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She continued to make minor and frequently nostalgic period musicals such as Starlift, The West Point Story, On Moonlight Bay, By the Light of the Silvery Moon, and Tea For Two for Warner Brothers.
In 1953, Day appeared as the title character in the comedic western-themed musical, Calamity Jane, winning the Academy Award for Best Original Song for " Secret Love " ( her recording of which became her fourth U. S. No. 1 recording ).
After filming Lucky Me with Phil Silvers and Young at Heart ( both 1954 ) with Frank Sinatra, Day chose not to renew her contract with Warner Brothers.
She elected to work under the advice and management of her third husband, Marty Melcher, whom she married in Burbank on April 3, 1951.