“I don’t need to sound like an egomaniac, however I’m a genius,” says Elizabeth Carmichael in a brand new trailer for “The Woman and the Dale.” The four-part HBO docuseries revisits Carmichael’s rise to prominence within the ’70s, when the trans entrepreneur proposed an answer to the oil disaster: The Dale, a three-wheeled automotive that promised 70 miles to the gallon. Satisfied that she was “going to whip GM,” Carmichael sought to take over the male-dominated automotive business.
The innovator’s excessive profile led to “fierce public and media scrutiny which uncovered an online of thriller and suspicion concerning the automotive’s know-how and her personal checkered previous,” the undertaking’s synopsis particulars. As one character within the teaser explains, “Once they couldn’t resolve if the automotive was actual, they began specializing in Liz.”
Described as a “probing exploration of household and identification seen by the lens of the rise and fall of a fearless and wily innovator, a very resilient lady, and a devoted mother or father,” “The Woman and the Dale” debuts on HBO with back-to-back episodes January 31.