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
Dorothy found the end of the rainbow. Judy spent her life looking for it.
Did You Know?
The ages of Judy Garland's daughters Liza and Lorna at time of 1954 A Star is Born release would have been roughly 8 and 2 years old respectively. In this film Liza is played by actress who is at least teenage while Lorna is played by a grade-school age actress. See more
It hurts when your mother is too sick to take care of you. My mother was handed her first dose of medication when she was a child. Hard work and pills had robbed her of her childhood, now those pills were beginning to destroy mine. I was beginning to understand the connection between her behaviour and her medication.
The DVD version of the film has a number at the Palace theatre removed from the body of the film, but is retained as an extra feature on the disc. See more
References The Judy Garland Show
We're Off to See the Wizard
Music by Harold Arlen
Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
Performed by Tammy Blanchard
(singing dubbed by Judy Garland
), Noah Henne
(singing dubbed by Ray Bolger
), James Kall
(singing dubbed by Buddy Ebsen
) and Michael B. King
(singing dubbed by Bert Lahr
) See more