THE SCREENING ROOM: We Love Lucy! Happy Birthday, Lucille Ball (Video)

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August 6, 2013, marks what would have been Lucille Ball's 102nd birthday. is loving Lucy today with a handful of video performances from her career.

Ball appeared on Broadway only once, in the 1960 Cy Coleman-Carolyn Leigh musical Wildcat, but she also appeared in the musical film of Jerry Herman's "Mame" and numerous variety specials.

For more on the actress, visit the Playbill Vault


Lucy sings "Jitterbug Bite" from the 1940 film "Dance, Girl, Dance!"

 Lucille Ball and Paula Stewart sing "Hey, Look Me Over" from Wildcat.

 Lucille Ball and Carol Burnett sing "You Came A Long Way From St Louis."

 Though Lucy doesn't perform, here's a deeply moving Kennedy Center Honors tribute to the icon, featuring words by Desi Arnaz, and performances by Bea Arthur, Valerie Harper and Pam Dawber.

 Singing "The Surfboard Came Back By Itself" with Mel Torme.

 Spoofing Carol Channing.

 Performing "It's Today" in the film of "Mame."

 Lucy sings "Mainstreet, U.S.A."

 Singing "Bosom Buddies" with Bea Arthur in the film of "Mame."

Ball teaching Ethel Merman how to sing "I Got Rhythm":

Ball and Vivian Vance sing "Friendship":

Ball performs at The Kennedy Center Honors:

The famous "Candy Factory" scene from "I Love Lucy":

"The Waters of the Minnetonka" from "I Love Lucy":

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