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Lucky Lady (1975)

A trio of rum-runners during prohibition in the 1930s engage in a menage-a-trois after business hours.

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A trio of rum-runners during prohibition in the 1930s engage in a menage-a-trois after business hours.

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25 December 1975 (USA)  »

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Abenteurer auf der Lucky Lady  »

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Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

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$12,000,000 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Kool cigarettes sponsored a contest in 1976 in which the 63-foot yacht "Lucky Lady" from the movie was the grand prize (or $100,000 cash). 10,000 2nd prize winners got 2 tickets to see the film. See more »

Quotes

Claire: Gee, it's so quiet in here you could hear a fish fart.
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Soundtracks

A Hot Time in the Old Town
Music by Theo. A. Metz
Lyrics by Joe Hayden
Performed by Bessie Smith
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The Bootleg
31 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After the popularity of "The Sting" a few other movies surfaced with period themes and involving gangsters. I have to say to me "Lucky Lady" was one of the more entertaining. Acting from Gene Hackman, Burt Reynolds, and Liza Minnelli was certainly more than competent and decent from the rest the cast. The costumes, sets, and music were quite good. Overall just a fun movie to watch. Take a group of privateers during Prohibition (law passed making drinking liquor against the law in U.S.) that wants to make a little fast money selling liquor smuggled in from Canada with the mob and the law hot on their heels and you get the theme of the movie. Considering the star power here and the fact that this is certainly much better to watch than a lot of trash out on DVD it surprises me this has never been released on DVD and if it ever was on VHS it is long since OOP. I sure hope some smart studio gets this our on DVD. I can guarantee they will do much better with it than many others they might try to market.


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