There’s the Judy Garland that will always be Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz. And then there’s the Judy Garland that overdosed. That’s what her life has been largely boiled down to.
Eight years since AMERICAN MASTERS first aired JUDY GARLAND: BY MYSELF, series creator and executive producer Susan Lacy talks about the film she produced, directed and wrote, as well as how she made a story not about Dorothy, not about the overdose, but about Judy Garland: The hardest working woman in Hollywood.
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National Encore of JUDY GARLAND: BY MYSELF on Friday, June 22, 2012 at 9:00 p.m. (ET) on PBS (check local listings) to commemorate the 90th anniversary of Garland’s birth (6/10/22), 43 years after her death (6/22/69).