Let's Talk To Lucy

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 Mar 21, 2022


 Nov 8, 2021

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Lucille Ball was one of America’s first podcasters. In 1964 Lucy launched her CBS Radio Show “LET’S TALK TO LUCY” where she interviewed some of the biggest names in Hollywood. After the initial airing, they were never heard again, until now.

Episode Date
Donald O'Connor Part 2
00:23:12

Donald O'Connor joins Lucy again to describe a day in the O'Connor home and his many famous collaborations with Bing Crosby, Marilyn Monroe, and Ethel Merman. 

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Aug 11, 2022
Debbie Reynolds
00:25:18

Debbie Reynolds stops by to talk with Lucy about her decades in show business, raising her young children, and coming up from next to nothing.

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Aug 04, 2022
Jack Warner
00:25:57

Film Executive Jack Warner chats with Lucy on the set of his latest film to discuss his instincts when hiring good talent and how they have both seen the industry evolve during their time in show business.

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Jul 28, 2022
Frank Sinatra
00:13:10

"Old Blue Eyes" invites Lucy to the movie set for a quick-catch up as the discuss his children's foray into showbusiness, his preference for movies, and what makes a good director.

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Jul 21, 2022
Donald O'Connor Part 1
00:15:44

Donald O'Connor, legendary triple-threat, joins Lucy to discuss his upcoming projects, family life, and working on set with a Lion

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Jul 14, 2022
Doris Day & Voice of America
00:15:25

Join Lucy as she speaks with America's Sweetheart actress Doris Day on the set of Do Not Disturb, where they enjoy a pleasant chat during a chaotic day on set. Afterward, Lucy sits down with journalist Leo McElroy as he outlines how Voice from America broadcasts out American content to international audiences.

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Jul 07, 2022
June Havoc
00:18:03

Actress and Playwright June Havoc joins Lucy for a candid discussion on authenticity. June discusses her relationship with the audience and how she stays true to herself despite the pressures of the entertainment world.

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Jun 30, 2022
Gertrude Berg
00:18:13

Lucy sits down with Gertrude Berg to discuss her iconic radio roles, her upcoming work on the stage, and how she encourages her children to express their creativity.

 

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Jun 23, 2022
Gene Kelly Part 2
00:15:18

Gene Kelly joins Lucy again to give insight into his home life and how's he always looking for fresh talent on the road. A legendary choreographer, Kelly tells Lucy about his desire for more boys to learn the art of dance and what makes a great routine.

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Jun 16, 2022
Gene Kelly Part 1
00:15:32

Gene Kelly, talented actor and choreographer, talks Lucy through his humble beginnings as a bricklayer, his dancing heritage, and  how he tries to remain grounded in Hollywood.

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Jun 09, 2022
Andy Griffith
00:17:48

Lucy speaks with Andy Griffith about his time as a teacher and his thoughts on entertainers speaking about politics in this two-part episode.   

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Jun 02, 2022
Julie Andrews
00:17:08

In this episode Lucy hosts a two part interview with the Julie Andrews.

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May 26, 2022
Dick Van Dyke
00:17:40

This week Lucy sits down for a two-part interview with the iconic Dick Van Dyke.

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May 19, 2022
Lorne Greene Part 3 & 4
00:17:57

This week Lucy speaks with Lorne Greene, best known as Ben Cartwright, the father from Bonanza.  

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May 12, 2022
Lorne Greene Part 1 & 2
00:18:16

This week Lucy speaks with Lorne Greene, best known as Ben Cartwright, the father from Bonanza.  

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May 05, 2022
Steve Allen Part 2
00:16:46

Lucy continues her discussion with Steve Allen, the first host of the Tonight Show.   In addition to being the first host of the Tonight Show, Allen was a radio and TV star, comedian and writer.  

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Apr 28, 2022
Steve Allen Part 1
00:25:57

Lucy sits down for 3 'episodes' with Steve Allen, the first host of the Tonight Show.   In addition to being the first host of the Tonight Show, Allen was a radio and TV star, comedian and writer.  

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Apr 21, 2022
Dinah Shore
00:24:39

This week Dinah Shore is Lucy's guest in a three-part interview from 1964.  Shore was a world renown singer and actress who started her career in radio in the early 1940's and eventually moved into television where she had a storied career as a host and performer.  

