“Forgotten Hollywood”- One Final Tour for Judy Garland…

Posted on January 30, 2017 by raideoman1 | No Comments

Manny P. here…

“`Associated Press is reporting Judy Garland’s remains were moved cross-country to a mausoleum intended as a resting place for daughters Liza Minnelli, Lorna Luft, and other members of her family. The transfer from New York’s Ferncliff Cemetery to Hollywood Forever Cemetery was completed last Friday.

“`This space in the mausoleum, re-named the Judy Garland Pavilion, has room for all of her family, including the daughters, her son Joey Luft, and her grandchildren. The move reflects resolution of an issue involving Garland’s fifth husband, according to a family spokeswoman. Judy’s other spouses include director Vincent Minnelli and producer Sidney Luft. Hollywood Forever Cemetery, next to Paramount Pictures, is a final resting stop of such luminaries as Cecil B. DeMille, Jayne Mansfield, and Douglas Fairbanks.


“`When Garland died, her affairs were controlled by her husband, Mickey Deans. Her kids had no say in the matter of her burial. So, this is at last their opportunity to do what they feel their mother might have wanted in the first place — to be united with her family in Hollywood. Toto is also buried there.

“`Garland, star of classic movies, such as The Wizard of Oz and Meet Me in St. Louis, died in 1969 at age 47 in London. Deans died in 2003.

“`One last road trip along the Yellow Brick Road for the Diva…

Until next time>                               “never forget”

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