Judy Garland Movies on DVD
Judy Garland turns in one of her finest performances in director George Cukor's classic musical drama. The film chronicles the rise of an up-and-coming entertainer (Garland) whose path to stardom is sharply contrasted by the career decline of her husband (James Mason), a former matinee idol who's descended into alcoholism. With Jack Carson, Charles Bickford. Songs include "Born in a Trunk," "The Man That Got Away," "Lose That Long Face." This is the restored 1983 re-release; 176 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital stereo, Spanish Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English (SDH), French, Spanish; alternate scenes; newsreel footage; theatrical trailers; more. Two-disc set.
When her show biz family is faced with financial ruin, plucky Judy Garland teams up with servants Fanny Brice and Allan Jones to "put on a show" and save the day in this fun-filled MGM musical. The songs include "Swing, Mr. Mendelssohn," "I Wanna Swing"; with Billie Burke, Reginald Owen, Monty Woolley. 90 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
When America headed west, so did Fred Harvey's restaurant chain...and so did a lot of demure young waitresses who didn't know how wild the frontier was! Judy Garland and Ray Bolger star in "The Harvey Girls" (1946), the delightful movie musical that features "On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe." John Hodiak, Angela Lansbury co-star. Garland and Van Johnson are music shop clerks who have secret "pen pal" lovers "In The Good Old Summertime" (1949), not knowing that it's each other, in this charming musical version of "The Shop Around the Corner." Sentimental favorite co-stars S.Z. Sakall, Spring Byington, and Buster Keaton; look for a young Liza Minnelli with her mother in the finale. Four-disc set also includes "For Me And My Gal" and "Summer Stock." 7 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
Two-disc set includes "Babes In Arms," "Strike Up The Band," "Babes On Broadway," and "Girl Crazy."
A cavalcade of musical talent joins the legendary Judy Garland in this marvelous collection of vintage television performances. Stars on hand include Count Basie, Bobby Darin, Lena Horne, Barbra Streisand, Frank Sinatra, Mickey Rooney, Ethel Merman, Liza Minnelli, and others. 60 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.
Three consummate entertainers join forces for this spectacular early 1963 special that features an outstanding blend of song, dance and comedy. Songs include "Hello Bluebird," "Love Walked Right In," "Love Is a Lovely Thing," "Here I'll Stay With You," and more. 80 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; featurette.
Garland's last appearance at the famed London venue was marked by moving renditions of classic songs and the first public appearance of Liza Minnelli, who performs with her mother. Included in this sensational program are "The Man That Got Away," "Once in a Lifetime," "Hello, Dolly!," "It's Just a Matter of Time," "San Francisco," "Chicago," "Over the Rainbow," and more. 55 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.
Lorna Luft hosts this special look at mother Judy's incredible career, which includes comments from such acquaintances as Edward Albee, Tony Bennett, Alan King, Mort Lindsey, Rex Reed and Nelson Riddle. Songs include "Liza," "Lorna," "Get Happy," "Ol' Man River," "Swanee," "Consider Yourself," "Chicago" and "Over the Rainbow." 85 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; featurette.
This milestone concert featuring Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin was long believed to be lost, but Movies Unlimited has found it, and what a joy it is for music lovers. Directed by Norman Jewison, the program features "Just in Time," "When You're Smiling," "You Do Something to Me," "The Man That Got Away," and a finale in which Judy belts out "Swanee," "Rock-a-Bye Your Baby" and "San Francisco." 50 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.
In an early film role, Judy Garland is a spunky teenager who teams up with friend Freddie Bartholomew to find the right husband for her widowed mother. Mary Astor, Walter Pidgeon, Gene Lockhart also star in this spry musical-comedy that features such songs as "Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart," "Ten Pins in the Sky," and "On the Bumpy Road to Love." 75 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
Judy Garland's first grown-up film role, made only a year after "The Wizard of Oz," was in this rousing rendition of the George M. Cohan musical. Twenty years in the life of an Irish-American family are recounted, with Garland playing both the wife and grown daughter of George Murphy. Charles Winninger, Douglas McPhail also star; songs include "Nellie Kelly I Love You" and "Singin' in the Rain." 98 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
Early 1900s St. Louis and its World's Fair is the setting for this beloved MGM musical. Judy Garland is at her charming best as a young woman whose romance with the boy next door is endangered when her father announces the family is moving to New York. Leon Ames, Mary Astor, Tom Drake, Margaret O'Brien also star. Songs include "The Trolley Song," "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," and the title tune. 113 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; audio commentary; isolated music score; "making of" documentary; bonus shorts "Bubbles" (1930) with Garland, "Skip to My Lou" (1941); radio broadcast; TV specials; TV pilot; photo gallery; theatrical trailers; more. Two-disc set.
