•Pepito & The Cello•

Pepito + Lucy = The Cello Routine (1950)

Thursday, June 1, 1950 Pepito devised the famous cello routine for Lucy, and built the trick cello from an old cello he bought in a pawn shop.  In fact, he came up with an entire vaudeville act for Lucy and…

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LucyFan: Lucy Cello in Jamestown, New York (2005)

Monday, November 7, 2005 The “loaded cello” used by Lucille Ball in the pilot episode of I Love Lucy, has found a new home — at the Lucy-Desi Museum in Jamestown, New York (see photo above). The instrument, originally owned…

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