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2011 Fslc Judy Garland Pr Final

2011 Fslc Judy Garland Pr Final

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FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER announcesALL SINGIN’, ALL DANCIN’, ALL JUDY!July 26 - August 9Impressive retrospective of Judy Garland’s films will feature 31 titlesincluding a presentation of seldom seen short films and rarities as well as aspecial “sing-along” screening of THE WIZARD OF OZ.THE PALEY CENTER announcesJUDY GARLAND: THE TELEVISION YEARSJuly 20 – August 18First comprehensive retrospective of Garland’s television appearanceshighlighted by The Judy Garland Show as well as performances on The EdSullivan Show and The Tonight Show, among others
New York, NY, June 10, 2011
  
On the occasion of what would have been JudyGarland’s 89
th
birthday, the Film Society of Lincoln Center and The Paley Center have announced the details today for FSLC’s comprehensive retrospective of thepeerless film icon’s work,
 All Singin’, All Dancin’, All JUDY! 
which will screenat the Walter Reade Theater July 26 – August 9 and The Paley Center’scomprehensive retrospective of Garland’s television work,
JUDY GARLAND:THE TELEVISION YEARS
which will be presented July 20 – August 18.With autumn marking the 75th anniversary of Judy Garland's feature filmdebut (PIGSKIN PARADE, 1936), the Film Society of Lincoln Center will screen31 titles from July 26 – August 9, including each of her big-screen actingperformances, to pay tribute to the incomparable talent known as Judy Garland.All but two films will be presented in 35mm, with the two exceptions (THE
 
WIZARD OF OZ and A STAR IS BORN) presented in stunning 4k digitalrestorations.
 All Singin’, All Dancin’, All JUDY! 
will mark the first-ever United Statescelebration of Judy Garland’s movies to be presented by an arts organization of this kind as well as being the most complete and comprehensive retrospective of her films since the London National Film Theatre’s program 40 years ago in1971.The program will be coordinated with and produced in association with The PaleyCenter, which will present the first comprehensive retrospective of JudyGarland’s television work called
JUDY GARLAND: THE TELEVISION YEARS
from July 20 – August 18. In addition to highlights from
The Judy Garland Show 
,which allowed her to share the spotlight with such entertainers as MickeyRooney, Barbra Streisand, Ethel Merman, and Peggy Lee, the screening serieswill include rarely shown guest spots Garland did on such programs as
The Ed Sullivan Show, The Tonight Show, The Sammy Davis Jr. Show, On Broadway Tonight,
and
The Jack Paar Program.
For more information go towww.paleycenter.org.Highlights of the films being screened at the Walter Reade Theater (165 West65th Street, between Amsterdam Avenue and Broadway) will include; a sing-along screening (co-presented with NewFest) of THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939);screenings of the Andy Hardy classics that teamed Garland with Mickey Rooney(LOVE FINDS ANDY HARDY (1938), ANDY HARDY MEETS DEBUTANTE(1940) and LIFE BEGINS FOR ANDY HARDY (1941)); classic and belovedmusicals (MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS (1944) and EASTER PARADE (1948)); andher Academy Award nominated performances in A STAR IS BORN (1954) andJUDGMENT AT NUREMBERG (1961).Another highlight will be a presentation of short films and rarities hosted by notedJudy Garland and THE WIZARD OF OZ authority, historian and author, JohnFricke on Friday, July 29 at 7:30PM. An Emmy winner and Grammy nominee for his work on various Garland-based documentaries and recordings, Fricke will beon hand throughout the retrospective to discuss and add insight into the filmlegend’s career. He is an author of several books on the subject of Garland, THEWIZARD OF OZ and L. Frank Baum (the author of The Wizard of Oz), and will besigning copies of his latest book published by Running Press, JUDY: ALegendary Film Career on Friday, August 5 at the Walter Reade.FSLC Program Director Richard Pena said, “The idea for this series occurred tous when we were presenting the restoration of THE WIZARD OF OZ at the NYFFin 2009. In discovering the amazing number of web sites, festivals and fan clubsstill devoted to Judy Garland, it was clear that she is still very much alive and partof our culture. Working with John Fricke, we have been able to assemble anunprecedented panorama of her work. We’re delighted to give Judy Garland fans
 
and New York film goers an opportunity to see one of the truly magical screenicons up on the big screen, where she belongs.”
FILM LINEUP FOR All Singin’, All Dancin’, All JUDY!ANDY HARDY MEETS DEBUTANTE
(88min) (1940)Director: George B. SeitzFaithful pal Betsy Booth (Garland) comes to the aid of small-town Andy (AndyRooney) when he sets his sights on a wealthy society woman. (35mm)ANDY HARDY MEETS DEBUTANTE screens Tuesday, August 2 at 6:00PM.
BABES IN ARMS
(90min) (1939)Director: Busby BerkeleyChildren of fading vaudevillians reclaim their families' honor by putting on a showin the barn. Rooney and Garland! Arthur Freed’s first film as head of his ownMGM unit! (35mm)BABES IN ARMS screens Thursday, July 28 at 1:00PM and Monday, August 1 at6:15PM.
BABES ON BROADWAY
(118min) (1941)Director: Busby BerkeleyA group of aspiring New York performers surmounts all the odds in their efforts tostage a benefit for inner-city children. Rooney and Garland! (35mm)BABES ON BROADWAY screens Thursday, July 28 at 3:00PM and Monday,August 1 at 8:15PM.
BROADWAY MELODY OF 1938
(110min) (1937)Director: Roy Del RuthThe financial backing for a Broadway revue depends on a racehorse, his tap-dancing owner, and her performing partners. Garland’s MGM feature-film debut!(35mm)BROADWAY MELODY OF 1938 screens Saturday, July 30 at 1:00PM.
A CHILD IS WAITING
(102min) (1963)Director: John CassavetesA rootless musician (Garland) seeks stability as a teacher for challengedchildren, but her emotionalism is deemed counterproductive by the schoolpsychiatrist (Burt Lancaster). (35mm)A CHILD IN WAITING screens Sunday, August 7 at 8:40PM and Monday,August 8 at 4:15PM.
THE CLOCK
(90min) (1945)Director: Vincente MinnelliA New York office worker (Garland) meets, loses, and then marries an armycorporal (Robert Walker) during his 48-hour leave. (35mm)

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