Raphael Geroni

Listen Darling • 1938 • Movie Title

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Listen Darling • 1938 • Movie Title lettering typography judygarland

“Are you looking for a husband? Let Judy and Freddie show you how to find one!” That’s the tagline for the next film in my series of Judy Garland films!

For my piece, I referenced the fun deco script that was made for the theatrical trailer and the window of the family’s mobile home trailer. Yes, this is a romance where Judy and her family travel in their mobile home and all they want to do is to find a new husband for their darling mother who has terrible taste in men.

Judy was 16 and rehearsing for “The Wizard of Oz” when she made this film and it marks the first time that Judy sang, “Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart,” on screen, which would become one of the signature songs of her career. She sang it on a radio program in 1935, on the greatest night in show business history in 1961 at Carnegie Hall, and on her television show in 1963.

See a larger version on my site (link in profile) and learn more about the film and it’s variety of lettering styles on my blog!: www.raphaelgeroni.com/blog

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