Liza Minnelli’s 20 best films – ranked!

Her turn presenting best picture at the Oscars with Lady Gaga was a bit overshadowed, so ahead of the 50th anniversary of Cabaret, we give you the all-singing, all-dancing Minnelli Top 20Liza Minnelli’s first screen appearance was in this musical remake of The Shop Around the Corner, a vanishingly brief cameo as a three-year-old toddler.

It’s full of poignant family significance and also uneasily prophetic, given that the adult Minnelli was all too often booked for nothing more than a celeb walk-on.

The doe-eyed moppet appears in the film’s closing shot between Van Johnson and her real-life mother, Judy Garland; the pair, after their comedy-of-errors romance, are now assumed to be radiantly married parents.

Little Liza is in an adorable white outfit: a mini-me getup matching her mother.

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