I Love Lucy (1951–1957)
9.3/10
295
0 user 1 critic

Lucy's Italian Movie 

Lucy soaks up plenty of local color when she tramples grapes to get into the mood for a role in an Italian movie.

Director:

James V. Kern

Writers:

Jess Oppenheimer, Madelyn Davis (as Madelyn Pugh) | 3 more credits »
Reviews

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview:
Lucille Ball ... Lucy Ricardo
Desi Arnaz ... Ricky Ricardo
Vivian Vance ... Ethel Mertz
William Frawley ... Fred Mertz
Franco Corsaro ... Vittorio Philippi
Saverio LoMedico Saverio LoMedico ... Bellboy (as Saverio Lo Medico)
Teresa Tirelli Teresa Tirelli ... Woman in Vat
Ernesto Molinari Ernesto Molinari ... Vineyard Boss
Rosa Barbato Rosa Barbato ... Grape Picker
Edit

Storyline

In Rome, a film producer asks Lucy if she'd be interested in auditioning for his new film entitled "Bitter Grapes." Thinking that the film has something to do with the production of wine, she goes to the only non-automated winery left in the area. Written by Attmay

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Family

Certificate:

TV-G
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This is one of two episodes specially colorized and combined, appearing as a one hour long 2013 Christmas Special on CBS, entitled the "I Love Lucy Christmas Special." The other being Season 6, Episode 11: The I Love Lucy Christmas Show. See more »

Goofs

It doesn't make sense that the train trip the Ricardos and the Mertzes embark should take 11 hours. In last week's episode they were in Florence and now they are heading to Rome which is approximately a 3 hour car ride away. See more »

Quotes

[inside an Italian train with a cramped seat Fred's asleep]
Ethel Mertz: Fred, Fred, wake up sleeping beauty.
Lucy Ricardo: You couldn't wake him up with a stick of dynamite.
Ethel Mertz: Hey I got an idea
[yells]
Ethel Mertz: Hey look there goes Gina Lollobrigida.
Fred Mertz: [gets up from his seat excited] Where? Where? Where?
See more »

Connections

Referenced in America Alive!: Lucille Ball at UCLA (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Theme From 'I Love Lucy' (Instrumental)
Written by Eliot Daniel
Performed by Wilbur Hatch and the Desi Arnaz Orchestra
See more »

User Reviews

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

16 April 1956 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Desilu Productions See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed