Here are 10 things you should know about the inimitable Mickey Rooney, born 101 years ago today. He enjoyed a truly memorable career in show business and was, as the saying goes, a piece of work.
The wonderful Judy Garland was born Frances Ethel Gumm 99 years ago today in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. From that humble beginning, she went on to an amazing career that few others have matched.
A friend once asked us, “Why is it that you’re so fond of Judy Garland, but you’re not so crazy about Barbra Streisand?” That was an easy one for us: With Ms. Streisand (with all due respect), it’s all about her pipes. With Ms. Garland, it’s all about her heart.
We’ll be featuring Garland’s music all today on Cladrite Radio. Why not tune in now?
Here are 10 things you should know about director Ernst Lubitsch, born 129 years ago today. The “Lubitsch Touch” was not just hype; he was a true giant of cinema.
Here are 10 things you should know about Constance Bennett, born 116 years ago today. She was a glamorous star who downplayed her own talents, but her career spanned a full half-century.
Here are 10 things you should know about the legendary (and justifiably so) Judy Garland, born 98 years ago today. Hers was a complicated life and career, not easily summed up in 100 items, much less 10, so we’ve focused on the positives (it’s her birthday, after all) of her early career.