Sunday, January 27, 2013

Fact of the Day: Judy Garland's Real Name

Judy Garland (best known for portraying Dorothy Gale in the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz) was born Frances Ethel Gumm.

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  1. Never knew that, guess toto didn`t like her first name.

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    1. I guess Toto was a little G(l)umm.

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  2. too far from her original name haha

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  3. oh cool! I actually enjoyed reading the wizard of oz. such an awesome story! :))

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  4. I love movies with her in the cast. Thanks for visiting my blog, Adam. And yes, I also wonder if birds have cold feet in winter. But they never answer when I ask (LOL). Greetings, Joke

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  5. yep, her stage name sounds better :)

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  6. Really pretty!!I love her original name, Frances.Kisses:)

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  7. Haven't knew that yet! Thanks for sharing!

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  8. Why did she have to change it??????????

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  9. Well, I can see why she changed it!

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  10. My mother told me that when I was growing up. I think Frances is a pretty name.

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  11. I didn't know that. Wow. I'd rather be Garland than Gumm. Then again, I'd rather be Cary Grant than Archibald Leach.

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  12. Love Judy Garland!!!! Can't blame her for changing her name:P

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  13. I love Judy Garland. Thanks for sharing, Adam.

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  14. I can see why she had to change her name in the Hollywood of those times.

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  15. Gumm isn't the best surname ever! :D

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