A very expensive stinker that cost more than $12 million to make after paying $400,000 for a dreadful script. It's an attempt at re-creating the screwball comedies of the 1930s, but the screenwriters have neither the wit nor the constructive ability to compete with the worst
of that era.
Filmed in Mexico, LUCKY LADY is the story of an unlikely menage a trois between two rumrunners, Hackman and Reynolds, and nightclub singer Minnelli. Both fall for her as they haul booze up and down the coast, alternately escaping from the Coast Guard and another gang, led by Hillerman, who wants
the action all to himself. At one point, Hackman and Reynolds masquerade as Coas...