Ann Sothern's film career started as an extra in 1927. Originally a redhead, for the comedy roles she began to get she bleached her hair blond. After working at MGM and on Broadway, Ann was signed by Columbia Pictures for
Let's Fall in Love. The next year she would work with Eddie Cantor in his hit
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[about her long-time friend Lucille Ball and her second series,
The Ann Sothern Show] Lucy used to complain that she got all the parts I turned down. Now I produce the show, and she owns the studio. I guess that settles that.
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