Hat check man Louis Blore is in love with nightclub star May Daly. May, however, is love with a poor dancer, but wants to marry for money. When Louis wins the Irish Sweepstakes, he asks May to marry him and she accepts even though she doesn't love him. Soon after, Louis has an accident and gets knocked on the head, where he dreams that he's King Louis XV pursuing the infamous Madame Du Barry.

  1. Roy Del Ruth


  2. Irving Brecher


Top Billed Cast

  1. Red Skelton

    Red Skelton

    Louis Blore / King Louis XV

  2. Lucille Ball

    Lucille Ball

    May Daly / Madame Du Barry

  3. Gene Kelly

    Gene Kelly

    Alec Howe / Black Arrow

  4. Virginia O'Brien

    Virginia O'Brien


  5. Rags Ragland

    Rags Ragland

    Charlie / Dauphin

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Du Barry Was a Lady
Du Barry Was a Lady


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Status Released

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  • August 13, 1943


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 41m

Budget -

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