THE SCREENING ROOM: Happy Birthday, Judy Garland (Video)
10 Jun 2014
Playbill.com remembers iconic entertainer Judy Garland, who captured audiences in "The Wizard of Oz" and on stage at Carnegie Hall, June 10. The date marks what would have been Garland's 92nd birthday.
The legendary performer, who was born June 10, 1922, died at the age of 47 on June 22, 1969, in London.
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