By Rob Edelman,Audrey Kupferberg
Meet the Mertzes is an expansive twin biography chronicling the lives of 2 of America's preferred situation-comedy actors, William Frawley and Vivian Vance, who portrayed Fred and Ethel Mertz on I Love Lucy. This meticulously researched ebook includes interviews with Frawley's and Vance's colleagues, buddies, and kinfolk, and explores their own lives prior to, in the course of, and after I Love Lucy. With an entire filmography and videography of every, Meet the Mertzes finally units the list directly at the lives and legacies of those compelling stars who detested one another.
You'll examine about:
-Vance's profitable Broadway occupation ahead of I Love Lucy
-Frawley's vaudevillian roots and his ardour for baseball
-Vance's frightened breakdown after the cave in of her first marriage
-Frawley's ingesting and carousing
-Lucille Ball's caustic dating with either one of her costars
-Vance's hatred of being recognized to the realm as Ethel Mertz
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Meet the Mertzes is an expansive twin biography chronicling the lives of 2 of America's most well liked situation-comedy actors, William Frawley and Vivian Vance, who portrayed Fred and Ethel Mertz on i admire Lucy. This meticulously researched e-book comprises interviews with Frawley's and Vance's colleagues, neighbors, and relations, and explores their own lives sooner than, in the course of, and after i admire Lucy.
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