One of the most beloved women of cinema and television history is the infamous Lucille Ball. I know she has been one of my favorite leading ladies since I was a child. In a way, I feel that I have grown up with her. Even on my worst day, I know that I can put in any disc from the I Love Lucy series, and my troubles will immediately dissipate (even if it is only a short while). I know that I am not the only person whom she has had the effect on. While she is no longer on this earth with us, she continues to reside in our hearts. With I Love Lucy episodes continuing to be present on cable stations, new generations are introduced to her old school charms.
This afternoon, I was watching Mame, in which Lucy holds the starring role. At first, I was interested in comparing the differences between this film and its predecessor Auntie Mame (in which Rosalind Russell). However, I was soon struck by the vast number of Lucille Ball films that I adore. Yet for me, I found it hard to pick just one favorite. I then started to wonder which of her many films other Lucy fans maintained as their quintessential favorite. Hopefully the poll below will shed some light on this topic for us!