This musical number, the last she filmed for MGM, is one of my favorites. It’s at the end of Summer Stock. And here is another, “The Man That Got Away,” from A Star Is Born. Judy Garland, who would have […]
I’m the oldest of three girls and so I have always had a special fondness for movies about sisters. I was delighted to see that Turner Classic Movies has a full schedule of sister movies today, from the classic Meet […]
I love this silly number from Easter Parade!
We miss the performers who left us too soon almost as though we knew them. In a new book, Phil Hall and Rory Leighton Aronsky ask What If They Lived?, with essays about stars and almost-stars from the silent era […]
The wonderful Warner Archive debuts four new films today and I have one set to give away! These are lesser-seen films from three of the greatest musical performers of all time, including Gene Kelly’s dream project, a film displays his […]
The repeat of the duets episode of Glee reminded me of how much I enjoyed Kurt and Rachel singing “Happy Days are Here Again” and “Get Happy.” I wonder how many viewers know that it was inspired by the classic […]
The 70th anniversary of this all-time classic is being celebrated with a beautiful new DVD release, a great chance for the family to sit down and watch what is probably the all-time greatest family film again. Dorothy Gale (Judy Garland) […]
This episodic story of the Smith family in the St. Louis of 1903 is based on the memoirs of Sally Benson. Its pleasures are in the period detail, the glorious songs (including standards “The Trolley Song” and “Have Yourself a […]