March 02, 2007

Lucy's Movies For March

Lucille Ball will be featured in a number of movies in March on Turner Classic Movies. Gene Kelly is this months featured star and appears in three of the films that also features Lucy.

Starting on Monday, March 5th at 11:30pm will be "DuBarry Was A Lady". Red Skelton takes over the role played on Broadway by Bert Lahr, while Lucille Ball steps into the shoes of the original play's Ethel Merman. Gene Kelly appears as Alec Howe/Black Arrow.

On Tuesday, March 6th at 3:15am will be "Thousands Cheer". Gene Kelly appears as Eddy Marsh while Lucy has a cameo appearance along with Red Skelton and many others in this star-studed film.

On Tuesday, March 13th at 6:15pm will be "The Facts of Life". Unlike the typical Bob Hope and Lucille Ball vehicles, The Facts of Life is essentially a domestic drama with comic undertones.

On Monday, March 19th at 6:00am will be "Bunker Bean". Lucy plays Miss Kelly in this film.

On Tuesday, March 20th at 2:00am will be "Ziegfeld Follies". This is the final for the Gene Kelly tribute on Turner Classic Movies for the month. Gene Kelly plays himself along with many other stars from Hollywood. During the opening number, "Meet the Ladies", spotlights a whip-wielding Lucille Ball!

On other TV Networks, Lucy along with her husband, Desi Arnaz will be a part of TV Land Myths and Legends, "Film Frights & Red Scares" that will air on Thursday, March 8th at 1:30am on TV Land. On HBO Signature, "Mame" will be shown Wednesday, March 14th at 5:15am.

Lucy's children will also appear on TV this month. You can see Lucie Arnaz on HBO Family's Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child, "Sleeping Beauty" on Tuesday, March 6th at 7:00am and Desi Arnaz, Jr. will appear on Cinemax's "The Mambo Kings" on Wednesday, March 7th at 7:15pm and several times on the Sundance Channel starting on Thursday, March 8th at 8:30 am in "Red Sky at Morning" and in HBO Signature's, "A Wedding" on Sunday, March 11th at 6:05am.

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