Movie Review, The New York Times Thousands Cheer (1943) THE SCREEN; ‘Thousands Cheer,’ Lavish Metro Musical With an All-Star Cast, Makes Its Appearance at War Bond Rally at Astor Published:… Read more The Joint is Really Jumpin’! Judy Garland and José Iturbi →
A favorite of the Rat Pack: A night in 1952: Sammy Davis Jr. recorded a live album here, and Judy Garland staged her comeback in 1958:
She was holding my hand and I thought, “Gee, she seems nervous.” At that time, I wasn’t nervous. I was still very young, I think, about to do Funny Girl,… Read more Barbra Streisand Remembers Her Iconic 1963 Duet with Judy Garland | Vanity Fair →
Listen to me, Esther, a career is a curious thing. Talent isn’t always enough. You need a sense of timing – an eye for seeing the turning point or recognizing… Read more On Becoming a Star…Good Advice from Norman Maine →
…Well, I have a theory that runs contrary to the one developed in the biographies — and there are, like, 50 books about Judy as you may know — and… Read more Can you explain the initial attraction between Minnelli and Judy Garland? →
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There was a time in late 1980 through to early 2000, when I would get sent on pitch meetings. It was also the era when spec scripts boomed and people… Read more For now we dish about Hollywood, and later… Would you like me to read you a story? A bit of a story? Tomorrow? →