For a few years, The Judy Room had montly polls for readers to vote on.
Here is a sampling of the "recent" polls from June 2005:



(There were no polls for April & May 2005)


March 2005:

With the release of "Easter Parade" on DVD this month, how do you rate the film on a scale of 1 - 10?

Answers Votes Percent
1. 10 (the best - 5 stars) 77 57%
2. 8 (really great) 23 17%
3. 9 (almost the best) 15 11%
4. 7 (pretty darn good) 13 10%
5. 6 (above average) 2 1%
6. 5 (good, but that's it) 3 2%
7. 1 (the worst - yuck!) 2 1%
8. 4 (so-so) 0 0%
9. 3 (don't really like it) 0 0%
10. 2 (can't sit through it) 0 0%


February 2005:

The DVD of "Easter Parade" is due out in March.
What is your favorite scene?

Answers Votes Percent
1. "A Couple Of Swells" 11 21%
2. Judy's deleted "Mr. Monotony" number 9 17%
3. The "Making Faces" Scene 8 15%
4. The Vaudeville Medley 6 12%
5. "Easter Parade" 6 12%
6. "I Want To Go Back To Michigan" 5 10%
7. "It Only Happens When I Dance With You" (Judy's solo) 4 8%
8. "A Fella With An Umbrella" 2 4%
9. "Better Luck Next Time" 1 2%


January 2005:

How Many Times Have You Seen "The Wizard Of Oz"?

Answers Votes Percent
1. So many times that I have the whole film memorized! 29 38%
2. More than 10, less than 60. 13 17%
3. More than 50, less than 100 7 9%
4. Over 100, less than 300 6 8%
5. More than 20, less than 70. 6 8%
6. Just a couple of times. 6 8%
7. So many times, it's almost obscene! 5 6%
8. More than 30, less that 80. 3 4%
9. More than 40, less that 90. 1 1%
10. Only once. 1 1%


December 2004:

What is your favorite Garland related release of 2004?

Answers Votes Percent
1. "Meet Me In St. Louis" DVD Set 19 26%
2. Turner Classic Movies' Judy Garland Month 13 18%
3. PBS Special: "Judy Garland - By Myself" 12 17%
4. The Signature Collection DVD Boxed Set 10 14%
5. "That's Entertainment!" DVD Boxed Set 7 10%
6. "I Could Go On Singing" DVD 6 8%
7. "A Star Is Born" newly revised & expanded CD 5 7%
8. "Judgment At Nuremburg" DVD 0 0%
9. The Wizardry Of Oz (revised book reissue) 0 0%


November 2004:

Which of these best represents Judy's concert career?

Answers Votes Percent
1. Carnegie Hall 1961 78 73%
2. The Palace 1951/52 14 13%
3. The Palace 1967 4 4%
4. The Palace 1956 3 3%
5. Coconut Grove 1958 3 3%
6. London Palladium 1951 2 2%
7. London Palladium 1964 2 2%
8. Boston Common 1967 1 1%
9. Garden State Arts Center 0 0%
10. The Talk Of The Town 0 0%


October 2004:

Which Capitol studio album to you feel is Judy's best?

Answers Votes Percent
1. The London Sessions 28 27%
2. Judy In Love 20 19%
3. That's Entertainment 19 19%
4. Alone 13 13%
5. Judy 12 12%
6. Miss Showbusiness 10 10%


September 2004:

What is your favorite Garland movie soundtrack CD

Answers Votes Percent
1. A Star Is Born (recently expanded version) 32 24%
2. The Wizard Of Oz (2 disc deluxe edition) 26 19%
3. Meet Me In St. Louis 15 11%
4. Summer Stock/In The Good Old Summertime 15 11%
5. Mickey/Judy Musicals (4 disc set) 14 10%
6. The Pirate 11 8%
7. I Could Go On Singing 9 7%
8. Easter Parade 6 4%
9. For Me And My Gal 5 4%
10. The Harvey Grils 2 1%


AAugust 2004:

What is your favorite part of The Judy Room?

