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    • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

    DuBarry was a Lady

    1943

    Costume seen on Lucille Ball as May Daly

    • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

    Thousands Cheer

    1944

    Costume seen on Virginia O'Brien as herself

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About the Costume

This beautiful costume with a matching hat was created for Lucille Ball as May Daly in the 1943 film DuBarry was a Lady. The costume was worn again (without the hat) by Virginia O’Brien as herself in the 1944 film Thousands Cheer.

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About the Costume

This beautiful costume with a matching hat was created for Lucille Ball as May Daly in the 1943 film DuBarry was a Lady. The costume was worn again (without the hat) by Virginia O’Brien as herself in the 1944 film Thousands Cheer.

This beautiful costume with a matching hat was created for Lucille Ball as May Daly in the 1943 film DuBarry was a Lady. The costume was worn again (without the hat) by Virginia O’Brien as herself in the 1944 film Thousands Cheer.

Credits

Sighting Credit:
  • Solidmoonlight
  • Virginia O’Brien Archive
Photos provided by:
  • Solidmoonlight
  • Virginia O’Brien Archive
Costume Designer:
  • Gile Steele

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