Judy & Liza & Robert & Freddie & David & Sue & Me...: A Memoir

Judy & Liza & Robert & Freddie & David & Sue & Me...: A Memoir


No famous person burned extra ferociously than Judy Garland. and no-one witnessed Garland's fierce expertise at nearer diversity than Stevie Phillips. in the course of the Mad males era, Stevie Philips was once a tender lady muscling her means into the manscape of Manhattan's glittering place of work towers. After a stint as a secretary, she begun operating for Freddie Fields and David Begelman at tune company of the USA (MCA) below the glare of mythical über-agent Lew Wasserman.
whilst 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 subsequent live performance within the subsequent down-and-out city. Philips paints a portrait of Garland on the sour finish and even though it used to be now and then a nightmare, Philips says, "She turned my teacher," exhibiting her "how to" and "how to not" 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 through a lady who labored with a few of the greatest names in express enterprise. it is a helluva ride.

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