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Du Barry Was a Lady (1943)

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101 min | Comedy, Musical

A night club's coatroom attendant who's in-love with the club's singer accidentally sips a drugged drink that makes him dream he's French King Louis XV courting the infamous Madame Du Barry.
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Writers
Herbert Fields (play) | Buddy G. DeSylva (play) (as B.G. DeSylva) | Nancy Hamilton (adaptation) | Irving Brecher (screenplay) | Wilkie C. Mahoney (additional dialogue) (as Wilkie Mahoney)
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$1,239,222
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Release date
Aug 13, 1943 (United States)

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95 cast members
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Red Skelton
Louis Blore / King Louis XV Louis Blore / King Louis XV   See fewer
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Lucille Ball
May Daly / Madame Du Barry May Daly / Madame Du Barry   See fewer
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Gene Kelly
Alec Howe / Black Arrow Alec Howe / Black Arrow   See fewer
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Rags Ragland
Charlie / Dauphin (as 'Rags' Ragland) Charlie / Dauphin (as 'Rags' Ragland)   See fewer
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Zero Mostel
Rami - the Swami / Taliostra Rami - the Swami / Taliostra   See fewer
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Donald Meek
Mr. Jones / Duc de Choiseul Mr. Jones / Duc de Choiseul   See fewer
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Douglass Dumbrille
Willie / Duc de Rigor Willie / Duc de Rigor   See fewer
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George Givot
Cheezy / Count de Roquefort Cheezy / Count de Roquefort   See fewer
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Louise Beavers
Niagara Niagara   See fewer
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Tommy Dorsey
Tommy Dorsey Tommy Dorsey   See fewer
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Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra
Tommy Dorsey's Orchestra Tommy Dorsey's Orchestra   See fewer
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Richard Ainley
Marching Rebel Behind King Louis (uncredited) Marching Rebel Behind King Louis (uncredited)   See fewer
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Grace Albertson
Perfume Girl (uncredited) Perfume Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kay Aldridge
Mrs. McGowan (uncredited) Mrs. McGowan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ernie Alexander
Delivery Man with Flowers (uncredited) Delivery Man with Flowers (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Alexander
Marching Rebel Behind King Louis (uncredited) Marching Rebel Behind King Louis (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sig Arno
Nick (uncredited) Nick (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eleanor Bayley
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hugh Beaumont
Footman (uncredited) Footman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barbara Bedford
Ambrose's Wife (uncredited) Ambrose's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brooks Benedict
Club Patron (uncredited) Club Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clara Blandick
Old Lady on Subway (uncredited) Old Lady on Subway (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hazel Brooks
Miss June (uncredited) Miss June (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pauline Byrne
Member Six Hits and a Miss (uncredited) Member Six Hits and a Miss (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Byron
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Carlisle
Club Patron (uncredited) Club Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Carrington
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Georgia Carroll
Miss January (uncredited) Miss January (uncredited)   See fewer
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Emmett Casey
Flunky (uncredited) Flunky (uncredited)   See fewer
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Willy Castello
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Thomas Clarke
Flunky (uncredited) Flunky (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chester Clute
Dr. Pullit (uncredited) Dr. Pullit (uncredited)   See fewer
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Theo Coffman
Miss October (uncredited) Miss October (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Coleman
Charlie (uncredited) Charlie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Cooper
Flunky (uncredited) Flunky (uncredited)   See fewer
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Inez Cooper
Miss December (uncredited) Miss December (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maurice Costello
Passerby (uncredited) Passerby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Earl Covert
Singer (uncredited) Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cecil Cunningham
Wife Checking Her Coat (uncredited) Wife Checking Her Coat (uncredited)   See fewer
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Natalie Draper
Miss March (uncredited) Miss March (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ziggy Elman
Trumpet Player (uncredited) Trumpet Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Forrest
Guard Captain (uncredited) Guard Captain (uncredited)   See fewer
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Christian J. Frank
Lackey (uncredited) Lackey (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Jane French
Miss November (uncredited) Miss November (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ava Gardner
Perfume Girl (uncredited) Perfume Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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John George
Villager (uncredited) Villager (uncredited)   See fewer
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June Glory
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Jack Gordon
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Dolly Haas
Miss April (uncredited) Miss April (uncredited)   See fewer
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Miss July (uncredited) Miss July (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ben Hall
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Hayden
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Dick Haymes
Singer (uncredited) Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dell Henderson
Flunky (uncredited) Flunky (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Huddleston
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Delos Jewkes
Singer (uncredited) Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Judels
Innkeeper (uncredited) Innkeeper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Faith Kruger
Singer (uncredited) Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Vera Lee
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mitchell Lewis
Rebel Opening Door (uncredited) Rebel Opening Door (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chuck Lowry
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Marilyn Maxwell
Miss February (uncredited) Miss February (uncredited)   See fewer
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Claire McDowell
Subway Passenger (uncredited) Subway Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Art Miles
Marching Rebel on King Louis' Right (uncredited) Marching Rebel on King Louis' Right (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hans Moebus
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Buddy Morrow
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Sol Murgi
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Joyce Murray
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David Newell
Man Getting Champagne (uncredited) Man Getting Champagne (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Newlan
Marching Rebel on King Louis' Left (uncredited) Marching Rebel on King Louis' Left (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ruth Ownbey
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Paul Power
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Gene Ramey
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Virginia Rees
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Man Watching Radio Interview (uncredited) Man Watching Radio Interview (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jo Stafford
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Harry Stanton
Singer (uncredited) Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Andrew Tombes
Mr. McGowan (uncredited) Mr. McGowan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lana Turner
Lana Turner (uncredited) Lana Turner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Visaroff
Flunky (uncredited) Flunky (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pierre Watkin
Ambrose (uncredited) Ambrose (uncredited)   See fewer
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Allan Watson
Singer (uncredited) Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eve Whitney
Miss August (uncredited) Miss August (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.4 / 10 | 1,067 votes