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Complete series cast summary:
John Vivyan ...  Mr. Lucky 34 episodes, 1959-1960
Ross Martin ...  Andamo 34 episodes, 1959-1960
Tom Brown ...  Lieut. Rovacs / ... 21 episodes, 1959-1960
Joe Scott Joe Scott ...  Croupier / ... 19 episodes, 1959-1960
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Mr. Lucky was an honest professional gambler who had won a plush floating casino, the ship Fortuna, and used it as his base of operations. Staying beyond the three-mile limit, where he could operate a gambling ship legally, Mr. Lucky played host to a wide variety of people, all of whom came to make use of his luxurious facility. Helping him run the casino, is his good friend Andamo.

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Country:

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English

Release Date:

24 October 1959 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bonne chance M. Lucky See more »

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(34 episodes)

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Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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1.33 : 1
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The series was cancelled after the sponsors left. CBS was unable to find another sponsor despite the good ratings. See more »

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Follows Mr. Lucky (1943) See more »

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Fortuna Found!
22 December 2006 | by lee-donehowerSee all my reviews

During the summer of 2004 we happened upon the derelict, rusting hulk of the Fortuna moored to a dock in Eureka, California. The harbor master pointed it out to us as what was left of the yacht used on the TV series.

Lord only knows what the poor thing had gone through after being decommissioned by Hollywood. The harbor master intimated it might have been used as a drug running boat to and from Mexico.

In any event, a peek through its windows from dockside revealed it is now being used as a storage facility for various boat machinery and parts.


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