Judy Garland (June 10, 1922 — June 22, 1969) was an American actress and singer. Through a career that spanned 45 of her 47 years, Garland attained international stardom as an actress in musical and dramatic roles, as a recording artist and on the concert stage. Respected for her versatility, she received a Juvenile Academy Award, won a Golden Globe Award, received the Cecil B. DeMille Award for her work in films, as well as Grammy Awards and a Special Tony Award.
Thousands Cheer is a 1943 American musical-comedy released by MGM. Produced at the height of the Second World War, the film was intended as a morale booster for American troops and their families.