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Apr 14, 2022
Hal King's Make Up Part 2
00:25:46

Lucy once again sits down with Hal King who at the time was Director of Makeup at Max Factor, to discuss more makeup and skin care tips.

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Apr 07, 2022
Arthur Godfrey
00:16:05

In these episodes of Let's Talk To Lucy, Lucy and her husband and announcer Gary Morton sit down with Arthur Godfrey and tell stories from Godfrey's safari trip and the time they all spent together at Godfrey's estate in Virginia.

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Mar 31, 2022
Nancy Sinatra
00:24:25

In this three part episode, Lucy speaks with a 24 year old Nancy Sinatra and her husband at the time, Tommy Sands, about how they met and eventually married.  

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Mar 24, 2022
Lucy Interviews Robert Sanval
00:17:05

In this episode Lucy sits down with a gentlemen named Robert Sanval.  Robert moved to the US from Australia to study acting in Los Angeles and Lucy spends these episodes asking Robert about life in Australia.  

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Mar 17, 2022
Hal King's Make Up
00:25:51

Lucy sits down with Hal King who at the time was Director of Makeup at Max Factor, to discuss makeup and skin care tips.

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Mar 10, 2022
Ray Walston
00:17:59

Lucy sits down with Ray Walston for a two-part interview.  Walston stared in CBS's "My Favorite Martian" in the 1960's and later became well known for his portrayal of Mr. Hand in "Fast Times at Ridgemont High".  

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Mar 03, 2022
Mary Costa
00:25:17

This week Lucy sits down with Mary Costa, the original voice of Princess Aurora from Disney's Sleeping Beauty. 

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Feb 24, 2022
Ann Sothern
00:16:57

This week Lucy interviews Ann Sothern, whom Lucy once called "the best comedian in the business, bar none".  Sothern was a well known radio, tv, film and stage actress for over 50 years.  

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Feb 17, 2022
Bea Benaderet
00:33:32

Lucy interviews actress, comedian Bea Benaderet.  Bea is famous for her work on The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show, The Beverly Hillbillies and Petticoat Junction.

In this episode Lucy also reflects on American Education Week with a guest from the LA School system.

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Feb 10, 2022
Richard Crenna
00:26:05

This episode features Lucy's conversation with actor, director Richard Crenna.  Crenna is an Emmy and Golden Globe winner for his portrayal of the title character in The Rape of Richard Beck.  Crenna later went on to star in the first Rambo movie as John Rambo's commanding officer.  

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Feb 02, 2022
Mitzi Gaynor
00:17:38

In this episode from 1964, Lucy interviews actress, dancer and singer Mitzi Gaynor.  .

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Jan 27, 2022
Gypsy Rose Lee
00:26:52

This week, Lucy speaks to burlesque star Gypsy Rose Lee. The pair discuss Lee's Mediterranean villa, her travels with her young child and the difficulty of being "Gypsy Rose Lee". 

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Jan 20, 2022
Jane Powell
00:26:38

This week, Lucy speaks to actress & singer Jane Powell. The pair discuss Powell's imminent world tour as well as Powell's experiences growing from child star to adult, completely within the Hollywood Film Industry. 

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Jan 13, 2022
Hilly Rose & "Life" with Lucy
00:26:32

This week, Lucy is the one being interviewed for a change, as she sits down for a two part interview with Hilly Rose. Lucy goes into greater detail and gives more insight into her inner workings than in any previous episode. Afterwards Lucy opens the mailbag at Desilu studios to discuss life with her listeners. 

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Jan 06, 2022
Ernest Gold
00:27:13

This week, Lucy speaks with composer, Ernest Gold (It's A Mad Mad Mad Mad World, Exodus). The pair discuss Gold's early days in music, including the day that he became aware that he was a "Hollywood Composer". They also discuss the state of the American music business and the importance of art in the home. 

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Dec 30, 2021
Christmas with Lucy
00:24:07

This week Lucy muses over the holiday season and everything that it brings. Lucy gathers with her family Little Lucie, Little Desi, and her husband Gary to discuss their favorite part of the holiday and reminisce over Christmases past. Lucy then opens her mail bag to read letters from everyday people and the joys and struggles they've experienced over the holidays. Lastly Lucy sits down with "Mr. White Christmas" Bing Crosby to find out how his family enjoys the holidays.  

