Best foot forward DuBarry was a lady / M-G-M presents ; directors Edward Buzzell, Roy Del Ruth

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Subjects: Musicals
Comedy films
Formats: Video Recording, Laserdisc
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York, NY : MGM/UA Home Video, c1992
Series: MGM double feature disc
LC Classification: P, PN
Added Titles: Holm, John Cecil, 1904-1981 Best foot forward
Alternate Titles: Title of 2nd work : DuBarry was a lady
Additional Authors: Ball, Lucille, 1911-1989
Gaxton, William
Weidler, Virginia, 1926-1968
Dix, Tommy, 1924-
Skelton, Red, 1913-1997
Kelly, Gene, 1912-1996
O'Brien, Virginia, 1921-2001
Buzzell, Edward, 1895-1985
Del Ruth, Roy, 1893-1961
MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)
Loew's Incorporated
Notes: ISBN: 0792813340
ISBN: 9780792813347
UPC: 027616257062
Videorecording number: ML102570
Laserdisc
Videodisc release of the 1943 motion picture by Loew's Inc., renewed in 1970 by M-G-M
Cast: Best foot forward : Lucille Ball, William Gaxton, Virginia Weidler, Tommy Dix, Harry James and his music makers, June Allyson, Nancy Walker, Gloria De Haven, Jack Jordan
Cast: DuBarry was a lady : Red Skelton, Lucille Ball, Gene Kelly, Virginia O'Brien
Credits: Best foot forward : Directed by Edward Buzzell ; screenplay, Irving Brecher, Fred Finklehoffe ; music-lyrics, Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane ; director, Edward Buzzell ; producer, Arthur Freed
Credits: DuBarry was a lady : Directed by Roy Del Ruth ; screenplay by Irving Brecher ; produced by Arthur Freed
Based on the stage play produced by George Abbott ; book by John Cecil Holm
Summary: Best foot forward (94 min.) : Bud Hooper, a cadet at Winsocki Military Academy, sends an invitation to movie star Lucille Ball to come to Winsocki's big dance. Ball's publicity-hungry agent convinces her to go in order to boost her career. Complications arise when Bud's girlfriend Helen Schlesinger unexpectedly shows up, too
Summary: DuBarry was a lady (101 min.) : Hat check man Louis Blore is in love with nightclub star May Daly. May, however, is love with a poor dancer, but wants to marry for money. When Louis wins the Irish Sweepstakes, he asks May to marry him and she accepts even though she doesn't love him. Soon after, Louis has an accident and gets knocked on the head, where he dreams that he's King Louis XV pursuing the infamous Madame Du Barry
In memory of Frances S. Stafford
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (195 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 in
Donation Info: Honoree : Stafford, Frances S
OCLC Number: 722372367
ISBN/ISSN: 0792813340
9780792813347
0276162570
ML102570

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