Judy Canova Poster

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  • [on her long string of rural-themed films at Republic Pictures] Sure, they were fairy tales that had a little upbeat lesson. I started out as a plain Jane, an ugly duckling, and ended up as a beautiful girl decked out in fancy dresses. I was the heroine, the country bumpkin, honest and straightforward who won out in the end. Republic had the best background crews and production values for their kind of product . . . but I was a top money maker for [Republic chief Herbert J. Yates] and I fought him on contracts . . . My shows were popular.