Call Me Madam is one of Irving Berlin's last musical comedies.
Songs from the score include:
The plot concerns a well-meaning but ill-informed socialite widow who is appointed U.S. ambassador to the fictional European country of Lichtenberg. While there, she and her press attache each fall in love with officials of the Lichtenberg government.
The 1953 film version was directed by Walter Lang and starred Ethel Merman, Donald O'Connor, Vera-Ellen, Billy DeWolfe, and George Sanders.
"Call Me Madam" was the name of a long-running column in Penthouse by Xaviera Hollander, also known as "The Happy Hooker". It was an advice column in which Hollander answered questions of sexual nature from readers.