The movie starts off at the beginning of Judy Garland's life singing when she was two years old. It jumps to when she was 12 and was signed by MGM and later when her father dies. The movie tells about her early struggles with MGM and with the addiction to barbiturates. It then jumps to the marriage to Vincette Minelli and the struggles with that, and leads into the rest of the movie and her marriages to Sid Luft, Mark Herron, and Mickey Deans and ends when she dies in 1969
Dorothy found the end of the rainbow. Judy spent her life looking for it.
Did You Know?
Judy Davis sings for herself in the CBS boardroom scene, when she renders sixteen bars of "Over the Rainbow" for President John F. Kennedy on the telephone. See more
When Vincente Minnelli empties the Q-tip jar while looking for pills in Judy's dressing room, a bar code sticker is clearly visible on the bottom of the jar. See more
Oh, for God sakes, Liza, can't you see Mama's busy?
The DVD version of the film has a number at the Palace theatre removed from the body of the film, but is retained as an extra feature on the disc. See more
References Meet Me in St. Louis
Me and My Shadow
Music by Dave Dreyer
Lyrics by Billy Rose
and Al Jolson See more