Answers Votes Percent
1. I love all of it! 34 49%
2. Photo Galleries 19 27%
3. Decca-MGM-Capitol-MP3 Recordings Pages 8 11%
4. A Star Is Born Section 3 4%
5. Meet Me In St. Louis Section 2 3%
6. Judy Room Newsletter 2 3%
7. Timelines Section 1 1%
8. E-Cards 1 1%
9. Rhino Records Pages 0 0%
10. Media Pages 0 0%


July 2004:

The American Film Institute named six Garland songs in their list of the top 100 Movie Songs. Including "Over The Rainbow" at the Number One spot. Which of the following songs that didn't make the list do you think should have made the list?

Answers Votes Percent
1. "On The Atchison, Topeka & The Santa Fe" 44 23%
2. (Dear Mr. Gable) You Made Me Love You 36 19%
3. "Easter Parade" 31 16%
4. "For Me And My Gal" 24 13%
5. "The Boy Next Door" 18 10%
6. "A Couple Of Swells" 14 7%
7. "How About You?" 8 4%
8. "Who?" 7 4%
9. "After You've Gone" 4 2%
10. "I'm Nobody's Baby" 3 2%


June 2004:

Now that the new DVDs have come out, which do you consider to be the best?

Answers Votes Percent
1. Meet Me In St. Louis (two disc set) 51 60%
2. "Signature Collection" boxed set. 12 14%
3. For Me And My Gal 11 13%
4. In The Good Old Summertime 5 6%
5. Ziegfeld Girl 3 4%
6. Love Finds Andy Hardy 3 4%


May 2004:

What is your favorite scene in Meet Me In St. Louis?

Answers Votes Percent
1. "The Trolley Song" 49 29%
2. "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" 48 29%
3. "Under The Bamboo Tree" 18 11%
4. Esther beats up John. 17 10%
5. Esther and John turn out the lights. 10 6%
6. Tightening Esther's corset. 9 5%
6. The Halloween sequence. 7 4%
6. "The Boy Next Door" 6 4%
6. Warren Sheffield calls from New York. 2 1%
6. The Smiths attend the World's Fair 1 1%


April 2004:

What CD or DVD would you like to see released next?

Answers Votes Percent
1. DVD: Summer Stock 31 23%
2. DVD: Mickey/Judy Musicals boxed set 27 20%
3. DVD: Presenting Lily Mars 23 17%
4. CD: Judy & Liza at the London Palladium 16 12%
5. CD: Complete MGM Recording Sessions boxed set 15 11%
6. CD: Complete Captiol Recordings boxed set 11 8%
7. CD: "St. Louis" Soundtrack Special Edition 7 5%
8. DVD: Pigskin Parade 7 5%


March 2004:

What do you consider Judy's best album for Capitol Records?

Answers Votes Percent
1. Alone 16 23%
2. Judy In Love 12 17%
3. Miss Show Business 12 17%
4. The London Sessions 11 15%
5. That's Entertainment 10 14%
6. Judy 7 10%
7. The Letter 3 4%


February 2004:

Now that the PBS documentary has aired, which of the following to you feel to be the best documentary about Judy's life and career?

Answers Votes Percent
1. Judy Garland: By Myself (PBS) 40 48%
2. The A&E Biography 18 22%
3. The Concert Years (PBS) 9 11%
4. "That's Entertainment" Film Series 8 10%
5. E! True Hollywood Story 6 7%
6. Lifetime Intimate Portrait 2 2%


January 2004:

What is your favorite sequence in "A Star Is Born"?

Answers Votes Percent
1. The Man That Got Away 46 35%
2. Born In A Trunk (entire medley) 35 27%
3. Gotta Have Me Go With You 13 10%
4. Someone At Last 13 10%
5. Lose That Long Face 13 10%
6. Here's What I'm Here For 3 2%
7. It's A New World 7 5%
8. Trinidad Coconut Oil Shampoo 1 1%