Thursday, June 8, 2017

Judy Garland Blogathon -- June 8, 2017

This post is part of  the Judy Garland Blogathon hosted by Crystal at In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood (  

Some people think Judy Garland's first movie was The Wizard of Oz in 1939.  Some people who know more about old movies think it was The Broadway Melody of 1938 in 1937 (don't ask).  Some movie geeks may think her first movie was her first for M-G-M, a 1936 short subject starring Judy and Deanna Durbin, "Every Sunday," which was rumored to be a contest to see which actress the studio would keep under contract. 

Judy Garland's first movie, made in 1929,  ten years before The Wizard of Oz, was "The Big Revue." Judy, then using her birth name, Frances Gumm, performed with her two older sisters, Suzy and Virginia and the Meglin Kiddies...  

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