DuBarry Was a Lady (1943) - Rotten Tomatoes

DuBarry Was a Lady (1943)

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This adaptation of Cole Porter's Broadway musical features Red Skelton, Lucille Ball and Gene Kelly. After winning a Derby, nightclub coat-check boy Louis Blore mistakenly drinks a 'Mickey' that sends him into a fantastic dream. Louis imagines himself as King Louis XV of France, and the cabaret singer he adores as his Madame Du Barry.
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Musical & Performing Arts
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Critic Reviews for DuBarry Was a Lady

All Critics (1)

The best part of the movie is the opening half hour or so in the nightclub, where we see a series of entertainers perform their acts, from Ball to Kelly to Tommy Dorsey.

Full Review… | June 17, 2007
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Audience Reviews for DuBarry Was a Lady

Fun MGM musical is sort of a hodegepodge of everything plus the kitchen sink; Lucy looks ravishing in Technicolor, Skelton does his shtick, Kelly sings & dances (to Cole Porter's "Do I Love You?") , Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra perform "Katie Went to Haiti," and the entire cast ends the film on a happy note with "Friendship."

Michael Troudt
Michael Troudt

ENJOYABLE MUSICAL COMEDY, RED SKELTON IS AT HIS COMIC BEST. LUCILLE BALL IS HIS CO STAR. VERY COLORFUL

James Higgins
James Higgins

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