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The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Lucille Ball (1975)

Legendary comedienne Lucille Ball is roasted by Jack Benny, Milton Berle, Foster Brooks, Rich Little, and Don Rickles among others.

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Greg Garrison

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Harry Crane, George Arthur Bloom (as George Bloom) | 6 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dean Martin ... Himself - Roastmaster
Lucille Ball ... Herself - Woman of the Hour
Jack Benny ... Himself
Dan Rowan ... Himself
Don Rickles ... Himself
Bob Hope ... Himself
Ginger Rogers ... Herself
Dick Martin ... Himself
Totie Fields Totie Fields ... Herself
Milton Berle ... Himself
Henry Fonda ... Himself
Nipsey Russell ... Himself
Vivian Vance ... Herself
Rich Little ... Himself
Foster Brooks ... Himself
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Legendary comedienne Lucille Ball is roasted by Jack Benny, Milton Berle, Foster Brooks, Rich Little, and Don Rickles among others.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 February 1975 (USA) See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The "Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts" were taped in the Celebrity Room of Las Vegas' MGM Grand Hotel. The hotel (no longer in existence) was also seen in "Lucy Gets Lucky" which co-starred Dean Martin and was filmed in and around the newly opened casino hotel. The establishing footage of "Lucy Gets Lucky" is nearly identical to that of this roast. See more »

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Don Rickles: [to Nipsey Russell] Shut up! I hate when a spade butts in!
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Followed by The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Frank Sinatra (1978) See more »

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The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Lucille Ball
13 February 2018 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Lucille Ball (1975)

The legendary Lucille Ball is the guest for this episode of the Dean Martin Celebrity Roast series. Jack Benny, Henry Fonda, Dick Martin and Dan Rowan, Don Rickles, Bob Hope, Ginger Rogers, Totie Fields, Milton Berle, Rich Little, Foster Brooks, Vivian Vance and Nipsey Russell are the people who showed up to throw jokes and insults. Overall this is certainly a high point for the series as all of the speakers are rather funny and deliver some hilarious jokes. The highlight is obviously Don Rickles who always steals these shows. He has some hilarious moments with his jokes but has something pulled on him that I won't ruin for you first time viewers. If you're a fan of the series then you know what you're getting into and I'm sure this one will be loved.

Episode: A-


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