DuBarry Was a Lady was a 1939 musical with songs by Cole Porter. It was most notable for the song "Friendship". It was made into a 1943 movie starring Red Skelton and Lucille Ball.
- "It Ain't Etiquette"
- "When Love Beckoned (in 52nd Street)"
- "Come on In"
- "But in the Morning, No"
- "Do I Love You?"
- "Give Him the Oo-la-la"
- "Well Did You Evah!"
- "It Was Written in the Stars"
- "Katie Went to Haiti"
1939 Broadway production
The show opened at the 46th Street Theatre on December 6 and ran for 408 performances. It was directed by Edgar MacGregor.
- Bert Lahr as Louis Blore
- Ethel Merman as May Daly
- Betty Grable as Alice Barton
- Benny Baker as Charley
- Ronald Graham as Alex Barton
- Charles Walters as Harry Norton
1942 London production
The show opened at His Majesty's Theatre on October 22 and ran for 178 performances. It was directed by Richard Bird.
- Arthur Riscoe as Louis Blore
- Frances Day as May Daly
- Frances Marsden as Alice Barton
- Jacky Hunter as Charley
- Bruce Trent as Alex Barton
- Teddy Beaumont as Harry Norton
1943 MGM musical film
The film was released on August 13, directed by Roy Del Ruth.
- Red Skelton as Louis Blore
- Lucille Ball as May Daly (singing dubbed by Martha Mears)
- Gene Kelly as Alec Howe
- Virginia O'Brien as Ginny
- Rags Ragland as Charlie
- Zero Mostel as Rami the Swami
Musical numbers featured Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra, Dick Haymes, Jo Stafford, The Pied Pipers, Six Hits and a Miss and The Music Maids.