Ann-Margret starts her journey to Hollywood from the countryside, traversing the Freeway until she gets to Hollywood. The first segment is titled "The Game Called Hollywood" which follows a...
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Ann-Margret starts her journey to Hollywood from the countryside, traversing the Freeway until she gets to Hollywood. The first segment is titled "The Game Called Hollywood" which follows a young star-to-be (Ann-Margret) from nobody to star using a giant board game metaphor. Dean Martin joins Ann-Margret for a song medley sequence that is part country and part pop music. A comedy sequence has Larry Storch reporting on the two sides of the marriage of Dean Martin and Ann-Margret. Lucille Ball plays both herself and an autograph hound in a show business song and dance sequence. The finale finds Ann-Margret doing an on-location tribute to the USO with the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band.Written by
In the autograph hound song, Lucy and Ann-Margret mention many names of stars that Lucille Ball has (or would in future) work with: Eve Arden and Lucille Ball did several films together at RKO. Arden starred in "Our Miss Brooks" filmed at Desilu Studios. She did a cameo as herself on "I Love Lucy" in 1956. Francis X. Bushman was one of Mrs. McGillicuddy's favorite movie stars on "I Love Lucy." One of Lucille Ball's best known guest stars on her sitcoms was John Wayne, who did both "I Love Lucy" and "The Lucy Show" as himself. Marx Brothers (Room Service), Henry Fonda ("Yours Mine and Ours"), Elizabeth Taylor ("Here's Lucy"), Aldo Ray ("K.O. Kitty"), Larry Parks ("Her Husband's Affairs"), and Franklin Pangborn who did four RKO films with Ball. See more »
Ann is supposed to drive in on a motor scooter, but there is a slight delay after Martin shouts that her "breakfast is ready." In the pause, Martin adds "...but your motorcycle ain't!" A moment later, Ann comes zooming in haphazardly on a small motorbike. See more »