August 6 would have been Lucille Ball's 103rd birthday, so the classic movie channel getTV is airing a special marathon to celebrate Ball's birthday. They are going to air four movies to honor her birthday tribute. This is good for those who have only see her famed TV show, and have wanted to see her film work.
The four movie event starts at 11:05 a.m. ET with the movie, "The Fuller Brush Girl." That movie starred with Lucille, Eddie Albert. Lloyd Bacon directed the 1950 movie, that was about a quirky door-to-door cosmetics salesperson that works for the Fuller Brush Company.
The next movie that is airing that day is "Her Husband's Affairs." The 1947 movie was directed by S. Sylvan Simon. Franchot Tone and Gene Lockhart starred in the movie with Lucille Ball. The comedy was about an executive and his meddling wife, who team up to promote an inventor's strange idea about embalming fluid.
"Miss Grant Takes Richmond," airs next after "Her Husband's Affairs," that movie was another movie that is airing that was directed by Lloyd Bacon. S. Sylvan Simon that directed, "Her Husband's Affairs," was the producer of "Miss Grant Takes Richmond." The comedy starred William Holden, James Gleason and Janis Carter. The last movie to air was Ball's last film before she went to the small screen for the beloved show, "I Love Lucy." The 1951 film was directed by Lew Landers and starred John Agar, Patricia Medina, and Raymond Burr.
So this four movie tribute once again airs on August 6, and it starts at 11:05 ET, 10:00 CST. To read and see more about these movies that will be airing please click here.
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