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Meet the Mertzes: The Life Stories of I Love Lucy's Other Couple

Meet the Mertzes: The Life Stories of I Love Lucy's Other Couple

Rob Edelman, Audrey Kupferberg

ISBN: 9781580630955

An unauthorized double biography of Vivian Vance and William Frawley--two of America's most popular situation comedy supporting performers. 8-page photo section.

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"Meet the Mertzes "is an expansive dual biography chronicling the lives of two of America's most popular situation-comedy actors, William Frawley and Vivian Vance, who portrayed Fred and Ethel Mertz on "I Love Lucy. "This meticulously researched book contains interviews with Frawley's and Vance's colleagues, friends, and relatives, and explores their personal and professional lives before, during, and after "I Love Lucy. "With a complete filmography and videography of each, "Meet the Mertzes "finally sets the record straight on the lives and legacies of these compelling stars who detested one another.
You'll learn about:
-Vance's successful Broadway career prior to "I Love Lucy"
-Frawley's vaudevillian roots and his passion for baseball
-Vance's nervous breakdown after the collapse of her first marriage
-Frawley's drinking and carousing
-Lucille Ball's caustic relationship with both of her costars
-Vance's hatred of being known to the world as Ethel Mertz
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