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34 Revealing Judy Garland Quotes About The Star’s Life

These Judy Garland quotes highlight what her career and life were like.

Judy Garland is one of the most recognizable faces and voices in Hollywood, but her story is also one of the saddest.

Almost everyone knows that she played Dorothy Gale in the Wizard of Oz and sang Somewhere Over the Rainbow.

However, what you might not know is that before she signed on with MGM, Frances Ethel Gumm was part of a vaudeville group with her sisters, known as The Gumm Sisters.

Judy was 13 when she signed on with MGM, which was difficult for the studio to handle. She was too old for the traditional child roles but too young for the adult female roles.

This, coupled with the fact that beautiful starlets surrounded her, created extra anxiety for the

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