hated rehearsing for her scenes, and Vincente Minnelli
liked to have a lot of rehearsals. She took to sneaking off the set early in order to avoid them. "She'd get in her car and zoom off before I had a chance to call a run-through;" said Minnelli. "I'd phone to the studio gate to intercept her." See more
After Tootie finishes singing "I was drunk last night, dear mother" you can see and hear Esther (Judy Garland) begin saying a line: "Tootie, you're a very bad--". The shot immediately changes to a closeup, and she repeats the line, this time more audibly and in its entirety: "Tootie, you're a very bad girl!" See more
Nobody's going to have them, not if we can't take them to New York! I'd rather kill them if we can't take them with us!
Oh, Tootie, don't cry. Don't cry, it's all right. You can build other snow people in New York.
No, you can't! You can't do any of the things that I can do in St. Louis!
No, no, Tootie, you're wrong. 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 ...
Meet Me in St. Louis, Louis
Written by Kerry Mills
and Andrew B. Sterling
Performed by Judy Garland
and Lucille Bremer See more