Presenting Lily Mars

  • 1943
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy, Musical

Judy Garland was 19 when pressed into service for this adaptation of Booth Tarkington's novel, originally purchased by MGM as an intended dramatic vehicle for Lana Turner. When the script turned out to be lighthearted, however, Garland was given the role of Lily Mars, a resident of a tiny Indiana town. Broadway producer John Thornway (Van Heflin) visits...read more

Presenting Lily Mars - Trailer
01:32 — A small-town girl fights for her big chance on Broadway.
Presenting Lily Mars - Official Trailer
02:11 — A small-town girl fights for her big chance on Broadway.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Judy Garland was 19 when pressed into service for this adaptation of Booth Tarkington's novel, originally purchased by MGM as an intended dramatic vehicle for Lana Turner. When the script turned out to be lighthearted, however, Garland was given the role o… (more)

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