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The early life and struggles of Judy Garland (portrayed by Andrea McArdle), and of the film star's trials as a youngster in dealing with the Movie Studio system that held her back while her mother was forever pushing her to excel. Written by BOB STEBBINS <stebinsbob@aol.com>

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6 November 1978 (USA)  »

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Rainbow: The Judy Garland Story - The Early Years  »

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In the recording session scene for Judy Garland, the part of the conductor is played by the film's actual composer-conductor, Emmy winning Charles Fox. See more »

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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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Andrea McArdle sings the classics!
15 April 2001 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

The thing I enjoy most about this movie is Andrea McArdle's singing, which is probably why she got the part as Judy Garland. On the whole, the movie was very informative about how Judy Garland got her start in show business, but even her beginning was sad.


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