JUDY GARLAND: ‘MR MONOTONY’. DELETED SCENE, ‘EASTER PARADE’. THE INSPIRATION FOR ‘GET HAPPY’.

Performed by Judy Garland for Easter Parade, but cut from the film, 1948. Easter Parade was initially a Gene Kelly/Vincente Minnelli project, but Kelly broke his ankle playing football just before filming was to begin. Later, Judy asked to have Minnelli replaced because they were having marital problems, and she thought it would help if […]

JUDY GARLAND “GET HAPPY” (SUMMER STOCK, 1950)

JUDY GARLAND “GET HAPPY” Though it’s called Summer Stock, this marvelous “let’s put on a show” musical – the final one that showcased the peerless pair of Judy Garland and Gene Kelly – is a delight for all seasons. The story is simple: a homespun farm family allows a Broadway production company to rehearse its […]