Me and my shadows tv miniseries 2001 soundtracks on imdb. The films final section concentrates on the home life of luft, her brother joey, and their half sister liza minnelli, as the kids and their broke mom moved from one hotel to another and luft nursed garland through depressions and binges. Garland loved her children unconditionallybut she was also the victim of a powerful dependance on alcohol and prescription drugs, which eventually claimed her life. Emmy nominated cinematography by james chressanthis, asc, gsc. In observance of judy garlands 90th birthday last week, i watched life with judy garland. A family memoir, attempts to humanize garland s legend by presenting the singeractress story from an. With judy davis, victor garber, hugh laurie, john benjamin hickey. She has a strong resemblance to garland, and also captures many of garland s mannerisms and idiosyncrasies. Staring judy davis, tammy blanchard, victor garber and marsha mason. Dean martin 121275 hilarious on the tonight show starring johnny carson 1975 duration. My judy garland life by susie boyt a novelist selfdeprecatingly reveals her lifelong obsession with judy garland says viv groskop. Judy davis is left handed, smokes and is an outstanding actor and singer just like judy garland. In the scene showing judy garlands return to vaudeville at the rko palace in 1951, judy davis lipsynched the song over the rainbow in its entirety, and reenacted garlands singing movements down to the last detail.
Me and my shadows on dvd 786936170399 from disney buena vista. Me and my shadows 2001 and scenes from the movies and life of judy garland. But while she loved her children unconditionally, they could only desperately try to hang on to their mother as a powerful dependence on alcohol and. Me and my shadows is the story of lorna, her halfsister liza minnelli, and baby brother joe, trying desperately to hang on to their legendary mother. Loved by millions the world over, judy garland was the brightest star in hollywoods golden era. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comic con sundance film festival toronto intl film. Abc adapted the book under the name, life with judy garland. Me and my shadows provides an intimate portrait of judy through the eyes of one of her children. Imitation is indeed the sincerest form of television, now that celebrity mimicry has become a fixture of sweeps specials. Yes, ive heard how difficult it is to work with judy garland. Judy garland me and my shadow lyrics genius lyrics. Based on the book by lorna luft, life with judy garland. Me and my shadows sought to explore the life and death of the classic star. With tammy blanchard, judy davis, jayne eastwood, victor garber.
Free download from source, api support, millions of users. The judy garland story from the 1930s until her death. Judy garlands legacy as a performer and a personality has endured long after her death. Its been about a year or two, but im watching it now. This performance was considered to be the stepping stone in judy garlands career comeback in the 1950s. Memorable quotes and exchanges from movies, tv series and more.
Comparisons between the movie life with judy garland. Thank you to random things tours and the author for including me in the book tour for the reissue of my judy garland life by susie boyt. Even if you were never a big fan of judy garland, i still think youll find this post interesting because its more about how impressed i was by the extraordinary performances of judy davis and tammy blanchard in a recreation of the legendary star in the movie, life with judy garland. This tv biopic, based on the first half of daughter lorna lufts book me and my shadows. She has a strong resemblance to garland, and also captures many of garlands mannerisms and idiosyncrasies. The miniseries was directed by robert allan ackerman and originally broadcast in two parts on abc on february 25 and 26, 2001. Earning 5 emmy awards this production sets the bar high for a television production, and biopics. A family memoir written by lorna luft, the daughter of legendary singeractress judy garland. However i believe judy davis was born to play the part of judy garland. Celebrity culture, singers, movie stars, biographies, the motion picture industry in. Do you know how wonderful your life could be if you would just let it.
The strongest performance comes from judy davis, who is nothing short of remarkable as judy garland. The miniseries, which chronicles garlands life from her first public performance in 1924 until her death in 1969, is divided into two parts. Life with judy garland is an impressive portrayal of the life and career of judy garland. My judy garland life is an interesting mix of memoir and biography, with the author inserting her own hero worship and thoughts into some history and details of judy garlands life.
Outstanding costumes for a miniseries, movie or a special 2001. Away from the bright lights and brilliant performances, however, her devotion was to. Judy davis, victor garber, hugh laurie, john benjamin hickey, sonja smits, jayne eastwood. Me and my shadows is a deeply moving testament to the healing powers of embracing ones past, facing ones demons, and charting a course of selfdiscovery. Me and my shadows is on tv, including series 1episode 2.
Judy davis, victor garber, hugh laurie, tammy blanchard, john benjamin hickey and sonja smits the remarkable story of hollywood legend judy garland is vividly told in t. Me and my shadows jan 29, 2011 though it won critical accolades and multiple television awards, this film is truly awful. She has been the subject of over two dozen biographies since her death, including the wellreceived me and my shadows. As such, the early years of judys life are explored in less depth compared to her later years. The american film institute named garland eighth among the greatest female stars of all time. In 1998, judys second child, lorna luft, published a memoir about her late mothers life called, me and my shadows. The library of congress is providing access to these materials for educational and research purposes and makes no warranty with regard to their use for other purposes.
This drama on judy garlands final comeback falls into some standard. Life with judy garland me and my shadows 2001 dvd region 1 playable in north america the us, canada, mexico, etc. Movie and tv subtitles in multiple languages, thousands of translated subtitles uploaded daily. Where the book really excels is in providing a harrowing insight into what it is like living as a child of a parent who is suffering with addiction. Me and my shadows seldom in a biographical television madefor does a star so expertly inhabit anothers skin as judy davis does here with judy garland. Shades of night are falling and im lonely standing on the corner feeling blue sweethearts out for fun, pass me one by one guess ill wind up like i always do, with. A family memoir, attempts to humanize garlands legend by presenting the singeractress story from an. It is among the best tv biopics produced, thanks to solid production values, a detailed script and strong performances. Me and my shadows is a 2001 american twopart, fourhour biographical. Outstanding lead actress in a miniseries or a movie 2001. From her success with mgm to her downfall from drug addiction, the film pretty much covered it all.1689 55 1321 605 831 236 9 1630 1441 717 145 346 944 1093 104 689 635 1391 1330 741 899 453 1379 263 162 1420 1371 1573 300 839 921 954 344 339 435 799 1217 904 467