Judy Garland: A Portrait in Art & Anecdote

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Bulfinch, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 323 pages
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A celebration of the actress who stole America's heart, this is the definitive book about the legendary Judy Garland, with reflections by the people who knew her best. In a career that spanned five decades and encompassed stardom in every medium, Judy Garland's professional achievements remain unsurpassed. Now her timeless joy comes alive in JUDY GARLAND: A PORTRAIT IN ART ANECDOTE. Hundreds of rare and previously unpublished photographs, studio memorabilia, and personal mementos from the family archives, along with scores of anecdotes drawn from interviews with her professional colleagues, friends, family, and Judy herself, showcase her on- and off-stage 'talent to amuse.'Decade by decade, her incomparable accomplishments on stage, film, television, radio, and recordings are lovingly illustrated and remembered by those who knew her best. Often funny, sometimes poignant, but always fascinating, this book singularly conveys the happiness that Garland's own great and buoyantly emotional performances have brought to hundreds of millions of admirers. Anyone who ever enjoyed a Garland song will revel in this glowing, lavishly illustrated tribute.
 

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John Fricke is the leading authority on the career of Judy Garland and has published several books on his favourite subject. He is also an Emmy Award-winning producer. He lives in New York City.

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