“Meet Me in St. Louis” quotes(1944)
Plot – Saint Louis, 1903. Smith is a lawyer who has to tell his family he has accepted a new important job in New York. Now his wife, his son, his four daughters and his father have to move, leaving their beloved Missouri state. This news is very upsetting for them as they all have to give up to their habits. It's a hard moment for the Smith's and especially for Esther, the seventeen-year-old daughter who has just fallen in love with John, a new neighbor.
All actors – Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien, Mary Astor, Lucille Bremer, Leon Ames, Tom Drake, Marjorie Main, Harry Davenport, June Lockhart, Henry H. Daniels Jr., Joan Carroll, Hugh Marloweshow all
“Meet Me in St. Louis” Quotes 18 quotes
“The main thing is, Tootie, that we're all going to be together, just like we've always been. That's what really counts. We could be happy anywhere as long as we're together.”
“A lie's a lie. Dressing it in white doesn't help it.”
“- Agnes Smith: Rose, what did you get me for Christmas?
- Rose Smith: You'll find out tomorrow.
- Agnes Smith: I hope it's a hunting knife!”
“You're the most deceitful, horrible, sinful creature I ever saw, and I don't ever want to have anything to do with you again.”
“- Rose Smith: Why are we eating early?
- Esther Smith: You certainly don't want the whole family sitting there drinking in every word while a man proposes to you long-distance.”
“You've just ruined Rose's chance to get married, that's all. That was Warren Sheffield calling long-distance to propose.”
“Meeting him across the lawn for the first time would be so ordinary. I don't want to be just introduced to him. I want it to be something strange and romantic and something I'll always remember.”
“New York is a wonderful town. Everybody dreams about going there, but we're luckier than lots of families because we're really going. Wait till you see the nice new home we're going to have, and the loads and loads of new friends we're going to make.”
- "Tootie" Smith: He tried to kill me...
- Esther Smith: It was the streetcar. I think it hit her.
- "Tootie" Smith: No, it wasn't a streetcar. It was John Truett. He tried to kill me.
“My dear, when you get to be my age, you'll find there are more important things in life than boys!”
“Wasn't I lucky to be born in my favourite city!”
“Well, Papa, if losing a case depresses you so, why don't you quit practicing law and go into another line of business?”