The Judy Garland Show: Just Judy|
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September 4, 2001
"The adult Judy, raw and riveting ... it's the DVD event of the year."
- Rolling Stone
"[This is] Judy at the peak of her latter-day performing style."
- Liz Smith
AND CLASSIC WORLD PRODUCTIONS, INC.
CONTINUE THE MAGIC OF JUDY GARLAND
THE JUDY GARLAND SHOW - JUST JUDY
The Best Of Judy Garland's Legendary Solo Songs
LONG BEACH, CA - Showcasing Judy Garland at the peak of her career, Pioneer Entertainment and Classic World Productions, Inc. present "The Judy Garland Show - Just Judy" arriving October 16 on DVD. Introducing new fans to the magic that is still Judy Garland, "The Judy Garland Show - Just Judy" is a stunning concert-type presentation of solo songs performed during her 1963-1964 television series and continues the highly successful and critically acclaimed "The Judy Garland Show Collection." Featuring a rare behind-the-scenes outtake and many other extras including indexes and photo galleries, the digitally restored and remastered DVD is priced at $19.98.
Boasting 28 classic songs, the DVD includes "The Man That Got Away," "Swanee," "Come Rain Or Come Shine," "San Francisco" and "Over The Rainbow." Presented wearing a glamorous succession of gowns by acclaimed designers including Edith Head, Ray Aghayan and Bob Mackie, Judy Garland performs a wide variety of song styles, from uptempo jazz tunes such as "Who Cares?" and "From This Moment On," to heartbreaking ballads like "All Alone," and "When Your Lover Has Gone." "The Judy Garland Show - Just Judy" DVD also features many hits from Broadway and Hollywood, including "Just In Time," "Hey, Look Me Over," "As Long As He Needs Me" and "Too Late Now."
First available as part of the award-winning "Judy Garland Show Collection" DVD Box Set released in 1999, "The Judy Garland Show - Just Judy" is now being issued separately by popular-demand. Presented in 5.1 Surround Sound and Stereo tracks, "The Judy Garland Show - Just Judy" DVD includes a rare, never-aired outtake from the videotaping of Judy Garland's very first show with guest Mickey Rooney. The DVD also includes an index of all 26 Episodes of "The Judy Garland Show," listing every guest star that appeared on the show, and all material from the series -- including outtakes and material dropped from the scripts and shows -- as well as an alphabetical listing of all the songs sung on all 26 episodes, four photo galleries, and exciting DVD-rom features.
Here's a sampling of what critics have had to say about "The Judy Garland Show" on DVD since their debut in 1999:
"The greatest DVD set of the year, possibly ever." - USA Today
"A high-quality record of the legend at the peak of her abilities." - TV Guide
"A full-bodied collection in its own right." - Billboard
"Her tremendous talent lives on." - Los Angeles Times
"Garland's best segments still rattle the rafters, especially in 5.1 channel sound." - Entertainment Weekly
Pioneer Entertainment (USA) Inc. (www.pioneer-ent.com) is a full-service producer and distributor of entertainment software including film, music, animation, and television shows on VHS and DVD. Headquartered in Long Beach, California, Pioneer Entertainment is part of the Pioneer North America Group. Its parent company, Pioneer Corporation, is recognized around the world for its position at the forefront of optical disc technology, car electronics, and consumer entertainment. With more than 20,000 employees worldwide and over $4.2 billion in yearly sales worldwide, Pioneer operates facilities in Japan, Europe, the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Classic World Productions, Inc. ranks as one of the most respected and resourceful labels for back catalogue music and television programs and owns over 30,000 titles from legendary entertainers including Tony Bennett, Tom Jones, and Engelbert Humperdinck. "Presenting Judy Garland's best solo songs is certainly a dream come true for all of us here at Classic World. Judy's energy and grace will always remain number one in my book!" states Darryl Payne, President, Classic World Productions, Inc.
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THE JUDY GARLAND SHOW - JUST JUDY
Price: $19.98 (DVD)
Pre-Order Date: 8-14-01
STREET DATE: 10-16-01
Catalog Number: 11577
MPAA Rating: NR
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