OAD: February 16, 1953 - CBS Television Network
FILMED: Friday, September 12, 1952 - General Service Studios
PREMISE: The Wednesday Afternoon Fine Arts League is having its annual election of officers -- and Lucy and Ethel are both campaigning for the job of club president. Unfortunately, both ladies have the support of about half the membership -- meaning new member Ruth Knickerbocker will have the deciding vote.
GUEST CAST: Doris Singleton (Lillian Appleby); Ida Moore (Mrs. Knickerbocker); Margie Liszt (Marion Strong); Hazel Pierce (Grace Munson); Lurene Tuttle (outgoing club president); Peggy Rea (Pauline Lopus)
MUSIC: "Cuban Cabby," "Cielito Lindo"
This episode was the first to feature Doris Singleton as Lucy and Ethel's friend... In this story, she is called Lillian Appleby, but it later shows her character's name was changed to Carolyn Appleby.
In real life, Lillian Appleby was the name of one of Lucille Ball's Jamestown, NY teachers; Marion Strong, Grace Munson, and Pauline Lopus were all personal friends of Lucy.
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