The Big Picture

  • Lucille Ball's career took off on television with I Love Lucy after years of trying to find success in movies.
  • In the film Dance, Girl, Dance, Ball plays an antagonistic character who sabotages the protagonist's opportunities, showcasing her acting range.
  • The collaboration between Lucille Ball and director Dorothy Arzner allowed Ball to fully utilize her talents and create a complex character that combined comedy and realism.