Production info

Lucy Plays Cleopatra
USA, 1963  TV  

TV-series The Lucy Show

  

The Danfield Women's Volunteer Fire Fighters put on Shakespeare's play Antony and Cleopatra. Lucy is cast as Cleopatra with Viv, in male drag, as Marc Antony. The two dueling divas try to upstage each other during the performance, infuriating their pretentious director Professor Gitterman. (source: tv.com)

First colour episode of the second series of "The Lucy Show", a comedy show centered around Lucille Ball. This was the follow-up series to her classic "I Love Lucy" and the subsequent "Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour" series.


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