“ MGM killed her, absolutely. All of us at ‘Girl Crazy’ were on layoff for a month – on full
“[A Star Is Born] gives Judy THE chance of her career to really showcase the talent that turned her into
“The outstanding feature of the production is the astonishingly clever performance of Judy Garland. All through the picture moves the
“Her quiet performance is all the more effective for the fact that her well-known, well-loved mannerisms are kept in check.
“Miss Garland is as lovable off-screen as she has ever been in a picture role.” – Jimmie Fidler, 1943 February
“The mere flash of [Judy’s] name on the screen created excitement, but then the little star went into action. Zounds!”
“In her volcanic 43 years, Judy Garland has already lived a good number of the cat’s traditional nine lives.” –