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Meet Me in St. Louis (28-Nov-1944)

Director: Vincente Minnelli

Writers: Irving Brecher; Fred F. Finklehoffe

From novel by: Sally Benson

Producer: Arthur Freed

Keywords: Musical

Alonzo and Anna Smith, their son, and four daughters are happily ensconced in St. Louis and awaiting the 1904 World's Fair which promises to be spectacularly extravagant. But after Alonzo receives a business opportunity in New York City it looks like they will have to relocate, even as daughters Rose and Esther develop youthful love interests. Received Oscar nominations for Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay, Best Score, and Best Original Song, "The Trolley Song." Entered 1994 into the National Film Registry.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Leon Ames
20-Jan-1902 12-Oct-1993 Character actor, a SAG founder
Mary Astor
3-May-1906 25-Sep-1987 The Maltese Falcon
Lucille Bremer
21-Feb-1917 16-Apr-1996 Yolanda and the Thief
Harry Davenport
19-Jan-1866 9-Aug-1949 Gone with the Wind
Tom Drake
5-Aug-1918 11-Aug-1982 Meet Me In St. Louis
Judy Garland
10-Jun-1922 22-Jun-1969 Dorothy in Wizard of Oz
June Lockhart
25-Jun-1925   Mom on Lassie, Lost in Space
Marjorie Main
24-Feb-1890 10-Apr-1975 Ma and Pa Kettle
Hugh Marlowe
30-Jan-1911 2-May-1982 Jim Matthews on Another World
Margaret O'Brien
15-Jan-1937   Meet Me in St. Louis
Chill Wills
18-Jul-1903 15-Dec-1978 The Alamo


Judy Garland   ...   Esther Smith
Margaret O'Brien   ...   Tootie Smith
Mary Astor   ...   Mrs. Anna Smith
Lucille Bremer   ...   Rose Smith
Leon Ames   ...   Mr. Alonzo Smith
Tom Drake   ...   John Truett
Marjorie Main   ...   Katie (Maid)
Harry Davenport   ...   Grandpa
June Lockhart   ...   Lucille Ballard
Henry H. Daniels, Jr.   ...   Lon Smith, Jr.
Joan Carroll   ...   Agnes Smith
Hugh Marlowe   ...   Col. Darly
Robert Sully   ...   Warren Sheffield
Chill Wills   ...   Mr. Neely


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