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Summer Stock

2 Ratings: 3.0
Musicals & Performing Arts movie directed by Charles Walters

Judy Garland managed to subdue her ongoing medical problems long enough to make Summer Stockin 1950, her last film with MGM and longtime collaborator Gene Kelly. In a throwback to Garland's "let's put on a show" films with Mickey Rooney, … see full wiki

Director: Charles Walters
Genre: Music, Musical
2 reviews about Summer Stock
review by . July 06, 2011
The work of Hollywood pros, with a vulnerable Garland who was lucky to have Gene Kelly for a friend
Summer Stock is a movie which has charm, but it's creation was unhappy and uneasy. It's the work of Hollywood pros, who knew how to put a musical together, but whose creativity and enthusiasm, in my opinion, had seen better days.       Judy Garland was on her long slide into emotional break-down. Gene Kelly had no interest in the movie and agreed to do it only because he wanted to help Garland. Phil Silvers was tired of being a second banana; there is nothing he …
review by . October 16, 2000
posted in Movie Hype
This great movie centres around Jane Falbury (Judy Garland) and what happens when she allows her sister Abigail (Gloria De Haven) and her theatre troupe to use her barn to stage a musical.Although initially hating the idea, it soon becomes apparent that Jane has 'greasepaint in her veins' when Abigail drops out and Jane has to perform in the lead role.Along the way she falls for the handsome director (Gene Kelly) and decides that an acting career is what she longs for in life.This was Judy's last …
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