From the moment she stepped onto the silver screen, it was quite clear that the blonde bombshell Lucille Ball would forever be known for her starlet looks and her B-movie film career. Lucy - a blonde? In movies? In this work, Kate Burkholder takes a look back to understand how the blonde became a redhead, how a film career turned into television stardom, and how the pretty girl became the ultimate comic relief. In the end, of course, we were all left 'loving Lucy'.