Meet Me in St. Louis (2023)

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Americana tunefest set against the backdrop of the impending 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis, as a family learn their father's business is transferring him to New York City, and his four daughters argue that they don't want to move. Songs include "The Boy Next Door," "The Trolley Song" and "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas."

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(Video) Meet Me in St. Louis (1944) Official Trailer - Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien Movie HD

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  • 1944 - National Board of Review - Best Acting - winner
  • 1944 - Oscar - Best Achievement in Cinematography (Color) - nominated
  • 1944 - Oscar - Best Achievement in Music (Scoring of a Musical Picture) - nominated
  • 1944 - Oscar - Best Achievement in Music (Song) - nominated

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Judy Garland
Esther Smith
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Margaret O'Brien
Tootie Smith
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Lucille Bremer
Rose Smith

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(Video) Judy Garland and Margaret O'Brien - Under The Bamboo Tree (Meet Me In St. Louis, 1944)


How do you say Meet Me in St. Louis? ›

"Louis" in the song is pronounced "LOO-ee", akin to the French. The song is one of the few instances of pronouncing the city's name that way. It is normally pronounced "LOO-is".

Is the Meet Me in St. Louis house still standing? ›

The Benson house at 5135 Kensington Avenue in St. Louis no longer exists. After being sold, it fell into disrepair, eventually became uninhabitable, and was demolished in 1994. The house had also been used in the film Cheaper by the Dozen.

Where is the house in the movie Meet Me in St. Louis? ›

The home at 5135 Kensington was depicted as a grand Victorian, much as you would see here, at Lehmann House Bed and Breakfast in Lafayette Square. And yes, there actually was a “5135 Kensington Avenue”.

How old is Esther Smith in Meet Me in St. Louis? ›

Seventeen-year-old Esther Smith falls in love with boy-next-door John Truett and tries to get him to notice her. Meanwhile, twenty-year-old Rose is preoccupied with getting her long-distance beau to propose before she is deemed an old maid.

How do I meet new friends in St. Louis? ›

How To Meet People in St. Louis, Missouri
  1. A good place to begin searching for new friends is the meetup groups like. ...
  2. Join your local YMCA. ...
  3. Sign up with the St. ...
  4. Get involved with a nature group. ...
  5. Enjoy the company of writers. ...
  6. Mingle with other pet lovers. ...
  7. Be part of a rowing crew. ...
  8. Run for the rewards.
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Do any celebrities live in St. Louis? ›

Other celebrities

Grammy Award-winning hip hop recording artist Nelly, two-time Tony awards recipient Norbert Leo, and the world's greatest athlete Jackie Joyner-Kersee reside in St. Louis. Did you know that Tina Turner lived in St.

Was any of movie Meet Me in St. Louis filmed in St. Louis? ›

"Meet Me in St. Louis" was filmed in Los Angeles, but the plot describes some locations that still remain from the 1904 World's Fair.

How old was Judy Garland during Meet Me in St. Louis? ›

Garland, under contract at MGM, was initially opposed to starring in this sentimental family tale. The part required her to portray a teenager, and, at age 21, she longed to be rid of the juvenile roles in which she had traditionally been cast.

Was Meet Me in St. Louis filmed in black and white? ›

Upon its 1944 release, Time magazine called Meet me in St. Louis “one of the year's prettiest pictures”. Can you tell us how important this film was in the Technicolor history? This was the first film that Vincente Minnelli shot in Technicolor.

Was the family in Meet Me in St. Louis rich? ›

The story centers around the affluent Smith family of St. Louis: Father Alonzo (Leon Ames), Mother Anna (Mary Astor in an inspired bit of casting), daughters Esther (Garland), Rose Lucille Bremer), Agnes (Joan Carroll) and cutsie Tootie (Margaret O'Brien). Also there is Lon Jr. Henry H.

Does Esther marry John in Meet Me in St. Louis? ›

Their plan backfires when Lucille turns out to be nice and insists that Rose be with Warren, while she goes with Lon, Jr. Embarrassed, Esther gives Lucille her dance card, then braves the clods. To her delight, John eventually shows up and, under a wintery moon, kisses her and proposes.

Why was dinner to be an hour early in Meet Me in St. Louis? ›

Upon request from Esther, Katie asks Mrs. Smith if they could have dinner an hour earlier because her sister is having trouble with her husband.

How old was Margaret o brien when she made Meet Me in St. Louis? ›

In 1944, MGM released Meet Me in St. Louis, directed by Vincente Minnelli, starring Judy Garland and six-year-old Margaret O'Brien.

How did Tootie get hurt in Meet Me in St. Louis? ›

John Truitt drags Agnes and Tootie out of the way, so they don't get hurt or caught by police. As a result, Tootie splits her lip and loses a tooth. She is carried into the house sobbing and saying, “John Truitt tried to kill me!” prompting Esther to go next door and beat him up.


1. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas | Meet Me In St. Louis | Warner Archive
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2. The Trolley Song | Meet Me in St. Louis | Warner Archive
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3. Meet Me in St. Louis - Original Theatrical Trailer
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4. "Meet Me in St. Louis" (1959) TV
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5. Judy Garland - Meet Me in St. Louis
6. Meet Me in St. Louis Opening Scene - Judy Garland
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