Wednesday, July 27, 2011

The Lucille Ball RKO Comedy Collection Vol.1 DVD Giveaway 8/8

Celebrate the 100th Birthday of the queen of comedy with the Warner Archive! is thrilled to announce the DVD release of The Lucille Ball RKO Comedy Collection: Vol. 1 in honor of Lucy’s  100th Birthday:
Long before she was crowned the queen of TV, Lucille Ball reigned as the "Queen of the Bs" for RKO Pictures, appearing in over 43 films in under a decade. Although she had yet to find her niche, Lucy's prodigious talents, grace and charm as a performer found her much in demand across a wide variety of movies. This collection brings together three rarely seen cinematic treasures from Lucy's RKO days, giving modern audiences a chance to witness a star on the rise. 3 Films on 2 DVDs.
 ~The Lucille Ball RKO Comedy Collection Vol. 1~
This DVD is set to be released on Aug 2nd and you can be one of the first see it!

Films Included:
Go Chase Yourself~ (1938) Before she hitched her hilarious antics to Vincente Minnelli's The Long, Long Trailer, Lucy joined Joe Penner and a slightly shorter trailer in this madcap romp. After bank robbers use her husband's camper to cover their getaway, Carol Meeley (Ball) sets out to prove her hubby is far too dumb to commit a crime.
Next Time I Marry~ (1938) Lucy moves up to leading lady in this screwball comedy, served up with inspired humor by Garson Kanin in one of his earliest directorial efforts. In order to claim her inheritance, heiress Nancy Crocker Fleming (Ball) must marry a "plain American Joe." So she does what any self-respecting debutante would do ­ she hires a husband.
Look Who's Laughing~ (1941) An alluring and glamorous Lucy enjoys top billing in this feature length satire based on the long running Fibber McGee and Molly radio series. Joining Lucy and the McGees (Jim and Marion Jordan) in this rollicking satire are Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy, who see Fibber try to persuade an aircraft company to set up shop in the small town of Wistful Vista. James V. Kern, who would later direct I Love Lucy, pens the tale, while screen pioneer Allan Dwan directs.
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  1. the one I remember most is just one word, but it makes me smile just thinking about the face she made when she said it..
    "Eeeewwwww"... lol
    and another one she said a lot is "Well" and the face she would make when she said it, so funny, she was the Best!
    I Loved, The I Love Lucy Show

  2. I don't have a specific line, but I love the one where she's crushing grapes!

  3. I vaguely remember her talking to Desi.. like Desi remember when?

    Thanks for the wonderful giveaway

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  4. I like "Hi, I'm your VitaMeataVegamin Girl." and the rest of the commercial

  5. My favorite quote is: So why don't you join the thousands of happy peppy people and get a great big bottle of Vitaveatyvemeanyminimoe.
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  6. I like when she said "Since we said I Do there are so many things We Don't.

  7. David HollingsworthJuly 27, 2011 at 4:53 PM

    Favorite line:
    "Yeah he's pushing 23 alright. He's pushed it all the way to 35."

  8. I like this line that she said: "Ever since we said "I do", there have been so many things that we don't."

  9. I always loved it when she didn't get her way and would say, "Awwww Ricky."

  10. My favorite line is when she says "But Ricky why can't I be in the Show?"

  11. im your vitameatavegamin girl

  12. Rickyyyyyyyyyy lol


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  13. The Long, Long Trailer is one of my favorite movie. But what I remember most is her "WAAAAAAAAA". She never really cried!

  14. I guess it would have to be "Now, Ricky...." as she frantically tried to come up with an explanation for her antics!

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  15. The one I remember the most is: Lucy, you got some 'splainin' to do!
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  16. I always liked when she cried.

  17. I liked Awww Ricky! I loved it all.

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  19. "As a dancer, I have two left feet. As a singer, I sound like a bull moose pulling his foot out of the mud". Too funny.

    Thanks for the great giveaway. ~Pauline


    "I'd rather regret the things I have done than the things I never did"

  21. I would rather regret the things that I have done than the things that I have not.

    Good way to live life!!!

  22. Vitaveatyvemeanyminimoe is my fave

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  24. "But Ricky..."

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  25. Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.

    Go LUCY!!!!

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  26. Waaaaaaa!!!
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  27. Ricky Ricardo: I can't afford it.
    Lucy Ricardo: Those must have been the first English words you learned.


  28. awwww ricky!

    my favorite

  29. My absolute favorite "Do you pop out at parties? Are you unpoopular... well are you?" - from the vita vita vegamin episode

  30. My favorite line is her famous "Wahhh!"

    I really do love Lucy!


  32. Ricky: "Lucy I'm Home!"

    I love all of Ricky's accented word mess ups :)

  33. Ricky!!!!!!!

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  34. I think it happened almost every episode, but I loved the "well........." and the face that followed that well. Great show and to this day I still watch it on tv. I even tivo it!!!!!

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  35. I still laugh thinking about the "I Love Lucy" episode when Lucy goes into labor.

  36. I loved that vitameatavegamin episode.


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