JUDY GARLAND - DOCUMENT SIGNED 05/02/1963 - HFSID 160714
JUDY GARLAND Judy Garland signs a standard California real estate document as buyer and President of Kingsrow Enterprises, Inc. Partly Printed Carbon Document Signed: "Judy Garland" in ink as Buyer and President of Kingsrow Enterprises, Inc., 1p, 8½x7. Los Angeles, California, 1963 May 2.
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Judy Garland signs a standard California real estate document as buyer and President of Kingsrow Enterprises, Inc.
Partly Printed Carbon Document Signed: "Judy Garland" in ink as Buyer and President of Kingsrow Enterprises, Inc., 1p, 8½x7. Los Angeles, California, 1963 May 2. California Real Estate Association Standard Form used in the selling of a building. Headed: "Structural Pest Control Agreement". Begins: "(SELLER) agrees at his expense to furnish (BUYER) in escrow with a current report in writing of an inspection by a licensed structural pest control operator of the buildings (specify additions or exceptions) located at 129 South Rockingham Avenue - Los Angeles 49, California...." Just eight days after she signed this form, Garland appeared in concert at New York's Waldorf-Astoria hotel for a CBS affiliates meeting. The meeting, which introduced 1,000 CBS affiliates from around the nation to the new season's shows and personalities, included a show on May 10, 1963 that opened with the cast of The Beverly Hillbillies and Phil Silvers. Garland, who finished the show with a one-woman concert, was nervous about the performance, knowing that there was doubt that she was up to the rigors of a weekly series. After catching the heel of her shoe in a crack in the stage floor, Garland sang a parody relating to their concerns, completely winning the hearts of her audience. Her series, The Judy Garland Show, aired from 1963-1964. In 1963, Garland also hosted a TV special, Judy Garland and Her Guests, Phil Silvers and Robert Goulet, and she appeared in two feature films, I Could Go On Singing and A Child is Waiting. Judy Garland (1922-1969) sang on stage with her sisters in the late 1920s and appeared on records and films from 1936, but her breakthrough to superstardom came with her role as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz (1939), singing her signature song, "Over the Rainbow". A competent actress and superbly gifted singer, Garland won an Oscar (with 2 more nominations), three Grammys (plus 6 of her recordings in the Grammy Hall of Fame), a Tony, and at least three Emmy nominations during her legendary career. By the late 1940s, her film career was suffering as a result of personal problems, including struggles with alcohol and the barbiturates that finally killed her, but she made a dazzling comeback in concert tours of the 1960s, especially Judy at Carnegie Hall (1961). Garland is the mother of actress Liza Minnelli and screenwriter/producer Lorna Luft. Lightly creased with fold, not at signature. Slightly soiled. Red ink check mark (unknown hand) at the "J" of Judy. Staple holes at upper blank margin. Binding remnants at upper blank edge. Overall, fine condition.
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