After cleaning her fireplace, Lucy takes a crate of apples down to her beauty parlor. She is mistaken for Dirty Gertie by a crook who enlists the homeless woman for good luck. Lucy is asked to go undercover to held apprehend the criminal. Lucy's gin (a la Vitameatavegamin) adds to a great drunk scene.
Did You Know?
Rocky tells Lucy that an undercover hat check girl who was found out was tied to the propeller of an ocean liner "like one of those wristwatch commercials." This is a reference to the Timex TV commercials in which a waterproof watch was strapped to a boat propeller, submerged in a water tank, proving that it "takes a licking and keeps on ticking." See more
When Lucy is undercover as Dirty Gertie, she blacks out her teeth and sports a mole, but still has on her usual glamorous eye make-up. See more
Ten high flush - all black.
Jack high flush - all Caucasian!
Spoofs Pocketful of Miracles
With a Little Bit of Luck
Wrtten by Alan Jay Lerner
and Frederick Loewe See more