‘End of the Rainbow,’ on Judy Garland, at Belasco Theater
As befits a play about Judy Garland, a woman known for liberally mixing her pills, Peter Quilter’s “End of the Rainbow” is a jolting upper ... MGM and her legendary movie roles in “The Wizard of Oz,” “Meet Me in St. Louis” and “A Star ...
Judy Garland Was Too Pure for This World
She made us believe she was a 12 year old in The Wizard of Oz although she was 16 when she filmed ... But all of these accomplishments do not tell the whole story of why Judy Garland was and will forever be beloved by the public. It gets back to my ...
Wizard of Oz: Why is Andrew Lloyd Webber setting out on the Yellow Brick Road?
"The fact is that The Wizard of Oz ... committed suicide. What sustained him was an adoration of the American frontier spirit – and in the vast, empty prairies he spotted a canvas to paint upon. If the emptiness of the prairies had something to do ...
Garland's Midnight Blues, Recalled in a TV Portrait
In the twilight of her life Judy Garland sometimes sat alone at night speaking into a tape recorder. ''Do you realize how many people have ... Garland became a superstar with ''The Wizard of Oz'' in 1939 and made an average of two films a year between ...
Arlington Heights author digs up 'Wizard of Oz' history
What if Shirley Temple had played Dorothy in "The Wizard of Oz" instead of Judy Garland? Arlington Heights writer David ... celebration of the movie's 75th anniversary. "There is a reason why, 75 years later, people still respond to it," Hogan said.