Lucille Ball Produced One of Tom Cruise’s Movies

Lucille Ball had many achievements during her entertainment. The I Love Lucy star is famous not only for participating in successful TV shows and movies, but also for making them. You may not know that Ball was making one of Tom Cruise ‘s films. Can you guess which one?

From Desilu Productions to Lucille Ball Productions

Ball Lucille in 1956  CBS Photo Archive / Getty Images
Ball Lucille in 1956 CBS Photo Archive / Getty Images

Officials spoke to Ball to turn her radio show, “My Favorite Husband,” into a television show. Ball said in her book, Love, Lucy, she wanted to work with her husband, Desi Arnaz, more, so she asked the network executives if they would put Arnaz as her husband on TV.

Ball and Arnaz created Desilu Productions in 1950. Their first production was the pilot for I Love Lucy. In 1962, about two years after the couple split, Ball bought Desilu Productions from Arnaz for $ 3 million. The studio went on to produce the popular shows Star Trek and Mission: impossible. Ball subsequently sold Desilu Productions and started her own production company, Lucille Ball Productions.

The film Tom Cruise, Lucille Ball, was made

One of Lucille Ball Productions’ films was Tom Cruise, which starred. Ball was listed as a co-producer of the 1983 film Cruise All the right moves. Her second husband, Gary Morton, was also a producer, as well as Phillip Goldfarb and Stephen Deutsch.

All the right moves about a high school footballer (Tom Cruise) seeking a scholarship so he can go to college. His goal is to avoid ending up as a father and brother, who worked for steel mills. The film also features Lea Thompson, Craig T. Nelson, Charles Cioffi, and Gary Graham.

‘All the Right Moves’ helped a struggling Pennsylvania town

All the right moves was filmed in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. At the time, the area was struggling due to job losses in steel mills and coal mines, reports The New York Times. The unemployment rate was 24.8%. However, the production of the film provided jobs for residents (through work as extras) and invested in the economy.

Tom Cruise Movies

Tom Cruise  ROMA / MEGA / GC images
Tom Cruise ROMA / MEGA / GC images

Cruise began her acting debut in a 1981 film endless Love. He played the part of Billy. That same year, he appeared in the film Tapes. Cruise’s career began with the film in 1983 Dangerous industry.

Cruise’s next stint was in the role of fighter pilot Pete “Maverick” Mitchell in the 1986 film High gun. He is also famous for what he appeared in The strangers, He was born on the fourth of July, Very few good people, and the Mission: impossible film permission.

What lies ahead for Tom Cruise

Cruise will be very busy this year and beyond. He is ready for his reproduction High gun role in the sequence Gun above: Maverick. This year, he is expected to appear as well Mission impossible: 7, Mission Impossible: 8, Repeat Die live and repeat, and Luna Park.

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