Having A Ball

Having A Ball: Hazel Pierce and Bennett Green Spotlight

November 29th, 2021  •  31 mins 36 secs  •  Download (51.3 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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In this episode, the hosts highlight the many appearances of Hazel Pierce and Bennett Green, sometime character actors and stand-ins for Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, respectively. Hazel and Bennett were usually on the set because of their similar body types to the actors. The hosts discuss the friendship between the women and how familiar their faces were to any 'I Love Lucy' viewers.
Both actors went on to appear in many other Desilu productions and it is always fun to try to spot them in their various roles throughout the series.