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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After Judy loses the Oscar to Grace Kelly
, a comment is made along the lines that "this is worst robbery since Brinks". This refers to the robbery of the Brinks Bank in Boston (January 1950) where a gang of eleven men stole around $2.8 million. See more
When Roger Edens and Vincente Minnelli are talking to Judy about being suspended, you can clearly her her daughter, Liza practicing her lines off camera saying "Mama watch me, watch this" See more
When Mama signed with MGM, she became the chief breadwinner for her family. It was a role she would play for the rest of her life. Baby Frances Gumm was offically gone. Being Judy Garland became a job. One that would consume her life, and eventually control mine.
References Broadway Melody of 1938
Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart
Written by James F. Hanley
Performed by Judy Garland See more