Tag Archives: Lucille Ball

Happy Birthday, Gale Gordon

On Feb 20, 2015, we celebrate the 109 birthday of the beloved character actor Gale Gordon. Gale Gordon was born Charles T. Aldrich in New York in 1906, the son of vaudevillian Charles Aldrich and his English actress wife, Gloria … Continue reading

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Good Night, Shirley Mitchell

Classic TV fans are mourning the departure of the last surviving adult recurring cast member of I Love Lucy, Shirley Mitchell. Mitchell reportedly became friends with Lucille Ball while the famous redhead was working on radio’s My Favorite Husband. Joining … Continue reading






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Eve Arden: Old Time Radio Voice Actress

In an era of radio that was filled with stereo types, Eve Arden managed to rise above them as her own woman and developed on of radio’s best loved characters. Eve Arden, who was born Eunice Quedens, related that she … Continue reading






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Patriotic Old Time Radio Radio: Comedies

Patriotism is an essentially happy situation, so why shouldn’t comedy be a part of a Patriotic Old Time Radio Collection? No one needed a laugh as much as the Troops during WWII, and AFRS with their Command Performance. GI’s could … Continue reading






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Happy Birthday Lucy: Lucille Ball turns 100 years old!

August 6th, 2011, will be comedienne Lucille Ball’s 100th birthday and we¬†had to celebrate this auspicious anniversary. For decades, when ever the term “comedienne” comes up, the first image that comes to mind is Lucy. Born Lucille Desiree Ball to … Continue reading






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