Du Barry Was a Lady (1939). Musical comedy. Music by Cole Porter
. Lyrics by Cole Porter. Book by Herbert Fields
and Buddy G. DeSylva
. Orchestra Arrangements by [error]. Additional Arrangements by Russell Bennett and Ted Royal. Choral Arrangements by Hugh Martin. Assistant to Hugh Martin: Ralph Blanc. Scenic Design by Raoul Pène...
2 Pictorials |
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
Sexy clothes and dialog were firmly associated with me in film and nobody would listen when I protested that marriage and motherhood had made "an honest woman" out of me. All anybody could remember was that I had a come-hither look and burned the candle at both ends and in the middle, in my screen roles. I don't think any self-respecting young mother would feel right in spending eight hours a day...
In 1939, she was named the Fairest of the Fair at the New York World's Fair.