Laughing with Lucy

Laughing with Lucy


My Life with America’s Leading Lady of Comedy

Lucille Ball’s staff writer Madelyn Pugh Davis and her long-time writing partner, Bob Carroll Jr, share priceless moments behind the scenes with Lucy and Desi Arnaz.

Lucille Ball’s comic genius made them famous, but many of the unforgettable plot lines for I Love Lucy came from the life of their writer, Madelyn Pugh Davis. In Laughing with Lucy, Davis and her long-time writing partner, Bob Carroll Jr, recount her rise in television and her many years working on the set and behind the scenes with Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. Lighthearted and witty, this book offers a trip back in time to the tumultuous early days of television.

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Weight 12.5 oz
Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in

Madelyn Pugh Davis


Bob Carroll, Jr.



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Illustration Notes

B&W photos throughout

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Clerisy Press


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