DuBarry Was a Lady
In this adaptation of a Cole Porter Broadway musical, star singer May (Lucille Ball) wants to marry a rich man, but her heart belongs to a penniless dancer named Alec (Gene Kelly). Louis Blore (Red Skelton), who has just won a fortune through a sweepstakes, promptly marries May. However, after Louis accidentally has a laced drink, he has a fantastic dream in which he, May and Alec are members of the royal French court. Once Louis awakens, he begins to reconsider his relationship with May.