• Title: Little Girl Lost: The Life and Hard Times of Judy Garland
  • Author: Al DiOrio
  • ISBN: 9780340207475
  • Page: 361
  • Format: None
  • Little Girl Lost The Life and Hard Times of Judy Garland Judy Garland was born Frances Gumm was on stage from the age of and died aged Weaving all the fascinating sides of her life through the texture of her unique career Al DiOrio creates a magi
    Judy Garland was born Frances Gumm, was on stage from the age of 2 1 2 and died aged 47 Weaving all the fascinating sides of her life through the texture of her unique career, Al DiOrio creates a magical picture of innocence, talent and heartbreak Here are all the moments of triumph and tragedy, the men in her life the bad and the beautiful Mickey Rooney, Robert DonatJudy Garland was born Frances Gumm, was on stage from the age of 2 1 2 and died aged 47 Weaving all the fascinating sides of her life through the texture of her unique career, Al DiOrio creates a magical picture of innocence, talent and heartbreak Here are all the moments of triumph and tragedy, the men in her life the bad and the beautiful Mickey Rooney, Robert Donat, Louis B Mayer, Arthur Freed, David Rose, Vincente Minnelli, Robert Walker, Joe Pasternak, Sid Luft, John F Kennedy.

    One Reply to “Little Girl Lost: The Life and Hard Times of Judy Garland”

    1. Published just 4 years after Judy Garland’s death in London, Little Girl Lost is a fan biography of the star dubbed ‘The World’s Greatest Entertainer’ and although lovingly written, it is clearly a fan bio written through the Rose Tinted glasses of youth, even the author has said in the years since, that there was so much more to her story.Although the more traumatic episodes of Judy’s life are skirted over, what this book does give us is something that the popular press, when reviewin [...]

    2. I enjoyed this book a lot. I was afraid that it was going to be a dry biography, but it was very thought out and it was obvious the author was a fan of Judy Garland and did a lot of research when writing his book. The author quotes from his sources and credits them. This book was published in 1973. It is out-of-print and I found my copy at a local Friends of the Library sale, but I did see that used copies are available on line at sites like . Garland was a sad person, who suffered from weight p [...]

    3. This book was an entertaining read while I had jury duty. The author was a bit of a superfan, so it was pretty biased, but all in all pretty fun to read.

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