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Du Barry was a lady.

Du Barry was a lady.

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ContributionsLahr, Bert, 1895-1967., James, Jacqueline, performer., Burr, Donald., Actman, Irving., Partington, Arthur., Joy, Bernie., Porter, Cole, 1891-1964., Fields, Herbert, 1897-1958., De Sylva, B. G. 1896-1950., Coe, Richard L. 1914-1995, annotator., Richard L. Coe Theater Programs Collection (Library of Congress), Rosecroft Music Circus (Oxon Hill, Md.)
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LC ClassificationsPN2093 .C64 1995 no. D144
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet (playbill).
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23608902M
LC Control Number2009657193

Book by Herbert Fields and B. G. De Sylva. Tryouts began November 9, at the Shubert Theatre, New Haven Novem at the Shubert Theatre, Boston Novem at the Forrest Theatre, Philadelphia. Go to the Film Version of Du Barry Was a Lady Go to the Encores! This is sheet music for Do I Love You, words and music by Cole Porter. Copyright , Chappell and Co., Inc., NY. It is in very good vintage condition. The pages /5().

Originally, Du Barry Was a Lady was a Broadway musical, with music and lyrics written by Cole Porter, and its book by Herbert Fields and Buddy DeSylva. The musical starred Bert Lahr, Ethel Merman, and Betty Grable, and Porter’s song “Friendship” was one of the highlights. DuBarry Was a Lady. A Musical Comedy in 2 Acts, 10 scenes. Book by Herbert Fields and Buddy G. DeSylva. Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter 46th Street Theatre, New York - Opened - 6th December, ; closed 12th December, ( perfs).

The racy, ribald Cole Porter musical Du Barry Was a Lady is here given a thorough dry-cleaning by prudish MGM. Richard "Red" Skelton takes over the role of Louis Blore (played on Broadway by Bert Lahr), while Lucille Ball steps into the shoes of the original play's Ethel story proposes that Blore is a men's room attendant in a New York nightclub who has a yen for gorgeous showgirl 6/ Du Barry Was a Lady Book by Herbert Fields and B. G. De Sylva. Four performances on May 9 - 30, at the Barbican Centre, London Directed by Ian Marshall Fisher Musical Director: Mark Warman. Cast. Barry Cryer (Louis Blore/King of France), Louise Gold (May Daly/Mme. Du Barry).


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| out of 5 stars 2. Du Barry Was a Lady (62) 1h 40min NR. A nightclub lackey dreams he’s France’s King Louis XVI in this amusing comedy starring Lucille Ball and Gene Kelly. Director Book Depository Books Du Barry was a lady. book Free Delivery Worldwide: Box Office Mojo Find Movie Box.

Number 79 of copies. Number 79 of copies. vi, pp. 1 vols. 12mo. The Library of Madame du Barry. Printed from one of the 2 original Manuscripts now in the Arsenal Library. Mistress of Louis XV, the Comtesse Du Barry wished to rival her predecessor's library, Madame de Pompadour and had an unknown Parisian bookdealer go about the task.

But enough of my narrative, let’s discuss Du Barry Was A Lady. With a score by Porter, a book by Herbert Fields and B.G. DeSylva, and a cast that, in addition to Merman and Lahr, included Ronald Graham, Benny Baker, Charles Walters, and a young Betty Grable, this show had all the markings for success.

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If he squints uptown, at Equity”s “Du Barry,” he must be grinning. DU BARRY WAS A LADY, Music and lyrics by Cole Porter, book by Herbert Fields and B. DeSylva. Directed by Roy Del Ruth. With Red Skelton, Lucille Ball, Gene Kelly, Virginia O'Brien. 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/10(K).

Dr James Barry: Inspector General of Hospitals, army surgeon, duellist, reformer, lady killer, eccentric. He performed the first Caesarean in Africa, was deported from St Helena and gave Florence Nightingale a dressing down in the Crimea/5.

Du Barry Was a Lady is a American musical comedy film, starring Red Skelton, Lucille Ball, Gene Kelly and Tommy Dorsey and his is based on the stage musical of the same in Technicolor, the film was directed by Roy Del Ruth and produced and distributed by Music by: Cole Porter.

Du Barry was a Lady: It was written in the stars Thomas Hampson Ambrosian Chorus London Symphony Orchestra John McGlinn A Portrait of Thomas Hampson ℗. Jeanne Bécu, countess du Barry, last of the mistresses of the French king Louis XV (reigned –74).

Although she exercised little political influence at the French court, her unpopularity contributed to the decline of the prestige of the crown in the early s.

She was born Marie-Jeanne Bécu. "Musicals Tonight!'s revival of 'Du Barry Was a Lady' reveals that even a Cole Porter score cannot save a weak book. A show this thin needs a much more stylish and lavish production to give it the pizzazz that it is sorely missing." read more75%(24).

Albert Payson Terhune (Decem – Febru ) was an American author, dog breeder, and journalist. The public knows him best for his novels r. Du Barry Was a Lady City Center's "Encore" series of musicals in concert grows more confident with each outing, kicking off its third season with a lush, deluxe and lively reading of Cole Porter's.

Du Barry Was a Lady () Plot. Showing all 2 items Jump to: Summaries (2) Summaries. 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.

singer accidentally sips a drugged drink that makes him dream he. Du Barry Was a Lady (Original, Musical, Comedy, Broadway) opened in New York City Dec 6, and played through   Du Barry Was a Lady is a Broadway musical, with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, and the book by Herbert Fields and B.G.

The musical starred Bert Lahr, Ethel. Music by various composers, generally without a lyric During the s through the s, Latin American music was very popular in the U.S., and many dance beats were. Musicals Tonight!’s revival of Du Barry Was a Lady reveals that even a Cole Porter score cannot save a weak book.

A show this thin needs a much more stylish and lavish production to give it the pizzazz that it is sorely missing. Du Barry Was a Lady (through April 9, ) Musicals Tonight.

THEATER REVIEW;Du Barry Was No Lady, In or Even Today. By Ben Brantley. The show was a silly frolic called "Du Barry Was a Lady." And the song in. Publisher's full green cloth with gilt on embossed design on cover, lettering on spine and t.e.g.

B&W frontispiece of Mme. du Barry and two b&w photographs from the Broadway play. Spine sunned and rear cover are sunned, small spot on front cover, front hinge starting, else unmarked, square and clean.'Du Barry Was a Lady' at Eureka Theatre Bruce Vilanch stars in 42nd Street Moon's revival of the Cole Porter classic - book by Herbert Fields and B.G.

DeSylva - in the role (originated by Bert. Musicals Tonight’s 95th revival, Du Barry Was a Lady, is its 14th Cole Porter Show.

The meringue-weight musical ran performances starring Ethel Merman, Bert Lahr and Betty Grable in her Broadway Debut. There are three or four familiar songs including “Friendship,” later used in Call Me Madam and “Well, Did You Evah!?” that would highlight High Society.

The book is sheer ba.