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Filmmakers’ Gallery: Meet Me In St. Louis
December 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Join The Filmmakers’ Gallery on Thursday, December 13th from 5-9:30pm for a special evening with Academy Award winner and MGM legend, Margaret O’Brien! See a 75th Anniversary presentation of “MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS” on the big screen, and meet Margaret in-person.
She will be signing MGM studio photos from the film (Photos will be available for purchase. **NOTE: ONLY CASH will be accepted for payment of photos).
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13th, 2018
Cocktail Reception with Margaret O’Brien 5:00-7:00pm
Autograph Signing 6:00-7:00pm
Conversation with Margaret O’Brien, Moderated by noted film historian and author, Tony Maietta 7:00-7:30pm
Screening of “MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS” 7:30-9:30pm
General Admission: $15.00
General Admission + VIP Catered Cocktail Reception: $20.00
Event Catered by – 849!
“MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS” is a classic MGM romantic musical comedy that focuses on four sisters (one of whom is the nonpareil Judy Garland) on the cusp of the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair. The film spotlights the sisters’ education in the ways of the world, which includes, but isn’t limited to, learning about life and love, courtesy of the prototypical boy next door. In the end, love — accompanied by song, dance and period costumes, all in glorious Technicolor — conquers all. MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS received 4 Academy Award nominations, for Adapted Screenplay, Color Cinematography, Best Song (“The Trolley Song”) and Best Original Musical Score. Margaret O’Brien received a special Oscar for
Best Juvenile Performance of the Year; one of only ten such Oscars ever given by the Academy!
Release date: November 28, 1944 (USA)
VIEW MGM TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdEouRM7Xv8
Director: Vincente Minnelli
Story by: Sally Benson
Music composed by: Roger Edens, Conrad Salinger