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Lucille Ball, Vivian Vance Photos On Reddit Show The 'I Love Lucy' Actresses In A New Light

Offbeat  (tags: Lucille Ball, Vivian Vance, funny, slapstick, comedians, ''I Love Lucy, '' vintage pictures, photos, Reddit Show, actressess, new light )

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A vintage photo of a young woman posing for a studio portrait caught our attention on Reddit Wednesday. Looking the very picture of demure elegance, it's hard to believe this 19-year-old would go on to become comedy's favorite redhead, known for pratfalls

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Barb Knight (1688)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 4:12 pm
Look what I found!! Enjoy these pics!!

Barb Knight (1688)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 4:18 pm
Vintage is so becoming....

Pat B (356)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 4:26 pm
Beautiful inside and out. Vivian was a knockout herself too.!! Thanks, Barb for this.

. (0)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 4:45 pm
It was amazing that Vance was made to look like a frump, when she was younger than Ball. Fawley was much older than Vance, and Arnaz was the baby, being younger than Ball.

Christeen A (368)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 5:17 pm
Thank you so much. I am a huge Lucille Ball fan also.

Laura H (964)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 6:22 pm
"I Love Lucy" is my fave show; it always makes me laugh!
Lovely photos of lovely ladies!

Thanks Barb!

Laura H (964)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 6:34 pm
Frawley and Vance did not get along at ALL.
At one time they were offered a spin-off show and both said "NO way!"

Laura H (964)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 6:40 pm
To add to what Allan posted; Frawley was 22 years older than Vance and it bothered her to be 'married' to someone so much older than she was!

When Vivian learned that William had passed away she shouted "champagne for everyone!"

Erin R (181)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 7:08 pm
Thank you, Barb!

Robert O (12)
Friday April 5, 2013, 12:49 am
How awesome! I Love Lucy is one of my favorite shows. Thanks Barb.

Julia R (296)
Friday April 5, 2013, 1:01 am
I was always a huge fan of the old Lucy and Desi shows! I always thought that Fred and Ethel were great supporting actors too! They were just the perfect ensemble for this very funny show and of course Lucy sparkled as the star that she was! The title of the Queen of Comedy rightfully belongs to her! And of course we have to give credit to the writers of that show too who were so talented at coming up with the stories! But these vintage pictures of Lucille Ball and Vivienne Vance are just the epitome of glamor and beauty! I love vintage too- there's such a softness that it captures in the eyes and facial features and the skin tone just glows making them appear very life like rather than just looking like a photo! What could be more fitting for two such vivacious ladies!

Sam E M (0)
Friday April 5, 2013, 2:17 am
Thanks for sharing these beautiful young ladies with us. :)

Lynn D (0)
Friday April 5, 2013, 2:30 am
She was a model at one time so not hard to believe at all! Thanks for sharing!

Gloria p (304)
Friday April 5, 2013, 3:05 am
Lucille Ball was elegant and talented. I like her movies ten times better than her TV shows.

Animae C (516)
Friday April 5, 2013, 4:07 am
Fantasic blast from the past!
Grew up with them!

Carol H (229)
Friday April 5, 2013, 6:44 am
noted and enjoyed, thanks Barb

Connie O (44)
Friday April 5, 2013, 7:21 am
I always enjoyed the old Lucy shows. I have seen a lot of photos of her when she was a much younger blonde, and marveled at how beautiful she looked.

Cathy Aronson (67)
Friday April 5, 2013, 8:25 am
Thanks Barb! I grew up watching them and the old movies when Lucy was starting out...she was without a doubt a beautiful woman! I appreciated this trip down Memory Lane :)
Hugs to you Sunshine!

Suzanne L (99)
Friday April 5, 2013, 9:46 am
I would not have been able to identify Lucy from this photo. She was always attractive. Vivian Vance' earlier picture shows her as very attractive too. Both were talented and seemed to work together very well. Thanks Barb.

Past Member (0)
Friday April 5, 2013, 11:47 am
Lovely pics I used to love watching I Love Lucy Wish could see them again Thanks for posting

cynthia l (207)
Friday April 5, 2013, 11:59 am
wonderful pics I so enjoyed those show

Carol D (346)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 8:40 pm
I LOVED her!!! Watched about every show she had!

Cheryl B (64)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 3:51 am
great post...thanks
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