“I Love Lucy” began in 1951 and lasted for 6 years, until 1957. Even to this day, this black and white film is still a very popular and influential TV show back from the 50's. The setting of I Love Lucy is based around different scenarios with Lucy and her husband, Ricky Ricardo. Lucy portrays herself as the ideal housewife during the 50's, by trying to
Betty White is one of the most influential actresses of television history. Born as Betty Marion White on January 17, 1922 in Illinois, her family moved to Los Angeles, California during the Great Depression. She began her career by reading commercials for the radio in 1939 when she was seventeen years old. Betty White then started acting in television shows and movies. Since then, she has won several awards and continues to act. Betty White’s autobiography, If You Ask Me: (And of Course You Won’t), reveals an actress 's life from her perspective. Betty White’s long life and long career have made it possible to provide inspiration to everyone in the acting world and in the real world.
I will provide a summary about Lucille Ball by using sources to provide background information about her life proceeding to the time of her success in comedy and television. I will then discuss how her stardom and popularity in the public eye helped to develop her brand, which lead her to become the first women CEO of a television network and the first owner of a television
Lucille Ball wanted to change the roles that women had in society and she showed this in different ways in her television shows. She was one of the most famous actress to alter the Hollywood industry. After trying to be noticed in Hollywood for many years she was finally noticed by a poster of her during her modeling career. When she was noticed Ball worked in Hollywood for 50 years on different shows and producing them. Before all the fame Ball was told that she lacked the talent needed. At age 15 she was enrolled at a New York drama school and was sent home for being too shy compared to her other classmates getting all of the attention. Lucille Ball changed the roles that women had in entertainment through her comedic performance.
Julia child- Cooking is like love it should be entered into without abandon. Julia Child was a french cuisine chef master. Her love for cooking didn 't start until she was 32 actually!
Rosa Parks once said, “I would like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free.. So other people would be also free”. Rosa Parks was the Civil Rights Activist , who refused to surrender her bus seat to a white passenger, spurring the Montgomery boycott and other efforts to end segregation. The author of this speech, Oprah Winfrey, shows how thankful she is, and how Rosa Parks change the world through her eulogy. To remember her life to change our world, Oprah Winfrey delivers eulogy for Rosa Parks. She strongly supports her point by using a personal anecdote, allusion to what happened at the bus, and parallelism throughout her eulogy.
Barbara Walters’ career brings words such as “legendary”, “pioneering”, and “inspirational” to mind. She was more than just any other pretty person that was on a TV screen. “Walters was born September 25, 1929, and grew up in Boston, Massachusetts”(world book). From an early age, she had been surrounded by celebrities, many people say this attributed to her relaxed manner while she interviewed people. Her father, Louis Edward Walters, had opened a string of nightclubs called the Latin Quarter. “Walter’s spent a lot of time there, it was common for famous people to come in and out for a good time” (Lemann 1). “She became the first woman co-anchor of a network evening news program and earned roughly an unprecedented twelve million dollar salary.
Wilma Rudolph inspired the world by creating courage. She has inspired different people all over the world. She used courage to get over more than
“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” One of the many amazing quotes by an amazing woman. Marilyn Monroe was one of the most iconic model, musician, and actress of all time. Marilyn Monroe is still looked up to today and still inspires millions of people. Marilyn was born June 1, 1926 in Los Angeles, California. Marilyn Monroe was born with the name Norma Jeane but then in 1956 she legally changed her name to the name we all know her by, Marilyn Monroe. Marilyn was in and out of foster homes throughout her childhood. Although, there are many iconic and influential people in the world Marilyn Monroe has been the most influential.
Lucille Désirée Ball was born on August 6, 1911, in Jamestown, New York, to parents Henry Durrell Ball and Désirée (DeDe) Evelyn Hunt. Her father worked as a Bell Telephone Company lineman and moved the family frequently, including from New York to Anaconda, Montana, to Trenton, New Jersey. In February 1915, Henry Ball died from typhoid fever while DeDe was
Lucille Ball is an admirable woman for contributing to the world numerous times. Born on August 6, 1911, in Jamestown, New York. Lucille Ball got her start as a singer, model and film star before becoming one of America's top comedic actresses. With the 1950s TV show I Love Lucy, she became a hit. When she was 15 she convinced her mother to allow her to enroll in a New York City drama school. Despite how long it took she still never gave up and still kept working hard. She was also in 72 movies (aka that's a lot of movies). Enough with background information let's talk about what made her admirable.
“Behind every great man there’s a great women.” This quote by Meryll Frost was first used in 1946 during his acceptance speech for the most courageous athlete of 1945. He gave credit to his wife and noted that he would not have received the award without her help. To this quote could have also been used to describe Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams. She was a courageous woman who stood out to against in justice. Throughout her entire life she stood greatly with courage and was also known for her loyalty for her country and family.
Lucille Tenazas is certainly the kind of person who welcomes all sorts of experiences with open arms and lets them sink into her mind and feelings and purify her personality. All bits of her experiences, particularly those with a cultural and social aspect, have turned her into an exceptional figure, a figure that is respectable to everyone.
Lucille Ball was a fabulous person, but she had a frustrating life as a kid. For example, she would go to school everyday and be unable to write because “Ball always would sharpen her pencils until they were gone and she couldn't afford pencils” (Lucille Ball). She left high school at age 15 to pursue her dreams of being an actress (Lucille Ball). Lucille Ball started getting jobs as an actress between the ages of 16-21(Lucille Ball). As a result, Lucille Ball became an actress by pursuing her dreams and being in a lot of successful shows and movies, like one show called “I Love Lucy.”
“Unbought and unbossed” is an interesting film that covers issues with African American women, and sexual politics that also offers a simple literary perspective of a black woman who puts herself in the middle of at the some of the most political and important issues like: black nationalism, feminism and african american women, etc. Chisholm herself writes in her book “unbought and unbothered”, “…My present attitude toward politics as it is practiced in the United States: it is a beautiful fraud that has been imposed on the people for years, whose practitioners exchange gilded promises for the most valuable thing their victims own, their votes. And who benefits most? The lawyers. (Chapter 4)”. Shirley was very active in the National Association of the Advancement of Colored People