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Liza Minnelli sings in this movie. The one song she sings, at the Aquarium Club speakeasy, is called "Get While the Gettin's Good". This song was written by Cabaret (1972) composers John Kander and Fred Ebb who also composed this picture's "Lucky Lady" theme. See more »
Gee, it's so quiet in here you could hear a fish fart.
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I've always had a soft spot for this overly maligned production, the "Ishtar" of its day. It's an oft-kilter mix, to be sure, with some great low comedy bits jarringly interrupted by graphic violence. But it's always fun, and the star trio (especially Reynolds, in a very overlooked performance) seem to be having a ball. Liza Minnelli's production number, "Get While The Gettin' Is Good", is absolutely terrific; she is at her wittiest. Stanley Donen just a few years ago proclaimed he was proud of "Lucky Lady", and I'm hoping eventually this movie will find some type of audience other than Liza Minnelli completists. Hey, Fox, put it on video!
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