Judy Garland

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  • Judy Garland And Her Loathing Of Hollywood

    Judy Garland, on Drugs, Drink, Suicide Attempts and Her Loathing of Hollywood Many know her as Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz. But there was much more trouble behind Judy Garland than just a pair of ruby slippers. At the young and innocent age of 17 she starred in her 7th film, “The Wizard of Oz”. The same year she had her hand and shoe prints forever embedded in the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The reality of her envied life was not so pretty however. The pressures were harsh and so was the work load. Her contract stated that if her physical appearances were to change, her voice became impaired or she couldn’t work satisfactorily she would be suspended without pay. Any Garland fan and really anyone who pays attention to gossip of the Golden Era…

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  • Song Analysis: Over The Rainbow, By Judy Garland

    The song Over The Rainbow is a very iconic song sung by Judy Garland in the late 1930s. This song was written for the movie The Wizard of Oz that is most likely where it gained most of its popularity and praise. The song has also had a very unique cover done by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole in 1993. This cover of the popular ballad was and is loved by many. This cover also includes a verse from the song What a Wonderful World, by Louis Armstrong. Although songs that are covered have mostly the same…

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  • Who Is Judy Garland In Easter Parade Film Analysis

    Parade (1948) is a musical and a romance about a man, Don Hewes (Fred Astire) who vows to find a dance partner who he can make better than his old dance partner, Nadine Hale (Ann Miller). He eventually finds Hannah Brown (Judy Garland) and they start off really bad. They become a sensational duo after Don figures out what Hannah’s singing and dancing abilities are best at and the two eventually fall in love with each other in the film. Judy Garland is a sensational actor. She has made a big…

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  • The Themes Of Feminism In Meet Me In St. Louis By Vincente Minnelli

    Louis, Minnelli was granted creative freedom to explore more unique and artistic films. One such film was The Pirate starring Gene Kelly and Minnelli’s wife, Judy Garland. While The Pirate endured tumultuous filming, negative critical reviews and underwhelming box office, it still stands as one of Minnelli’s most intriguing pieces of work. While he had been less outright with his feminist perspective in Meet Me in St. Louis, he enjoyed his newly allotted creative freedom to explore the idea in…

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  • Nancy Drew: A Case Background: Drafts Of Nancy

    Drafts of Nancy drew Case background When Nancy was driving, she saw a little girl. She was in the middle of the road and the truck kept on honking her. When the girl went to the side of the road she fell off a shallow cliff and Nancy went together. The little girl’s great aunt told Nancy to bring her in. The great aunt thanked Nancy for getting Judy backup. She said that Judy’s parents had died in a boat explosion and they left very less money for her. A cousin of the aunt's father, Josiah…

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  • Judy Garland Research Paper

    Judy Garland (born Frances Ethel Gumm; June 10, 1922 – June 22, 1969) was an American singer, actress, and vaudevillian. She was renowned for her contralto vocals[1][2] and attained international stardom that continued throughout a career spanning more than 40 years as an actress in musical and dramatic roles, as a recording artist, and on concert stages.[1] Garland began performing in vaudeville with her two older sisters and was signed to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer as a teenager. There, she made…

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  • Analysis Of Gertrude And Ophelia's Death In Hamlet

    realized that the kindest action to take would be to let Ophelia decide her own fate, although she clearly was not in a fit state of mind to do this and was barely aware of her surroundings “incapable of her own distress.” Ophelia’s death is “beautified” as she dies in a romantic and beautiful scene befitting her character where she was surrounded by her garland of flowers. (Ophelia herself was “beautified” in a letter from Hamlet which Polonius found to be a “vile phrase.”) There is much…

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  • Essay On Alienation In Society

    My connections examined the portrayal of alienation in mainstream society. I chose to use texts from a modern time period to help create more concrete conclusions about mainstream society. My texts were Education for Leisure by Carol Ann Duffy, Sad Joke on a Marae by Apirana Taylor, District 9 directed by Neill Blomkamp and Barton Fink directed by Joel Coen. I expected all of my texts to be able to reflect one another as they were all from a similar time period. In particular, I expected…

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  • Court Observation Report

    but he was charged with theft of more than 2,500 dollars and he had two or more previous convictions. He committed theft of jewelry that was worth more than 2,500 dollars and the defendant had previously been convicted of a felony. For the television observation I watched 2 episodes from Judge Judy and 2 episodes from The People’s Court. I watched them online on YouTube on November 11th from 7pm to 8pm. https://youtu.be/daHmMquPABI https://youtu.be/MqDB5BDu9rg The first 2 cases are from Judge…

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  • Analysis Of The One In The Middle Is The Green Kangaroo By Judy Blume

    Analytical Essay “First-time author Judy Blume, a New Jersey housewife with two small children, would have laughed if you told her in 1969 that her books would transform an industry, influence more girls than Laura Ingalls Wilder, and sell 80 million copies” (Winer). Judy Blume (born Judith Sussman) was born on February 12, 1938, in Elizabeth, New Jersey. She was the second child of Esther and Rudolph Sussman. Blume attended an all-girls' High School but unfortunately, she contracted…

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