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Dec 23, 2021
Barnaby Conrad
00:25:56

This week Lucy talks with “Mr. San Francisco”, Barnaby Conrad. Conrad, a modern Renaissance Man, speaks about the many hats he’s worn over the course of his life including Author, Artist, Bullfighter & Diplomat. He details his escapades across the world and the wisdoms he's gained from each. He discusses raising a family and the benefits he’s seen from his unusual lifestyle. In the final part of the interview Lucy goes to Conrad’s home to pour over the trinkets and trophies he's accumulated over his interesting life. 

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Dec 16, 2021
Julie Newmar
00:17:46

This week, Lucy speaks with Julie Newmar, the two actresses discuss Hollywood culture, family life & maintaining their genuine selves whilst in the limelight. Newmar details the freedom she feels when playing her favorite Femme Fatale characters, and the distinction between drive and ambition which keeps her happy. 

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Dec 09, 2021
Edith Head
00:26:06

This week, Lucy talks with Hollywood costume designer Edith Head. Edith and Lucy discuss the coming season's fashions, as well as Edith's work on the as-of-then upcoming film The Great Race. Edith also talks about her upbringing in a mining camp in Mexico and how it's carried over into her adult life as well as her path from school teacher to Hollywood fashion institution. 

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Dec 02, 2021
Lucy's Animal Tales & Lucy at Home
00:24:50

This week, Lucy recounts her experiences working with animal co-stars over the course of her career. From "celebrity" animals like Elsie The Cow, to wild alligators and chimpanzees, Lucy has had encounters with many members of the animal kingdom, and more often than not, she's walked away with a bit of damage and a new story. Next, Lucy muses over leisure time and relaxation in the home. She discusses how she gets the most out of her time and how she deals with the guilt that can sometimes accompany "Slowing down".  

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Nov 25, 2021
Hedda Hopper
00:26:52

This week Lucy sits down with famed Hollywood columnist Hedda Hopper. The two women go into great detail about the roles of "gossip columns" in the entertainment industry at the time. Hopper talks at length about her responsibility to her readership as well as those about whom she writes.   

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Nov 18, 2021
Mary Kay Dodson & Evelyn Keyes
00:26:51

This week Lucy speaks with Mary Kay Dodson & Evelyn Keyes. In her first interview, with Paramount Costume Designer & Bergdorf Goodman Director Mary Kay Dodson, Lucy listens to what the coming fashion season has in store for the people of America. Mary Kay details her trips abroad to study European trends and how to make them palatable for the more conservative tastes in U.S.  Lucy then talks with Gone With The Wind actress, Evelyn Keyes. The pair discuss the ups and downs of Hollywood life and how they contributed to Evelyn's relatively early retirement from acting. 

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Nov 11, 2021
Mary Tyler Moore
00:18:11

This week, Lucy is joined by the incomparable Mary Tyler Moore. In this interview Moore is at the height of her rise to fame, discussing the end of The Dick Van Dyke Show and what might possibly lie ahead. Lucy and Mary compare experiences, speak about the difficulties of balancing life in show business with the needs of a family and try to settle the age old debate of life in New York vs. life in Los Angeles. 

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Nov 04, 2021
Robert Stack
00:27:04

This week Lucy is talking to Robert Stack, star of 1959's Untouchables. Robert talks about his reputation as the "Epitome of The All-American Man" and why he finds the title wanting. Lucy and Bob then discuss climbing the Hollywood ladder and why luck matters just as much as talent. 

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Oct 28, 2021
Youth Appreciation Day
00:26:13

This week, Lucy focuses on the American teenager by dedicating an episode to Youth Appreciation Day 1964.

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Oct 21, 2021
Carol Burnett, Bea Lillie & Joshua Logan
00:26:21

This week, Lucy talks to Carol Burnett, the two comediennes trade jokes and stories about show business. Carol talks about the responsibility that comes with performing on Broadway and television simultaneously, and why her golf game is improved when there's a windmill on the course. Lucy also speaks with actress Bea Lillie and director Joshua Logan.  

