by Kit Bowen 06 January, 2021
From zero to unbelievable. The Lady And The Dale unravels the extraordinary story of automotive entrepreneur Elizabeth Carmichael.
From Emmy-winning producers Mark and Jay Duplass, the four-part @HBO docuseries traces the story of Elizabeth Carmichael, a trans woman and larger-than-life entrepreneur who rose to prominence during the 1970s gas crisis with her promotion of a fuel-efficient, three-wheeled vehicle known as the Dale. As she wins over major carmakers and investors, a web of mystery unfolds regarding the car’s technology and Carmichael’s surprising past. A portrait of an extraordinary entrepreneur’s rise and eventual fall, the series explores a one-of-a-kind story of fraud, family, and identity.
Watch the trailer and look for the premiere January 31 on HBO and HBOMax!