Sid Luft’s posthumous memoir lifts the lid on his life with the legendary actress.
A memoir written by Judy Garland’s ex-husband Sid Luft claims the actress was repeatedly harassed by some of the actors who played the Munchkins in the Wizard of Oz.
Luft died in 2005, but his memoir, Judy and I: My Life with Judy Garland, will be published next month and it contains some shocking revelations about life on the set of the classic musical.
Judy Garland in the Wizard of Oz, 1939
A thrice broken wrist was overlooked for Minnelli to take to the stage with her half-sister, Lorna Luft.
Liza Minnelli bravely ignored the pain of a broken wrist to perform at New York City's famed Birdland jazz club to benefit The Actors Fund's Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative and Tower Cancer Research Foundation's Dr. Philomena McAndrew Fund.
Liza Minnelli Broke Her Wrist In Three Places When Rehearsing For The Benefit.
The 67 year-old performer's rep told the Associated Press that Minnelli had broken her wrist in three places as she rehearsed for the show on Sunday night and that her doctor had advised the Academy Award winner not to perform. However, the cause was so close to Liza's heart that she felt she couldn't possibly back out when her half-sister Lorna Luft, who is battling breast cancer, had asked for a little help making the evening as special as possible.
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