Meet Me in St. Louis
Meet Me in St. Louis is a 1944 American Christmas musical film made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Divided into a series of seasonal vignettes, starting with Summer 1903, it relates the story of a year in the life of the Smith family in St. Louis leading up to the opening of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition (more commonly referred to as the World's Fair) in the spring of 1904. The film stars Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien, Mary Astor, Lucille Bremer, Tom Drake, Leon Ames, Marjorie Main, June Lockhart and Joan Carroll.
The backdrop for the film is St. Louis, Missouri, in the year preceding the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition World's Fair.
|author||Fred F. Finklehoffe Irving Brecher Sally Benson|
|award||National Board of Review: Top Ten Films|
|keywords||boy next door christmas eve construction site dance card even first kiss halloween have yourself a merry little christmas learning the truth living room louisiana purchase louisiana purchase exposition margaret o\'brien marriage proposal new york city pick up rescue santa claus scold smith snowman think wait world\'s fair worry|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Color Academy Award for Best Original Musical Score Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay|
|publisher||Loews Cineplex Entertainment|
|theme||jukebox musical musical|