Monday, March 26, 2007

Lucy-Desi Center Plans Vance Tribute

Vivian Vance

The Lucy-Desi Center has announced plans to honor actress Vivian Vance (1909-1979) with a tribute at Lucy-Desi Days 2007. The center isn't releasing all the details yet, but they stated that there will be a "very special guest" for Vance's tribute on Saturday, May 26.

Vivian Vance is best known for her roles as Ethel Mertz on 'I Love Lucy' and 'The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour' and as Vivian Bagley on 'The Lucy Show.' Her last appearance with Lucille Ball was in the 1977 TV special, 'Lucy Calls The President.'

Lucy-Desi Days 2007 is a 40+ event festival being held from May 25-27 in Jamestown, New York (Lucille Ball's hometown).

Complete details for the festival will be posted as soon as possible. Accommodation information can be found at:

Related Links:
Vivian Vance's Filmography
Wikipedia: Vivian Vance
The Vivian Vance Tribute Page
Viv: A Vivian Vance Page

Photo courtesy of The Vivian Vance Tribute Page.