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Du Barry Was a Lady

Du Barry Was a Lady(1943)

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Brief Synopsis

A night club employee dreams he's Louis XV, and the star he idolizes is his lady love.

Cast & Crew

Roy Del Ruth Director
Red Skelton Louis Blore/King Louis [XV]
Lucille Ball May Daly/Mme. Du Barry
Gene Kelly Alec Howe/Black Arrow
"Rags" Ragland Charlie/Dauphin
Zero Mostel Rami, the Swami/Taliostra
Donald Meek Mr. Jones/Duc de Choiseul
Douglass Dumbrille Willie/Duc de Rigor
George Givot Cheezy/Count de Roquefort
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 19 Aug 1943
Release Date:  1943 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  96 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,051    
Duration(reels):  9    

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  • du barry was a lady

    kevin sellers 2018-11-11

    So so madcap stuff that basically has too much Skelton, a poor man's Bob Hope, and too little Kelly, particularly in his area of genius (i.e. Just one... MORE>

  • Loved It

    geeeenekellllly 2018-10-23

    Nice historical farce and great musical comedy.Rags funny as all get out,Lucy pretty terrific,and Red.Took a while to figure that Zero Mostel was... MORE>

  • What A Lady!

    Ken Stein 2011-04-08

    Delightful bit of nonsense! Lucille Ball is gorgeous, as is the overlooked Virginia O'Brien. Great costumes, great musical numbers, beautiful girls,... MORE>