By Stevie Phillips
No superstar burned extra ferociously than Judy Garland. and no-one witnessed Garland's fierce expertise at nearer variety than Stevie Phillips. throughout the Mad males period, Stevie Philips was once a tender girl muscling her method into the manscape of Manhattan's glittering workplace towers. After a stint as a secretary, she begun operating for Freddie Fields and David Begelman at track company of the USA (MCA) less than the glare of mythical über-agent Lew Wasserman.
When MCA blew aside, Fields and Begelman created inventive administration affiliates (CMA), and Stevie went alongside. Fields confident Garland to return on board, and Stevie turned, as she places it, "Garland's shadow," placing out fires-figurative and literal-in order to get her to the following live performance within the subsequent down-and-out city. Philips paints a portrait of Garland on the sour finish and even though it was once every now and then a nightmare, Philips says, "She grew to become my teacher," displaying her "how to" and "how now not to" live.
Stevie additionally represented Garland's fiercely proficient daughter, Liza Minnelli, in addition to Robert Redford, Paul Newman, Henry Fonda, George Roy Hill, Bob Fosse, Cat Stevens, and David Bowie. She produced either motion pictures and Broadway exhibits and counted her colleague, the mythical agent Sue Mengers, between her closest confidantes. Now Stevie Phillips finds all in Judy & Liza & Robert & Freddie & David & Sue & Me..., a tough-talking memoir by means of a lady who labored with the various largest names in exhibit enterprise. It's a helluva experience.
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