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CBS Salutes Lucy: The First 25 Years (1976)

In 1976 CBS gathered many guest stars to participate in this television special celebrating Lucille Ball's amazing TV life.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lucille Ball ... Herself
Desi Arnaz ... Himself
William Paley ... Himself
Vivian Vance ... Herself
Gale Gordon ... Himself
Dick Van Dyke ... Himself
Bob Hope ... Himself
John Wayne ... Himself
Carol Burnett ... Herself
Danny Kaye ... Himself
Sammy Davis Jr. ... Himself
Milton Berle ... Himself
Johnny Carson ... Himself
Dean Martin ... Himself
Richard Burton ... Himself
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In 1976 CBS gathered many guest stars to participate in this television special celebrating Lucille Ball's amazing TV life.

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Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

Unrated
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 November 1976 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

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CBS See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Some of those absent from archival footage include Mary Jane Croft, Kathryn Card, Doris Singleton, Charles Lane, Frank Nelson, Ann Sothern, and Sid Gould, all of whom made many appearances opposite Lucille Ball over the years. See more »

Goofs

Desi Arnaz mistakenly calls a clip from "The Audition" (S1;E6) of "I Love Lucy" the pilot. The unaired (and considered lost) pilot contained the same vaudeville act that Lucy and Desi toured the country. It was recreated again for "The Audition." See more »

Quotes

Danny Kaye: Saying Lucille Ball is 'just' a comedian is like saying Margot Fonteyn is 'just' a dancer.
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The DVD release edits out 8 minutes of the program. See more »

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Follows The Lucy Show (1962) See more »

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My Kind of Girl
Written by Leslie Bricusse
Sung by Frank Sinatra
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