Meet Me in St. Louis (Special Edition) (2-DVD)

Starring: Judy Garland Director: Vincente Minnelli
The "Trolley Song" Picture !
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DVD Features:

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 53 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1944
  • Label: Warner Home Video
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: Introduction by Liza Minnelli
    • Music-Only Audio Track
    • 2 Behind-the-Scenes Documentaries, The Making of an American Classic and Hollywood: The Dream Factory
    • Turner Classic Movies Special Becoming Attractions: Judy Garland
    • Audio Commentary by Judy Garland Biographer John Fricke with Margaret O'Brien, Composer Hugh Martin, Screenwriter Irving Brecher and Barbara Freed-Saltzman
    • Vintage Musical Shorts
    • Photo re-creation of deleted song Boys And Girls Like You And Me
    • TV Series Pilot Episode Radio Show
    • Vincente Minnelli Trailer Gallery
  • Dual Layer
  • Special Edition
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English
    • Dolby Digital 5.0 - English
    • Subtitles - English, French, Spanish

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Entertainment Reviews:

USA Today - 10/19/1994
"...Garland is stunning as the girl in love with the boy next door..."
Entertainment Weekly - 04/09/2004
"[Garland is] beautifully made-up and costumed, subtle for once, and often very funny."
Premiere - 05/01/2004
"The ultimate family musical, full of laughs and heartbreaks and scares..."
Uncut - 07/01/2004
"One of the great musicals; and as a movie about childhood, it's up there with THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER..."
Sight and Sound - 08/01/2004
"[A] Technicolor marvel....The film's warmth comes from its depictions of the minutiae of everyday family life..."
Total Film - 01/01/2012
5 stars out of 5 -- "A poignant Judy Garland blazes like a bauble singing 'Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas' in MGM's first musical to interweave songs and plot."

Product Description:

MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS is a captivating musical about a St. Louis family at the time of the 1903 World's Fair. Tunes include "Trolley Song," "Boy Next Door," "Have Yourself a Merry Christmas," and others. Academy Award Nominations: 4, including Best Screenplay, Best Song ("The Trolley Song").

Plot Synopsis:

Vincente Minnelli's classic romantic musical about a St. Louis family at the turn of the century. As the two oldest girls fret about boys and love, a darker, more serious cloud appears on the horizon: their father has been offered a job in New York City -- just as the World's Fair is coming to town and making St. Louis the "center of the world". Will they have to leave the home and town they love -- and their new boyfriends'

Plot Keywords:

Essential Cinema | Romance | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS was added to the Library of Congress National Film Registry in 1994.
  • The inspiration for MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS, Sally Smith Benson's childhood home, was demolished in December 1994, after falling into decay. Five hundred bricks were saved from the site.
  • Color by Technicolor.

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  • UPC: 883929221776
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