Tag Archives: Judy Garland

Classic Conversations: Debbie Wileman Channels Judy Garland Like No One Else

The COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging for the entire planet, to say the least, but it has also produced some unexpected gifts. If not for the pandemic, a British woman named Debbie Wileman, who hadn’t sung professionally in years, would … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: The Harvey Girls (1946)

Silver Screen Standards: The Harvey Girls (1946) I’ve had a particular fondness for The Harvey Girls (1946) since the first time I saw it, but my love increased when I visited the El Tovar Hotel in the Grand Canyon some … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: The Gay Divorcee (1934)

Silver Screen Standards: The Gay Divorcee (1934) I knew I wanted to write about Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers for this month’s column, but with ten movies to choose from the hard part was deciding which one I particularly wanted … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Tom Drake

Classic Movie Travels: Tom Drake While Tom Drake is arguably best remembered as the “Boy Next Door” to Judy Garland’s Esther Smith in Meet Me in St. Louis (1944), Drake also made his mark as an actor in a variety … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Doug McPhail

Classic Movie Travels: Doug McPhailLos Angeles, Hollywood and Beverly Hills While Doug McPhail’s name may not be well remembered today, his brief time in the film industry is to be appreciated. Typically appearing in lighthearted musical fare with his booming, … Continue reading

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Cooking with the Stars: Elizabeth Taylor’s Chicken with Avocado and Mushrooms

Cooking with the Stars: Elizabeth Taylor’s Chicken with Avocado and Mushrooms It may be freezing outside, but here I am with the perfect dish this month to warm you back up again! February is all about Elizabeth Taylor, the darling … Continue reading

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Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: Meet Me in St. Louis” (Giveaway runs now through Nov 24)

Win tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: Meet Me in St. Louis (75th Anniversary)” on the Big Screen!In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sun Dec 8 and Wed Dec 11 “But the main thing is, Tootie, that we’re all going to … Continue reading

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Classic Conversations: Director Rupert Goold on Renée Zellweger’s Remarkable Transformation into ‘Judy’

The new film is bound to cause controversy among classic movie fans but Zellweger’s performance is Oscar-worthy. Winter 1968: Showbiz legend Judy Garland (Renée Zellweger) arrives in London to perform in a sell-out run at Talk of the Town. It’s … Continue reading

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Celebrating Judy Garland’s Birthday with Her Friend and Confidante, Dottie Ponedel (Exclusive Guest Post by Author Danny Miller)

Celebrating Judy Garland’s Birthday with Her Friend and Confidante, Dottie Ponedel Judy Garland and Dottie Ponedel always found time for laughs on set. Today marks the anniversary of the birth of Judy Garland, by any measure one of the greatest … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween from Classic Movie Hub! Ah, Halloween. That beautiful time of a year when I eat an entire bag of Milky Way mini bars while dressed up in lobster costume, and no one will judge me for it! Anyway, we … Continue reading

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