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.
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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
Judy sings the wrong "Eli Eli" to Louis Mayer. We hear her sing an Israeli song that begins "Eli Eli" but had not yet been written at the time. (It's more properly known as "Walking to Caesaria.") An entirely different "Eli Eli," one of the most popular Jewish songs in the early days of the phonograph, is what we should have heard. See more
When you sing, I want you to just be yourself
Young Judy Garland
But nobody likes who I am Mr Edens
Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart
Written by James F. Hanley
Performed by Judy Garland See more