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    • I Love Lucy: The Untold Story

    • By: Jess Oppenheimer, Gregg Oppenheimer
    • Narrated by: Larry Dobkin, Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107

    Jess Oppenheimer, "the brains" behind I Love Lucy, gives us an insider's view of this groundbreaking show, generously interspersed with recordings of classic Lucy radio and TV comedy performances - including her famous "Vitameatavegamin" routine. Oppenheimer weaves a wonderfully entertaining tale of the creation of this landmark series and its evolution from Lucy's hit radio sitcom, My Favorite Husband. Lucy aficionados will delight in his personal accounts of stars like Desi Arnaz, William Frawley, Vivian Vance, and of course, Lucille Ball.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must for Lucy fans

    • By J F Whitmore on 06-15-13

    Regular price: $14.95

    • I Love Lucy

    • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom
    • By: Gregg Oppenheimer
    • Narrated by: Ron Bottitta, Seamus Dever, Sarah Drew, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The onscreen pairing of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz is at the heart of one of the most popular TV shows in history. Who would have thought that to get on the air, they had to battle both a network and a sponsor who thought the show couldn't possibly succeed? Playwright Gregg Oppenheimer, son of I Love Lucy’s creator Jess Oppenheimer, spins the hilarious true story behind America’s beloved TV comedy. 

    Regular price: $4.95