Judy A Legendary Film Career (Hardcover)
|Author: John Fricke|
From the Publisher:
Never before has legendary superstar Judy Garland received such a glorious tribute, and never has there been a better time for it! With the New York Film Festival spotlighting Judy in 2011 and the Paley Center following suit with a Garland homage of its ownand author John Fricke at the center of it allthis book is perfectly timed.
Judy is a lavish retrospective tracing the life and career of the superstar called The World’s Greatest Entertainer.” Judy’s incomparable stage, television, radio, and recording work is outlined in never-before-offeredand illustrateddetail. Sidebars cover Garland’s World War II military tours; a Day-in-the-Life-of-an-MGM Star”; and provide a look at the Mama” so fondly-cherished by her children, Liza Minnelli and Lorna and Joe Luft.
Her motion picture career is emphasized, including such classics as The Wizard of Oz, Meet Me in St. Louis, A Star is Born, and Judgment at Nuremberg. Behind-the-scenes stories are provided for all of the feature films.
Researched and written by leading Garland historian John Fricke, and illustrated by more than 500 rare photos, Judy is one of the most exciting and complete tributes to a star ever produced.