Monday, April 16, 2007

Lucille Ball In "John Wayne's Tribute to America" On DVD In July

Long Live Lucy Member DizzyArnizzy (Josh) has some news about a new DVD featuring an appearance by Lucille Ball! DizzyArnizzy writes:

Lucy will be included in an upcoming "John Wayne's Tribute to America" DVD that will be released JULY 31st!! Lucy is a guest star in this special.

"John Wayne's Tribute to America" was a TV special that originally aired in 1970. The special ALSO known as "Swing Out, Sweet Land" (see IMDB's page on this special for more information:

Here is the artwork:

John Wayne DVD

And some information I was able to find on the upcoming DVD release:

Description of special included on the DVD: American icon John Wayne hosts a series of playful, poignant, and patriotic sketches commemorating great moments in U.S. history. This Emmy Award-winning television special includes appearances by George Washington (Lorne Greene), Mark Twain (Bing Crosby), Frederick Douglass (Roscoe Lee Browne), the Wright Brothers (Rowan and Martin), and many others, as well as musical numbers by Johnny Cash, Glen Campbell, and Leslie Uggams.

DVD List Price: $14.95

DVD Bonus features: Original Sponsor Commercials with John Wayne & Ed McMahon; John Wayne on "What's My Line?"

Number of Discs: 1

Street Date: July 31, 2007

Running Time: 80 Minutes

Video: Full Frame; Color

Release Studio: MPI Home Video

Thanks DizzyArnizzy for giving us the scoop on this new release!