Starred in a sitcom pilot called "The Judy Canova Show" where she played the owner of an Ozarks diner.
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[on her long string of rural-themed films at Republic Pictures] Sure, they were fairy tales that had a little upbeat lesson. I started out as a plain Jane, an ugly duckling, and ended up as a beautiful girl decked out in fancy dresses. I was the heroine, the country bumpkin, honest and straightforward who won out in the end. Republic had the best background crews and production values for their ...
Canova's career was highlighted in "The Slapstick Queens" by James Robert Parish, published by A. S. Barnes in 1973.
Finished many of her "Judy Canova" radio show broadcasts in the1940s with the signoff "Good night, Tweeny," her daughterJulieta's nickname.