Meet Me in St. Louis1944

Director: Roy Mack, Vincente Minnelli
Stars: Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien, The Vitaphone Kiddies, Mary Jane Gumm, Virginia Gumm
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Rating: Unrated
Runtime: 113 minutes

One of the finest American musicals, this 1944 film by Vincente Minnelli is an intentionally self-contained story set in 1903, in which a happy St. Louis family is shaken to their roots by the prospect of moving to New York, where the father has a b… more »

Rose:
If there ever was a time we definitely needed every ounce of allure, it's tonight. If we're going to wreck Lucille Ballard's evening, we've simply got to be a sensation.

Esther:
Rose, don't you think I could be a sensation without the corset?

Rose:
You're competing with an Eastern girl. I'll wager Lucille Ballard doesn't make a move without a corset.

Esther:
Well, I certainly don't relish wearing this thing. But pride has come to the rescue. For tonight, I'll do anything.

Rose:
It'll be worth it. If we can create a breathtaking effect, it'll be simple to monopolize all the worthwhile men.

Esther:
Exactly. There are only going to be about twenty boys worth looking at anyway. We can certainly handle twenty men. I should hope! Can you handle ten?

Rose:
Seven or eight.

Esther:
If you'll guarantee eight, I can handle the rest of them.

Rose:
What about John Truett?

Esther:
Oh, I'll devote myself to John. But in between times, I'm going to make my presence felt amongst the others.

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