Mr. Monotony and Get Happy


Judy Garland’s dance number for Mr. Monotony, a song written for her character in Easter Parade (1948) by Irving Berlin, was cut from the film because it was deemed too risque and jazzy for a film set in 1910. The half-tuxedo outfit Garland wears in this number is very similar to the one she’d wear in the “Get Happy” number of Summer Stock a couple of years later. The cut number surfaced many years later in That’s Entertainment! III (1994).



Get Happy (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler)

1. Summer Stock (1950)


2. Judy Garland and Barbra Streisand – medley “Get Happy” / “Happy Days Are Here Again”; from Episode #9 of The Judy Garland Show, taped October 4, 1963



3. Performed by JG on Episode #25 of “The Judy Garland Show,” taped March 6, 1964

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  1. musicdoc1
    Jan 12, 2021 @ 02:28:26



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