This film is arguably lucille balls best dramatic performance, and it was her personal favorite out of all the movies she made. One of the cinemas most enduring actors, henry fonda enjoyed a highly successful career spanning close to a half century. A credible person, none other than henrys daughter jane fonda, claimed that henry fonda and lucille had a very intimate relationship while filming the movie yours, mine and ours in 1968. Genealogy chart showing how lucille ball tv actress i love lucy is the 8th cousin to henry fonda movie actor via their common ancestor of thomas flagg. Lucille ball henry fonda margaret hamilton mort sahl asked in henry fonda. One of my all time favorites, they just dont make movies like this anymore. The film focuses on busboy augustus pinkerton ii henry fonda, known as little pinks, and his relationship with a pretty but coldhearted singer, gloria lyons lucille ball, who is crippled in a fall after her boyfriend, new york city nightclub owner case ables barton maclane, pushes her down a flight of stairs in a fit of jealousy. According to fondas daughter, jane, her dad fell deeply in love with lucy during the filming of their movie yours, mine and ours 1968. Ball remarried in 1968, taking gary morton as her second husband. Most often in association with director john ford, he starred in many of the finest films of hollywoods golden era. Henry jaynes fonda was an american film and stage actor.
List of all katharine hepburn movies including most successful and top grossing as well as worst films. We can all argue about favorite movies and best actors and finest directors, but when almost anyone is asked who is the funniest. In 1999, he was named the sixthgreatest male star of all time by the american film institute. He also appeared in 1938 in plays performed in white plains, new york. After learning of their similar situations, the two are reluctant to pursue a relationship. But with the help of a mutual friend, darrel harrison van johnson, the two eventually. Fonda was the patriarch of a family of famous actors, including daughter jane fonda, son peter fonda, granddaughter bridget fonda, and grandson troy garity. Later, fonda moved toward both more challenging, darker epics as sergio leones once upon a time in the west and lighter roles in family comedies like yours, mine and ours with lucille ball. Navy officer frank beardsley henry fonda is struggling to raise his 10 children in the wake of his wifes death. Yours mine and ours 1968 lucille ball and henry fonda and such a darling film. The beardsley story, full house, and his, hers, and theirs. In 1985, she portrayed a new york homeless woman in the tv film, stone pillow. Madigan original 1960s 1sh poster widmark fonda inger stevens detective film. Where else but in new york city can you listen to a worldclass musician, discuss a book with a famous author, take a part in poetry reading, have a glass of wine at an art exhibition opening, and all that on the same day, and all that free of charge, and all of that on any day of the year, whether its december or july, april or november.
This lighthearted, humorous film suggests that bigger families may be a very good thing indeed, even if this situation sometimes upsets modern society accustomed to smaller households. Henry jaynes fonda may 16, 1905 august 12, 1982 was an american film and stage actor. This was lucille balls favorite of her nearly 80 films. Henry fonda and louise troy in yours, mine and ours 1968 lucille ball and sidney miller in. Born may 16, 1905, in grand island, ne, fonda majored in journalism in college, and worked as an office boy before pursuing an interest in acting.
Jay sandrich discusses working with desi arnaz and lucille ball emmytvlegends. Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist eddie deezen. Left penniless by the expenses she incurs during a long convalescence, gloria is forced to rely on the kindness of pinks, who invites her to stay with him in. A tribute to my favorite actor and actress and their on screen romance during a barbara walters interview, jane fonda claimed that her father was deeply in love with lucille ball and that the two. Henry fonda biography, movie highlights and photos. Dance girl dance the big street du barry was a lady critics choice mame.
In the late 70s and early 80s, ball made only sporadic appearances on tv, usually as the guest star. Dance girl dance the big street du barry was a lady critics choice mame 4. Join sign up keep track of your favorite shows and movies, across all your devices. A few facts you may not know about lucille ball neatorama. A widower with ten children falls for a widow with eight, and they must decide about forming a huge. She was the star of the selfproduced sitcoms i love lucy, the lucy show, heres lucy, and life with lucy, as well as comedy television specials aired under the title the lucydesi comedy hour. Directed by melville shavelson and starring henry fonda, van johnson, sidney miller, tom bosley, walter. Lucille ball won the golden laurel award for best female performance in a comedy. Fonda wis the patriarch o a faimily o famous actors. The quest, to working with clint eastwood in magnum force, henry fonda and lucille ball in yours, mine and ours, his unforgettable role as otter in the.
