The Lucy-Desi Milton Berle Special

DVD Release: January 28, 2014
The Lucy-Desi Milton Berle Special


Lucy is at her old tricks again in this lost special from 1959, starring Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz and Milton Berle. Starstruck Lucy finds herself overly involved in the anniversary plans of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Berle, and she ends up shopping with Milton as he selects a diamond ring for his wife. All goes well until Lucy gets the ring stuck on her finger, and she and Milton find themselves trying to outwit a pair of ruthless jewelry thieves. Get ready for lots of laughs in this “lost” gem, featuring three of television’s biggest names in comedy history!

Dove Review

“The Lucy-Desi Milton Berle Special” is a comedic show with some of the funniest people of their time. Milton Berle had a variety show in 1959, and this film presents one of the variety show’s finest episodes, when Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz join the cast to present a hilarious skit. Lucy’s crazy way of helping Milton on his anniversary will keep audiences laughing, as her problems get worse throughout the episode.

Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, and Milton Berle were true comedians at their best, who brought laughter to everyone in the audience with clean, wholesome entertainment. This film is a classic of its time, and audiences are sure to enjoy it for generations to come. We are proud to award “The Lucy-Desi Milton Berle Special” the Dove Family Approved Seal.

Content Description

Sex: Couple kisses
Language: None
Violence: Jewelry thieves; man with a gun
Drugs: None
Nudity: None
Other: None


Company: Legend Films
Director: Charles Lamont
Producer: Jack Hays
Genre: Classic
Runtime: 126 min.
Industry Rating: Not Rated
Reviewer: Donna Rolfe