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Oct 14, 2021
Tammy Grimes
00:16:42

This week, Lucy comes to you from backstage at Broadway's old Alvin Theater (now The Neil Simon Theater), to speak with Tony award winning actress Tammy Grimes. They discuss Tammy's runs in The Unsinkable Molly Brown and High Spirits and their respective journeys to the apex of stardom on stage and screen. Then Tammy turns the tables and begins to question Lucy, giving unheard insight into her feelings about her self, her audience and her art. 

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Oct 07, 2021
Barbra Streisand
00:26:22

This week, Lucy sits down to speak with the legendary Barbra Streisand for three separate interviews. Streisand, just 22 years old at the time, speaks about her ascension to fame after the debut of Funny Girl, a rise that Lucy herself calls “Meteoric”. Streisand speaks frankly about her “disappointment” with life in the lime light and tells Lucy how she keeps herself from succumbing to the voices of yes-men and naysayers. 

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Sep 30, 2021
Bob Hope, Candy Moore & Gale Gordon
00:25:29

This week, Lucy speaks with the iconic Bob Hope along with co-stars from The Lucy Show, Candy Moore & Gale Gordon.  

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Sep 23, 2021
Lucy Day At The World’s Fair
00:17:01

This week, Lucy comes to you from the 1964 World's Fair in New York City. Lucy begins with a few anecdotes about the trials of mobilizing and operating an entire production company out of a high-rise hotel suite, while reminiscing about her early days in the city in her dark, dank ground floor apartment. Lucy then hits the streets of the 1964 World’s Fair. She recounts being honored in various ceremonies and parades before romping across the many national pavilions to take in the exotic flavors and feelings of international unity.

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Sep 16, 2021
Vivian Vance
00:26:02

This week, Lucy is on the set of the 1965 film "The Great Race" to speak with her I Love Lucy co-star Vivian Vance. Lucy and Vivian speak on the many layers of friendship that they share, and what it takes to build strong foundations for personal relationships. After Vivian talks about her work in hospitals with the elderly and underprivileged youth, the two friends wind down their conversations by contemplating modern parenting and who has the harder time, teenagers or their parents. 

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Sep 09, 2021
Red Skelton & Georgia Skelton
00:15:28

This week, Lucy speaks with Red and Georgia Skelton for separate interviews. In her sit down with "America's Favorite Clown", Red Skelton, Lucy talks about life away from the stage and the myriad interests that entertainers keep to maintain a sense of self, as well as finding spiritual fulfilment in something as simple as the breeze. After a brief musing on the pride that comes from a job well done, Lucy speaks with Georgia Skelton about how she does the best job that she can, in maintaining the off-stage life of her famous husband.  

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Sep 02, 2021
Bing Crosby
00:13:12

This week Lucy sits down with Bing Crosby or as he's known amongst his famous friends "Der Bingle ".  

He and Lucy discuss the ins and outs of making films and records. Bing discusses his eternal hit "White Christmas" and a disagreement between its composer, Irving Berlin, and the producers of Holiday Inn which might've forever changed the legacy of the song.  

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Aug 26, 2021
Sheila MacRae
00:16:45

Lucy sits down with Sheila MacRae, to discuss their experiences as actresses and mothers. Sheila chronicles her journey in the entertainment industry and contrasts her comedic style with Lucy's. 

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Aug 19, 2021
Dean Martin & Jeanne Martin
00:31:58

This week, Lucy talks with Dean & Jeanne Martin to gain perspective on married life from both points of view, Dean speaks on challenging himself with new projects while still remaining close with his children, and Jeanne gives insight into how she maintains her relationship with her family while supporting one of the busiest entertainers in the world. 

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Aug 12, 2021
Danny Kaye / Carol Channing
00:32:19

This week’s Let’s Talk To Lucy features the premiere episode with Danny Kaye along with interviews with dancers from the Copa Room in Las Vegas, Peter Lind Hayes & Mary Healy and Carol Channing, all recorded in September 1964.  

Aug 05, 2021
Let's Talk to Lucy, Coming August 5th
00:01:10

Lucille Ball was one of America’s first podcasters. In 1964 Lucy launched her CBS Radio Show “LET’S TALK TO LUCY” where she interviewed some of the biggest names in Hollywood.  After the initial airing they were never heard again, until now. 

Jul 31, 2021