How I Love Lucy Was Edited

I Love Lucy editing machine--with three strips of film.

The three camera angles of the “Vitameatavegamin” episode of I Love Lucy on the Monster, 1952.

An essay about Dann Cahn, the principal editor of the I Love Lucy show, explains how he created a system to cut the three strips of film generated by the new multicam mode of production:

Carrie Puchkoff, “I Love Lucy… and Dann Cahn, too,” Motion Picture Editors Guild, November 4, 2009.