Remember When…1956 Lucille Ball Almost Drowned While Stomping Grapes!

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In the “I Love Lucy” episode, titled “Lucy’s Italian Movie,” there was trouble on the set during the grape stomping scene. Said Dennis Sprick of The New York Times, “That was a real-life Italian grape stomper who was Lucy’s vat partner and who almost drowned the real-life Lucille Ball by pushing her down into the grapes and grape juice and fighting with her during the filming of that episode.”



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