John Truett
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John Truett (Character)
from Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)

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Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
[John Truett & Esther shakes hands]
John Truett: You've got a mighty strong grip for a girl.

[after John tells Esther he couldn't pick up his tuxedo from the tailor because he was busy playing basketball]
John Truett: This is a fine going away present I'm giving you for Christmas. I'll bet you really hate me.
Esther Smith: Oh, no, John, I don't hate you! I just hate basketball!

John Truett: Wow, that's nice perfume.
Esther Smith: Do you like it? It's Essence of Violet. I only take it out on special occasions
John Truett: Exactly the kind my grandmother wears.

John Truett: Gosh, Miss Esther, I hope I'm not too presumptuous, but you don't need any beauty sleep.
Esther Smith: What a nice compliment.