I Love Lucy: Rare Color Footage from 1951

Color footage secretly shot on the set of the original I Love Lucy!

Even in the early fifties, television producers routinely banned studio audience members from bringing cameras of any kind onto the set.  Luckily, every so often there are one or two attendees who are smarter than their “schmuck off the street” appearance might suggest.  If you’ve ever wondered what the Ricardo apartment looked like in color, you’re curiosity is about the be satisfied.

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What’s My Line? Mystery Guests: Lucy & Desi


Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball never had much luck pulling the wool over the What’s My Line? panel when they appeared as the show’s Mystery Guests.

For the handful of souls out there, aside from myself, who would be infuriated by a post revealing the outcomes of each of their trips to the seat next to host John Charles Daly, I hereby present a SPOILER ALERT.  It may be the furthest reaching back SPOILER ALERT in the history of the notion, but there you are.

But, if you’ve ever wondered what the Ricardo apartment from I Love Lucy looked like in actual color and you choose not to move on, you’ll miss out on some seriously cool footage secretly shot on the set.

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