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In The Good Old Summertime DVD

In The Good Old Summertime  DVD
Release Date: April 6, 2004


In The Good Old Summertime on DVDAlthough this film has several great musical performances by Judy, it's her comedic talents that really get to shine. A nice, light-hearted musical remake of the 1940 James Stewart and Margaret Sullivan comedy The Shop Around The Corner about two feuding store employees who are unknowingly having a pen-pal romance via letters with each other. The film would be re-made in 1998 with Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan as You've Got Mail (replacing the pen-pal plot device with AOL's chat system).

Judy and Van Johnson make a nice team and all of the performances are well done, including Buster Keaton in his final MGM film, and little 2 1/2 Liza Minnelli in her first film (she plays the child of Judy and Van's characters at the end of the film).


Chicago Shorts : Chicago the Beautiful (1948 MGM short) & Night Life in Chicago (1948 MGM short)

Theatrical trailers for this film, plus The Shop Around the Corner and You've Got Mail.



In The Good Old Summertime on DVDThis DVD is out of print, but the Warner Archive made it available on January 10, 2017. The Archive discs are "made to order" on DVD-R.



Also released October 12, 2004 as part of a special "two-fer" budget priced set with For Me And My Gal.

For Me and My Gal and In the Good Old Summertime DVDs

Check out The Judy Room's Filmography Pages on In The Good Old Summertime.

Check out The Judy Room's Discography pages on In The Good Old Summertime.

This DVD was included in the seven-disc boxed set "The Judy Garland Signature Collection."

See the detailed press release about this and the other Judy Garland DVDs released on April 6, 2004 (five new-to-DVD releases including the 2-disc special edition DVD premiere of Meet Me In St. Louis).

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