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With the help of Judy Garland, a New Year's Eve toast "to us"

With the help of Judy Garland, a New Year's Eve toast "to us"

I interrupt my vacation -- its days dwindle down to a precious few -- to offer New Year's wishes to valued friends and readers. No better way to do so than through this incredible performance by Judy Garland of "Here's to Us" (one of best numbers from the 1962 Broadway musical "Little Me" -- music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Carolyn Leigh.)

The ill-fated "Judy Garland Show" contains some of the most searing performances the star ever gave, all the more impressive given the continual tensions -- in the case of Jerry Van Dyke, foisted on the show by TV execs, the horrors -- on the set. (The retro channel getTV brought the show back to the air this year,...

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