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  • The Judy Garland Show, Episode 15: The Christmas Special - DVD

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Oct 20, 2009

    In this 1963 holiday episode of The Judy Garland Show, a large crop of guest stars, including Judy Garland's three children, joins the singer for a bevy of classic and contemporary songs, most of them Christmas-themed. Opening with one of her signature tunes, "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" from Meet Me in St. Louis, Garland makes her way through "Consider Yourself" (from Oliver), "Little Drops of Rain" (from Gay Purr-ee), and, of course, "Over the Rainbow" (from The Wizard of Oz). Jazz singers Jack Jones and Mel Torme also turn up; Jones solos on "Wouldn't It Be Loverly" and "Lollipops and Roses", while Torme duets with Garland on one of his own classics, "The Christmas Song" (also known as "Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire"). Joey Luft and Lorna Luft, Garland's two school-age children by third husband Sidney Luft, get their chance to shine, as does eldest daughter and future superstar Liza Minnelli. The entire program is staged as a mock Christmas party, complete with dancing Santas, visiting carolers, and a couple of medleys featuring the entire ensemble. Garland begins the show by inviting viewers into her "home" -- actually a split-level set dressed to resemble a palatial living room. Episode 15 of Garland's short-lived CBS television show, The Judy Garland Christmas Show was taped on December 6, 1963, and broadcast a few weeks later on December 22. Astute viewers will note that Garland flubs a line from Torme's The Christmas Song, earning a chuckle from its composer, and then deliberately substitutes the word "rainbow" for "reindeer" in the next line -- an allusion to her own signature tune. Torme served as a consultant for almost the entire run of Garland's show and their sometimes contentious relationship has been documented in numerous books, including Torme's own The Other Side of the Rainbow. ~ Brian J. Dillard, All Movie Guide
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    'Naked and Afraid': Can the make-up artist and sober coach make it?

    Type: Post | Date: Monday, Mar 31, 2014

    The results may surprise you
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    18 things we learned from 'The Vampire Diaries' PaleyFest panel

    Type: Post | Date: Sunday, Mar 23, 2014

    For Ian Somerhalder, it's all in the eyes
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    John Romita Jr.'s 'Superman' headlines DC's June 2014 Solicitations

    Type: Article | Date: Tuesday, Mar 18, 2014

    June heralds the arrival of 'Superman's' new creative team Geoff Johns and John Romita Jr.
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    Interview: David Nail on No. 1 country hit ' Whatever She's Got' and new album

    Type: Post | Date: Thursday, Mar 6, 2014

    Plus, he discusses coming 'out the other side' of a long depression
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    Review: 'Game of Thrones' Season 3 DVD does right by The Red Wedding and more

    Type: Post | Date: Monday, Feb 17, 2014

    Come for the seasons, stay for another charming Maisie/Sophie/Isaac commentary
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    40 films that manage to get magical realism right where 'Winter's Tale' failed

    Type: Post | Date: Friday, Feb 14, 2014

    And why this matters in terms of storytelling
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    The 10 Greatest Super Bowl halftime shows of all time

    Type: Gallery | Date: Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014

    Rolling Stones is one of the few bands that could produce a rowdy rock show w...
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    Review roundup: Britney Spears' Vegas residency debut

    Type: Article | Date: Saturday, Dec 28, 2013

    Selena Gomez, Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus were all in the audience
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    Favorite TV Moments of 2013

    Type: Gallery | Date: Thursday, Dec 19, 2013

    The Moment: Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj debate "Mean Girls" Whil...
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