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Du Barry Was a Lady


The racy, ribald [[Performer~P106882~Cole Porter~coleporter]] musical Du Barry Was a Lady is here given a thorough dry-cleaning by prudish MGM. [[Performer~P66086~Richard "Red" Skelton~redskelton]] takes over the role of Louis Blore (played on Broadway by [[Performer~P40018~Bert Lahr~bertlahr]]), while [[Performer~P3574~Lucille Ball~lucilleball]] steps into the shoes of the original play's [[Performer~P48578~Ethel Merman~ethelmerman]]. The story proposes that Blore is a men's room attendant in a New York...more