LIFE legend Lucille Ball posing for a portrait in 1943. This image was originally published in the August 9, 1943 MOVIES profile – “TECHNICOLOR TESSIE—Hollywood cameraman and technicians acclaim Lucille Ball as best subject for color films.” According to LIFE, she was “technically perfect and colorful from any angle. (Walter Sanders—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #LIFElegends #Technicolor #LucilleBall

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