Fonda cultivated a strong, appealing screen image in several films now considered to be classics, earning one. He became deeply and crazily in love with lucille until his death. A hollywood tale of happiness rocketed a carmel family to fame. He also appeared in 1938 in plays performed in white plains, new york, with joan tompkins. Henry fonda placed third in the golden laurels for best male performance in a comedy. The movie covers many of the challenges that came along with their marriage, starting with the most pressing. When vivian first went to desilu studios to meet lucille, she was so terrified because she was going to be playing second banana to the legendary movie star, miss. Fonda would claim that stewart got all the pretty girls, but his friend always countered that fonda had his share, and then some.
When vivian first went to desilu studios to meet lucille, she was so terrified because she was going to be playing second banana to the legendary movie star, miss ball. This story is taken from the reallife marriage of two people in the early. Lucille ball, in full lucille desiree ball, born august 6, 1911, celoron, near jamestown, new york, u. Lucille ball and henry fonda and partly because it was so far removed from the contentious factors that defined every day living for most people. A busboy in requited love with a nightclub performer grows closer to her after she is paralyzed in an attack by her gangster boyfriend. The film was based upon a moderately successful stage play itself, written by ira levin and directed by none other than otto preminger.
Later, fonda muived taewart daurker epics sic as sergio leones once upon a time in the west an lichter roles in faimily comedies sic as yours, mine and ours wi lucille ball, winnin the academy awaird for best actor at the 54t academy awards for the movie on golden pond, his feenal film role. Frank soon begins dating helen north lucille ball, a widowed nurse with eight. According to fonda s daughter, jane, her dad fell deeply in love with lucy during the filming of their movie yours, mine and ours 1968. Christmas with lucy and henry lucille ball and henry fonda in the 1968 film, yours, mine and ours yours, mine and ours. This film is arguably lucille ball s best dramatic performance, and it was her personal favorite out of all the movies she made. See more ideas about henry fonda, lucille ball and i love lucy. Before its release, it had three other working titles. Yours, mine and ours i would watch this movie every time i got sick at my grandmas house when i was a kid. Film critic roger ebert called the movie a family comedy with a.
Fonda grew up in omaha, nebraska, and the surrounding area. Fonda cultivated a strong, appealing screen image in several films now considered to be classics, earning one academy award for best actor on two nominations. Henry fonda, in full henry jaynes fonda, born may 16, 1905, grand island, nebraska, u. Mar 26, 2010 henry fonda was born in 1905, and the film was released in 1981. Bought this after seeing lucy arnezlucille balls daughter and carol burnette on the dick cavett show praising this movie. Henry fonda was frank beardsley, a widower with 10 children, and lucille ball played helen, a widow with 8 of her own. The film itself won the golden laurel for best general entertainment film. Frank soon begins dating helen north lucille ball, a widowed nurse with eight children of her own. This is the original one sheet movie poster for the 1942 rko drama the big street starring lucille ball and henry fonda, based on the story by damon runyon.
She started her acting career in the early 30s with the film a bill of divorcement and she later complemented the success of her first film with some further notable titles such as christopher storm, little women, the lake and spit fire. With henry fonda, lucille ball, barton maclane, eugene pallette. Making his debut as an actor in broadway, it was in 1935 that fonda first appeared in films, for 20th century foxs screen adaptation the farmer takes a wife. All three women were hilarious and so was the host mr. Watch yours, mine and ours online 1968 movie yidio. Ball and henry fonda power damon runyons tale of broadway denizens living on lifes margins. Vivian vance, henry fonda and bob hope vivian vance and lucille ball shared a special and complex friendship that could never be destroyed. Mar, 2020 henry fonda, in full henry jaynes fonda, born may 16, 1905, grand island, nebraska, u. Lucy arnez, carol burnett anand lucille ball were all guest on the episode i viewed on youtube. Henry jaynes hank fonda may 16, 1905 august 12, 1982 was an american film and stage actor. Yours, mine, and ours reunites lucille ball and henry fonda, who had worked together in the 1942 bfilm the big street, the former a heavyhanded drama making a contrast to this lightweight comedy. Yours mine and ours 1968 mvie pictures bing images one of my favorite movies.
