This was Judy Garland’s and, director of Easter Parade, Charles Walters’ idea that for once a lady that was up all night and distraught wouldn’t wake up looking like perfection with no sleep and no make up.The MGM executives saw the rushes with Judy wearing very little makeup and were appalled at the sight of an MGM star au natural. But since the scene played so well and Peter Lawford joked about her ‘looking horrible’ they decided not to reshoot it.
I was wearing a red skirt, a black jacket and a little Scottish hat with a red plume. At the very end of the number, all I had to do was turn and do a sort of lovely look at Peter. Suddenly, everyone yelled ‘Cut!’; I thought ‘What have I done?’ Well, it turned out the dye off the red feather ran all over my face and the back of my jacket; it looked like there was just blood everywhere. So then they had to reset and get more rain. And they couldn’t figure out what to do with this bloody feather - so they put Vaseline on it.
don’t cross oceans for people who wouldn’t cross a puddle for you.
No, do it. Do cross oceans for people. Love people, all people. No conditions attached, no wondering wether or not they’re worthy. Cross oceans, climb mountains. Life and love isn’t about what you gain, it’s about what you give.