moved his family from Chicago to Las Vegas to become one of the city’s best orchestra leaders. He orchestrated at many places with many headlining stars throughout the United States over many years. He performed in places like The Carman Theater in Philadelphia, Loew’s State Theater in New York, The Chicago Theatre in Chicago, The Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas and The Sahara Hotel Las Vegas. Basil obtained these autographed items in person and many were personalized to him or his family members.
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Desi Arnaz, Lucille Ball