The movie starts off at the beginning of Judy Garland's life singing when she was two years old. It jumps to when she was 12 and was signed by MGM and later when her father dies. The movie tells about her early struggles with MGM and with the addiction to barbiturates. It then jumps to the marriage to Vincette Minelli and the struggles with that, and leads into the rest of the movie and her marriages to Sid Luft, Mark Herron, and Mickey Deans and ends when she dies in 1969 Written by
Dorothy found the end of the rainbow. Judy spent her life looking for it.
Did You Know?
The character of Lottie was a combination of two people: Carlton Alsop (then husband of actress Sylvia Sidney
) and Sid Luft's business partner Vern Alves. See more
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Oh, for God sakes, Liza, can't you see Mama's busy?
References Strike Up the Band
The Trolley Song
Music by Ralph Blane
Lyrics by Hugh Martin
Performed by Judy Garland See more