Mr. Lucky


  • Written for the television series Mr. Lucky (1959-1960). Created by Blake Edwards, starring John Vivyan, Ross Martin, and Tom Brown.
  • Mr. Lucky was an honest professional gambler who had won a plush floating casino, the ship Fortuna, and used it as his base of operations. Staying beyond the 12-mile limit, where he could operate a gambling ship legally, Mr. Lucky played host to a wide variety of people, all of whom came to make use of his luxurious facility. Helping him run the casino, is his good friend Andamo.

Recording History
The Anita Kerr Quartet, We Dig Mancini, RCA Victor, LSP-3428, Chet Atkins
Henry Mancini his Orchestra and Chorus, Music from "Mr. Lucky", RCA Victor, LSP-2198, 1959
Sarah Vaughan, Sings the Mancini Songbook, Mercury Records, SR 61009, Quincy Jones, 1965
Marlene VerPlanck, A Breath of Fresh Air, Mounted Records, M-108, 1968