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Publicity photo of Lucille Ball for Lux Radio Theatre
Photographer: J. Walter Thompson Agency
Taken: August 31, 1951
Caption: Publicity photo of Lucille Ball for Lux Radio Theatre
Additional Description: This was shortly before she would begin her most famous role as Lucy Ricardo on the television program I Love Lucy.
Author Lever Brothers, the maker of Lux soap and the radio program's sponsor. It was not unusual for networks or sponsors to use advertising or publicity agencies to distribute publicity materials. Lever used their contracted ad agency, J. Walter Thompson, to get this to the media.
Submitted: April 22, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Database Locator Identification Number: p239733
File Size: 0.056 Megabytes

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