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Lucy Gets Lucky (1975)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Music | TV Movie 1 March 1975
Lucy Gets Lucky finds the wacky redhead pulling out all the stops in Las Vegas to see her favorite entertainer,'Dean Martin'. Lucy gets a job working at the MGM Grand casino and high stakes hijinks follow.

Director:

Jack Donohue

Writer:

Robert O'Brien
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lucille Ball ... Lucy Collins
Dean Martin ... Himself
Jackie Coogan ... Gus Mitchell
Bruce Gordon ... Max Vogel
Joey Forman ... Eddie
Gino Conforti ... Antonio
Paul Picerni ... Packy West
Vanda Barra Vanda Barra ... Gladys
Lee Delano ... Chuck Murdock
Bonnie Boland Bonnie Boland ... Sally
Ken Lane Ken Lane ... Himself
Jack Donohue Jack Donohue ... Ralph
Sid Gould Sid Gould ... Taxi Driver
Hal England Hal England ... Arranger
Joan Swift Joan Swift ... Dawn
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Storyline

Lucy Gets Lucky finds the wacky redhead pulling out all the stops in Las Vegas to see her favorite entertainer,'Dean Martin'. Lucy gets a job working at the MGM Grand casino and high stakes hijinks follow.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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To be near her hero, Lucy hires herself out to the Grand Hotel in Las Vegas. And almost puts it, Dino and Las Vegas out of business. An uproarious comedy hour. Sponsored by Timex.

Genres:

Comedy | Music

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Lucille Ball Special Starring Lucille Ball and Dean Martin See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Dean Martin's name was seen on the marquee of the Riviera Hotel when Lucy Carter went to Las Vegas in "Lucy and Wayne Newton" (S2;E22) in 1970, three years before the MGM Grand was built. Lucille Ball first used location footage of Las Vegas in "Lucy Hunts Uranium" (1958). Lucy Carmichael also visited the town in "Lucy Goes to Vegas" (S3;E17) in 1965, however, no establishing or location footage was shot, and the episode was filmed entirely on the Desilu soundstage in Hollywood. See more »

Quotes

Lucy Collins: I have been a fan of yours from bobby socks to suphose.
Dean Martin: Do you think those suphose would help my problem?
Lucy Collins: What's your problem?
Dean Martin: I fall down a lot.
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Crazy Credits

Although the final credits list Bruce Moore as Max Vogel, Gordon clearly says his name is Max Siegel. See more »

Soundtracks

Hooray for Hollywood
Written by Richard A. Whiting and Johnny Mercer (uncredited)
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11 August 2008 | by whitbieggerSee all my reviews

I remember many great personal moments with Dino and Lucy...As he was my uncle. Billy is Billy Hinsche;he also played and sang with the Beach Boys for many years. He, Desi, and my cousin Ricci, have also formed a group playing the old songs and doing a tribute to Dean. They play smaller venues like Henderson, Nv. outside Vegas...Lucille Ball and Dean Martin always made me laugh, there aren't many greats like them left; they are missed...I agree with the previous comment Lucy was very intelligent that's why her silly behavior was so charming. I even named my (red haired) golden retriever Lucy so smart and so silly she always made me laugh. Uncle Dean spent his off time golfing and with family.I was devastated when he and my aunt Jeanne,divorced; but they never really parted; she was with him all the way 'til the day he died.


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