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anthology series, 22, 57–72; gothic and,
73–84
Arnaz, Desi, 10–11, 66, 144–45, 151–53, 173,
250, 283n30, 285n50; Desilu Produc-
tions and, 10, 158, 160, 167, 180; eth-
nicity and, 149, 164, 167, 174–75, 180,
183, 187, 284n31; immigration and exile
and, 159, 174–75, 180–81, 187. See also
Ball, Lucille; I Love Lucy
Arnaz, Desi, Jr., 154–57, 286n64; I Love
Lucy 50th Anniversary Special and, 174;
Lucy and Desi: A Home Movie and, 175–
76, 181–84
Arnaz, Lucie (Lucie Arnaz Luckinbill), 156,
285–86n51; I Love Lucy 50th Anniversary
Special and, 174; Lucy and Desi: A Home
Movie and, 175–76, 179–84, 187–89;
Lucy and Desi: The Scrapbooks, Volume 1
and, 184–88
Astor, Mary: career of, 3, 66, 83, 86, 112;
Thriller (“Rose’s Last Summer”) and,
71–79
Ball, Lucille, 3, 6, 10–11, 66, 250; comic
talent of, 150–51; death of, 143–44, 150,
167–74; Desilu Productions and, 10,
158, 160, 180; marriage and family and,
144–45, 151–56, 161–62, 167, 175–90,
282n18, 283n20, 285n50; “thereness”
of, 140, 144, 170–74, 285n49. See also
Arnaz, Desi; I Love Lucy
Barriga, Cecilia, 196–97, 200–203, 208,
248
Barthes, Roland, 224, 239
Bazin, Andre, 239
Bean, Jennifer, 3
Becker, Christine, 257n12, 261n64, 265n2,
267n15
Beckman, Karen, 3, 253n2
Before the Laughter: The Lucy and Desi Story,
175–79
Bennett, James, 255n9, 261n64
Berenstein, Rhona, 107
Bergman, Ingrid, 28, 49; affair with
Roberto Rossellini, 115–16, 121–22
biography, 77–79, 83, 175–77, 191–95,
214–15, 233, 245; autopathography and,
232–33; biopics and, 217, 220, 225;
feminist autobiography and, 232; gossip
and, 199–200; moral biography and,
99–107; scandal and, 214, 217–18; star
memoir and autobiography and, 77–79,
211, 267–68n20, 268n28
Bob Hope Show, The, 10, 152, 162–67
Bordo, Susan, 226
Braderman, Joan, 195, 230–43, 248, 251.
See also Joan Sees Stars
Braidotti, Rosi, 254n9
Brooks, Hadda, 39–40, 262n69
Brooks, Jodi, 264n84
Caesar, Sid, 134, 150, 269n35, 278n93
Calhoun, Rory, 113–14, 121, 126, 273–
74nn30–32
Case, Sue- Ellen, 201–2
Cassidy, Marsha, 106, 137
Cohan, Steven, 212–13, 270n37
Confidential magazine, 9–10, 101, 108–16;
Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz and, 162,
164; Maureen O’Hara and, 99–100,
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