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Lucy & Desi: Before the Laughter

Directed by Charles Jarrott
1991    1h 35m    PG
Biography, Drama, Romance,
This made for TV movie tells the story of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. It begins in the 1930's when they met as actors under contract at RKO and ends with their divorce in 1960. In between we see how their careers developed, their often rocky marriage, and how they came to develop the groundbreaking and iconic "I Love Lucy" show.
Cast of Lucy & Desi: Before the Laughter
  • Frances FisherLucille Ball
  • Robin Pearson RoseVivian Vance
  • John WheelerWilliam Frawley
  • Bette FordDe-De
  • Edith DiazMother Arnaz
  • Matthew FaisonHarry
  • Liane LanglandMaureen O'Hara
  • Patrick CroninDoc Bender
  • Alan OppenheimerArthur Lyons
  • Joyce BlairRoxana
  • Don KeeferGrandpa Ball
  • Roger RoseCousin Larry
  • Jim BrochuMax
  • Rance HowardBernie
  • Amanda CarlinMaid
  • Larry AndersonPercy
  • Maurice BenardDesi Arnaz
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