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Judy Garland: A Hollywood Legend

Created by Janelle188

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Judy Garland  A Hollywood Legend game quiz
"My very favorite actress, Judy Garland, had it all: immense talent, a great career and plenty of adoring fans. Unfortunately, she also had a very bad drug problem and suffered from immense depression. Here is my quiz of this ultimate star."

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1. Judy was born on which date?
    June 10, 1922
    June 12, 1920
    June 11, 1920
    June 11, 1922


2. What was her first movie with longtime co-star Mickey Rooney?
    "Everybody Sing!" (1938)
    "Love Finds Andy Hardy" (1938)
    "Thoroughbreds Don't Cry" (1937)
    "Babes in Arms" (1939)


3. This young starlet was hired by MGM at the same time as Judy. In fact, they even made a short film together, showcasing their spectacular, though different, vocal talent. The studio just couldn't figure out what to do with this young star, however, and she was released from her contract. She went on to big stardom with Universal Studios, for whom she made many films. Who was she?
    Answer: ( Two words, or just surname .. or just first name!)


4. Ray Bolger worked with Judy in two different movies. One of these was, of course, "The Wizard of Oz" (1939). What was the other film?
    "Meet Me in St. Louis" (1944)
    "The Harvey Girls" (1946)
    "Little Nelly Kelly" (1940)
    "Broadway Melody of 1938"


5. What was the only movie in which Judy's character died?
    "Little Nelly Kelly" (1940)
    "The Clock" (1945)
    "Presenting Lily Mars" (1943)
    "Listen, Darling" (1938)


6. What were the names of the four "backyard musicals" that Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland did together in the 1940s and in what order were they released?
    "Love Finds Andy Hardy," "Andy Hardy Meets Debutante," "Girl Crazy," "Life Begins For Andy Hardy"
    "Babes in Arms," "Strike Up the Band," "Babes on Broadway," "Girl Crazy"
    "Babes in Arms," "Babes on Broadway," "Strike Up the Band," "Girl Crazy"
    "Babes in Arms," "Babes on Broadway," "Girl Crazy," "Strike Up the Band"


7. Judy originally refuse to do "Meet Me In St. Louis" (1944) because she was tired of playing young girls and wanted to finally play an adult role?
    True
    False


8. In 1947, Fred Astaire came out of retirement to co-star with Judy in "Easter Parade," a film about a dancer whose partner/girlfriend has left him to go solo and must now find and train a new partner, with whom he falls in love. Astaire was actually replacing another actor, who had been injured and had to drop out of the film. Who was this actor?
    Peter Lawford
    Gene Kelly
    Tom Drake
    Mickey Rooney


9. In 1950, Judy made her last film for MGM called "Summer Stock." Judy's co-star in the film was Gene Kelly, but he was not the studio's first choice. Who did they originally want?
    Howard Keel
    Fred Astaire
    Mickey Rooney
    Frank Sinatra


10. In 1950, it was Judy, herself, who had to be replaced. Because of frequent absences on the set, Judy was fired from which 1950 Howard Keel musical (which also led to her release from her contract with MGM)?
    "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers"
    "Showboat"
    "Kiss Me Kate"
    "Annie Get Your Gun"


11. This movie was the only romantic drama that Judy ever did. She did not sing in it at all.
    "Listen, Darling"
    "Presenting Lily Mars"
    "Little Nelly Kelly"
    "The Clock"


12. In two different movies, Judy's leading men profess their love with the same 16 words: "Why didn't you tell me I was in love with you?" What two movies were these?
    "Girl Crazy" and "Strike Up the Band"
    "Meet Me in St. Louis" and "Easter Parade"
    "For Me and My Gal" and "Easter Parade"
    "Meet Me in St. Louis" and "Presenting Lily Mars"


13. At a young age, Judy fell in love with famous bandleader, Artie Shaw, and was devastated when he ran away with this young starlet, ______ ?
    Answer: ( Two words, or just surname ... or just first name!)


14. Judy had a television show.
    True
    False


15. Judy's film, "A Star is Born" (1954), was a remake of a 1930s film of the same name. It was remade again in the 1970s, and starred which famous singer/actress?
    Answer: ( Two words, or just surname)


16. This husband, her third, got Judy back on the road to recovery and started her concert career, which became hugely famous. Who was her third husband?
    Vincente Minelli
    David Rose
    Mickey Deans
    Sid Luft


17. Why was Judy unable to attend the Oscars when she was nominated for Best Actress for "A Star is Born"?
    She was in the hospital after an accidental overdose of pills.
    She was in the hospital, having tried to commit suicide.
    She was in the hospital, having just given birth.
    She was in rehab after an accidental overdose of pills.


18. Judy was cast in this controversial movie, but was ultimately released and replaced by Susan Hayward.
    Answer: ( Four Words)


19. Which of the following took place in Kansas on the day Judy died?
    she was nominated for an Oscar
    tornado
    man landed on the moon
    President Nixon resigned


20. Liza Minnelli, Judy's daughter, originally wanted this man to deliver Judy's eulogy, but feared he wouldn't be able to get through it.
    Answer: ( Two words, or just surname)


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