Variety Clubs International hosted this tribute to Lucille ball. It brought Lucy and her husband, Gary Morton together on their anniversary, to present her with a humanitarian award. Lucy was also honored by being dedicated the Lucille Ball Diabetes Research Library at the Barbara Davis Juvenile Diabetes Hospital in Denver, Colorado in honor of her lifelong work to find a cure for juvenile diabetes.
9 December 1984 (USA)
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All-Star Party for Lucille Ball
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Monty Hall tells Lucy that Variety Clubs International has added new facilities in children's hospitals dedicated to John Wayne (in Miami), Elizabeth Taylor (in New York City), Jimmy Stewart (in Minnesota), Ingrid Bergman (in Des Moines), Jack Lemmon (in Buffalo), Burt Reynolds (in Atlanta), Carol Burnett (in Los Angeles), and Frank Sinatra (in Seattle). See more
When Gary Morton puts the Olympic medal around Lucy's neck, she says "Turn it around!" Lucy wanted the front of the medal facing the camera. See more
Sammy Davis Jr.
Lucille Desiree Ball, daughter of Desiree and Henry Ball, who stopped the world and said 'I wanna get on' in Jamestown, New York. On an August the sixth, this world of ours took little note then, but will long, long remember. Be proud, Lucy, of your legacy. Very proud. Be aware, as you sit here among your grateful friends, the sun never sets on Lucille Ball. All over this worried world tonight. Nations of untold millions are watching reruns they also watched the first time around. In Iran and ...
References Sammy Stops the World
(aka "Happy Birthday")
Written by Mildred J. Hill
and Patty S. Hill
Sung by the Cast See more