The Lady and the Dale

About The Lady and the Dale

This documentary series explores an audacious 1970s auto scam centered around a mysterious entrepreneur. The series tells the story of Elizabeth Carmichael, who rose to prominence when she released a fuel-efficient three-wheeled vehicle during the 1970s gas crisis. As she wins over major carmakers and investors, a web of mystery unfolds regarding the car’s technology and Carmichael’s surprising past.

Media Releases

January 06, 2021

HBO Documentary Films’ THE LADY AND THE DALE Debuts January 31
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August 05, 2020

HBO Documentary Films And The Duplass Brothers In Production On THE LADY AND THE DALE, A Series Uncovering An Explosive Auto Scam
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