First, Busby Berkeley directs Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland in a rousing rendition of Rodgers and Hart's famed Broadway hit "Babes In Arms" (1939). They're children of vaudevillians who, after not being allowed to join in their parents' performance, start their own show. Songs include "Where or When," "Good Morning." Next, Mick and Judy's high school band is out to nab an award in Paul Whiteman's national radio contest, in "Strike Up The Band" (1940). Songs include "Our Love Affair," "Nell of New Rochelle." Rooney and Garland are together again in "Babes On Broadway" (1941), and this time they're out to put on a show on the Great White Way. Look for Donna Reed, Margaret O'Brien. Includes the title tune, "(I Like New York in June) How About You." And, Rooney is sent to a small private school to mend his "Girl Crazy" (1943) ways. But once he sees Garland, it's love at first sight in this musical-comedy based on the Gershwin Broadway hit. With June Allyson, Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra. Classic Gershwin score includes "Embraceable You," "But Not for Me." Five-disc set also includes a disc loaded with extras, photo cards, and a booklet. 7 1/4 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
A 15-year-old Judy Garland made her feature film debut in this spirited musical comedy that also starred Jack Haley as a Texas college football coach who takes his team, led by hard-throwing hillbilly Stuart Erwin, to Connecticut for a showdown with the Yale squad. Look for early appearances by Betty Grable, Tony Martin and Alan Ladd; songs include "It's Love I'm After," "You're Simply Terrific." 93 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital stereo, Dolby Digital mono, French Dolby Digital mono, Spanish Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; featurettes; photo gallery.
"Get Happy" with this classic MGM musical starring Judy Garland as a farm owner who reluctantly agrees to let her aspiring actress sister's theatrical troupe stage a musical in her barn in exchange for their help on the homestead. But when her sibling takes off for Broadway, Garland steps in and learns about showbiz from leading man Gene Kelly. Songs include "You, Wonderful You" (featuring Kelly's legendary "newspaper dance") and "Heavenly Music." With Eddie Bracken, Gloria DeHaven, Marjorie Main, and Phil Silvers. AKA: "If You Feel Like Singing." 109 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; bonus shorts "The Cuckoo Clock" (1950), "Did'ja Know?" (1950); deleted song; featurette; theatrical trailers.
Frothy romance stars Judy Garland as a New York secretary who meets and falls in love with soldier Robert Walker in Pennsylvania Station while he is on leave. During their courtship, they encounter all sorts of colorful characters in the Big Apple. Noted for its fabulous studio-bound sets, the film was directed by Vincente Minnelli and co-stars James and Lucile Gleason, Keenan Wynn, and Marshall Thompson. 90 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
Four captivating performances from the legendary entertainer are available in this special collector's set. Includes "Judy Garland, Robert Goulet & Phil Silvers Special," "Judy Garland: The Concert Years," "Judy, Frank & Dean: Once In A Lifetime," and "Judy Garland: Live At The London Palladium."
One of MGM's most glorious musicals is set on a 19th-century Caribbean island and stars Gene Kelly as a wandering troubadour who tries to win the heart of local girl Judy Garland by impersonating a notorious buccaneer. Walter Slezak, Gladys Cooper co-star under director Vincent Minnelli; Cole Porter's score includes "Nina," "Mack the Black" and "Be a Clown." 101 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English (SDH), French; audio commentary; featurette; alternate scene; interviews; bonus shorts "You Can't Win" (1948), "Cat Fishin'" (1947); theatrical trailer.
Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland teamed up for the first time in this racetrack drama. Garland is a young girl with a penchant for breaking into song and a crush on tough-but-talented jockey Rooney who faces a tough choice when he's pressured by his gambler father to throw a race. With Sophie Tucker, C. Aubrey Smith, Ronald Sinclair, Charles D. Brown. Features the tune "Got a Pair of New Shoes," performed by Garland. 80 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
Super-opulent MGM opus that follows the efforts of three young lovelies (Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr, Lana Turner) in their quest to become "Glorified American Girls." Magnificent Busby Berkeley production numbers, including "You Stepped Out of a Dream"; Judy sings "I'm Always Chasing Rainbows." James Stewart, Jackie Cooper co-star. 132 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital mono, French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, Spanish, French; bonus shorts "We Must Have Music" (1942), "Melodies Old and New" (1942); outtakes; theatrical trailers.