Du Barry Was A Lady

  • 1943
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy, Musical

Cole Porter, Buddy De Sylva, and Herbert Field's risque and charming stage musical was bowdlerized to satisfy the Hays Office in this film adaptation, a pallid imitation of the show that delighted Broadway. Broadway leads Ethel Merman and Bert Lahr were replaced by redheads Lucille Ball and Red Skelton, whom the studio felt were bigger draws and whose hair...read more

Du Barry Was A Lady - Official Trailer
02:07 — A washroom attendant fantasizes that he is Louis XV of France. Songs by Cole Porter and a great cast!

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Cole Porter, Buddy De Sylva, and Herbert Field's risque and charming stage musical was bowdlerized to satisfy the Hays Office in this film adaptation, a pallid imitation of the show that delighted Broadway. Broadway leads Ethel Merman and Bert Lahr were re… (more)

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