Archive for April 6th, 2009

Lucy’s First Hollywood Home…

Monday, April 6th, 2009

HOLLYWOOD HISTORY

Lucy the Red?

 

Lucille Ball

 

By Allan R. Ellenberger

  

Lucille Ball bought this house (below) at 1344 N. Ogden Drive for her family shortly after arriving in Hollywood in the 1930s. Lucy lived here with her family for a couple of years before moving out on her own. The family remained and it was here that her grandfather held Communist Party meetings and where he talked her, and her mother and brother into registering as Communists. This information surfaced in 1953 during the Red Scare and Lucy was forced to testify before HUAAC, who believed her explanation.

  

Lucille Ball's home

 1344 N. Ogden Drive, Hollywood

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Lucille Ball's voter registration

 

Lucille Ball’s voter registration card (UCLA Libary Digital Collection)

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Farrah Fawcett Hospitalized…

Monday, April 6th, 2009

CELEBRITY NEWS

Farrah Fawcett hospitalized in Los Angeles

 

 

 

Former ‘Charlie’s Angels’ star, 62, has been battling cancer since 2006

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The Associated Press
April. 6, 2009
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NEW YORK – Farrah Fawcett, who has struggled with cancer since 2006, has checked into a Los Angeles hospital but is “not on death’s door,” a producer who has worked with the actress said on Monday.    (Click on ‘Continue Reading’ for more)

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