Henry fonda was a talented academy award winning american actor whose career spanned for over five decades. In henry fondas afi acceptance speech on youtube he says he dated lucille ball and that, if he had played his cards right, the studio could have been called henrylu. Morton, a former comedian, worked with ball to help create lucille ball productions. Deux parents separes elevent a eux deux 18 enfants. Lucille ball, henry fonda yours, mine and ours lobby. Henry fonda and lucille ball were in what movies together. Reminiscent of cheaper by the dozen, the premise a man and woman, both with a huge family, meet, fall in love, and marry would be unbelievable if it werent true.
The movie yours, mine and ours was a considerable hit partly because it starred two hollywood icons. Henry jaynes fonda may 16, 1905 august 12, 1982 was an american film and stage actor who had a career that spanned five decades in hollywood. Yours, mine and ours is a 1968 american family comedy film directed by melville shavelson and starring lucille ball, henry fonda and van johnson. My name is nobody vhs henry fonda terence hill rare kartes video film classics. The two were very close, recalled jane in a barbara walters interview. This story is taken from the reallife marriage of two people in the early 1960s. Henry fonda was born in 1905, and the film was released in 1981. Lucille ball in henry fonda s arms in the big street lucille ball 1911 1989. She felt her performance was unjustly ignored by the academy. Lucille ball, henry fonda yours, mine and ours lobby card. Poisonpenned broadway critic bob hope loves wife lucille ball. Henry fonda, lucille ball, van johnson and tom bosley star.
With lucille ball, henry fonda, van johnson, louise troy. The big street is a 1942 american drama film starring henry fonda and lucille ball, based on the short story little pinks by damon runyon, who also produced the movie. Lucille ball in henry fondas arms in the big street lucille ball 1911 1989. Yours mine and ours 1968 lucille ball and henry fonda movie songs, movie tv. Lucille ball and henry fonda once dated when they were very young. Lucille ball film collection dance, girl, dance the big. Henry fonda biography, movie highlights and photos allmovie. In henry fonda s afi acceptance speech on youtube he says he dated lucille ball and that, if he had played his cards right, the studio could have been called henrylu.
I recalled jane fonda talking about this film on a program and henry fonda recalling that he enjoyed walking lucy up those flight of stairs. Oct 27, 2017 fonda would claim that stewart got all the pretty girls, but his friend always countered that fonda had his share, and then some. Family relationship of lucille ball and henry fonda via. The film marked lucille balls secondtolast big screen appearance her final one being the ill. However, they must have felt a certain fondness for each other than they ever admitted, probably as the years went by. He made his hollywood debut in 1935, and his career gained momentum after his academy awardnominated performance as tom joad in the grapes of wrath, a. He made his hollywood debut in 1935, and his career gained momentum after his academy awardnominated performance as tom joad in the grapes of wrath, a 1940. Lucille ball full list of movies and tv shows in theaters, in production and upcoming films. Hollywoods original bffs, jimmy stewart and henry fonda. Get the best deals on comedy henry fonda vhs tapes when you shop the largest online selection at ebay. Lucille ball film collection, the repackage not available. This movie has recently been the victim of a terrible remake starring dennis quade. When all of the kids that belonged to henry fondas character met lucille balls character for the first time, they.1502 1154 370 169 1188 1147 938 951 318 965 1066 480 1585 242 1115 349 903 384 379 12 1465 860 971 1613 1129 846 1422 683 93 1181 872 509 1438 415 517 598 1450 687 912 365 367 1217 523