Debut of Meet Me in St. Louis

November 22, 1944 was the world debut of Meet Me in St. Louis. One of the biggest feature films to showcase St. Louis was released by Metro-Goldwym-Mayer. The movie featured Judy Garland and was set in St. Louis in the year before the 1904 World’s Fair. The film was nominated for four Oscars and won numerous major theatrical awards. 

Based upon content from the book Missouri 365: This Day in Missouri History by John W. Brown, broadcaster and Missouri historian. Get your copy at Reedy Press.

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