Search results for "Judy Garland"

A Child Is Waiting (1963) RT 91% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Nov 2015

Dr. Matthew Clark is the head of a state institution for mentally retarded children. Jean Hansen, a former music teacher anxious to give her life some meaning, joins the staff ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cassavetes
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Burt Lancaster  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Steven Hill

A Star Is Born (1954) RT 96% / Audience 83%

DVD release: May 2001

A movie star helps a young singer/actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  James Mason  •  Jack Carson  •  Charles Bickford

The Wizard of Oz (1939) RT 99% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Oct 1999

One of the most famous musical films and the first film from Hollywood to use color. Young Dorothy finds herself in a magical world where she makes friends with a lion, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming  •  George Cukor  •  Mervyn LeRoy  •  King Vidor
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Frank Morgan  •  Ray Bolger  •  Bert Lahr

Judy Garland: The Concert Years (1985) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Mar 2000

This very special program-hosted by Judy's daughter, Lorna Luft-is a loving tribute to the life and timeless popularity of superstar Judy Garland, who began as a small-time ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Heeley
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Lorna Luft

I Could Go On Singing (1963) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: May 2004

Jenny Bowman is a successful singer who, while on an engagement at the London Palladium, visits David Donne to see her son Matt again, spending a few glorious days with him ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Ronald Neame
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Jack Klugman  •  Gregory Phillips  •  Aline MacMahon

Gay Purr-ee (1962) RT Audience 81%

DVD release: May 2003

Mouser Jaone Tom and housecat Mewsette are living in the French country side, but Mewsette wants to experience the refinement and excitement of the Paris living. But upon ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Drama • Family • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Abe Levitow  •  William Hanna  •  Joseph Barbera
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Robert Goulet  •  Red Buttons  •  Paul Frees

Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) RT 90% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Sep 2004

Judgment at Nuremberg is an American film based on the trials of 4 Nazi judges in Nuremberg Germany in 1948 by an American court.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Burt Lancaster  •  Richard Widmark  •  Marlene Dietrich

Summer Stock (1950) RT Audience 83%

DVD release: Apr 2006

To Jane Falbury's New England farm comes a troup of actors to put up a show, invited by Jane's sister. At first reluctant she has them do farm chores in exchange for food. Her ...  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Gene Kelly  •  Eddie Bracken  •  Gloria DeHaven

In the Good Old Summertime (1949) RT 71% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Apr 2004

In this musical remake of The Shop Around the Corner, feuding co-workers in a small music shop do not realize they are secret romantic pen pals.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Buster Keaton  •  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Van Johnson  •  Spring Byington  •  S.Z. Sakall

Words and Music (1948)

Encomium to Larry Hart (1895-1943), seen through the fictive eyes of his song-writing partner, Richard Rodgers (1902-1979): from their first meeting, through lean years and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Mickey Rooney  •  Janet Leigh  •  June Allyson

Easter Parade (1948) RT 89% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Mar 2005

On the day before Easter in 1911, Don Hewes is crushed when his dancing partner (and object of affection) Nadine Hale refuses to start a new contract with him. To prove ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Fred Astaire  •  Peter Lawford  •  Ann Miller

The Pirate (1948) RT 71% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Jul 2007

A girl is engaged to the local richman, but meanwhile she has dreams about the legendary pirate Macoco. A traveling singer falls in love with her and to impress her he poses ...  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Gene Kelly  •  Walter Slezak  •  Gladys Cooper

Till the Clouds Roll By (1946) RT 100% / Audience 51%

DVD release: May 1998

Light bio-pic of American Broadway pioneer Jerome Kern, featuring renditions of the famous songs from his musical plays by contemporary stage artists, including a condensed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Whorf
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Lucille Bremer  •  Judy Garland  •  Kathryn Grayson

The Clock (1945) RT 100% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Feb 2007

A G.I. en route to Europe falls in love during a whirlwind two-day leave in New York City.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Robert Walker  •  James Gleason  •  Keenan Wynn

Ziegfeld Follies (1945) RT 75% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Apr 2006

The late, great impresario Florenz Ziegfeld looks down from heaven and ordains a new revue in his grand old style.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli  •  George Sidney  •  Roy Del Ruth  •  Charles Walters  •  Robert Lewis  •  Lemuel Ayers  •  Merrill Pye
CAST:  William Powell  •  Judy Garland  •  Lucille Ball  •  Fred Astaire

Meet Me in St. Louis (1944) RT 100% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Apr 2004

In the year before the 1904 St Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Margaret O'Brien  •  Mary Astor  •  Lucille Bremer

Girl Crazy (1943) RT Audience 74%

DVD release: Sep 2007

Rich kid Danny Churchill has a taste for wine, women and song, but not for higher education. So his father ships him to an all-male college out West where there's not supposed ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog  •  Busby Berkeley
CAST:  Mickey Rooney  •  Judy Garland  •  Gil Stratton  •  Robert E. Strickland

Thousands Cheer (1943) RT Audience 59%

Acrobat Eddie Marsh is in the army now. His first act is to become friendly with Kathryn Jones, the colonel's pretty daughter. Their romance hits a few snags, including ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Kathryn Grayson  •  Gene Kelly  •  Mary Astor  •  John Boles

Presenting Lily Mars (1943) RT Audience 77%

DVD release: Dec 2006

Starstruck Indiana small-town girl Lily is pestering theatrical producer John Thornway for a role but he is reluctant.  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Van Heflin  •  Fay Bainter  •  Richard Carlson