Favorite things about… Meet Me in St. Louis

The favorite film: Meet Me in St. Louis, a 1944 musical romance directed by Vincente Minnelli The synopsis: “In the year before the 1904 St Louis World’s Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York.” – via IMDb The cast: Judy Garland as Esther Tom Drake as John Truett Margaret O’Brien … Continue reading Favorite things about… Meet Me in St. Louis

Happy birthday, Joots!

Today is a very special day: the 90th anniversary of Frances Ethel Gumm’s birth. Most people would probably, upon reading that sentence, think “Franches Ethel who?,” but we classic film fans know that she later became the legendary actress and singer Judy Garland. Frances (nicknamed “Baby”) was born on June 10, 1922, to a Minnesota family that managed the town’s little theater. The family was … Continue reading Happy birthday, Joots!

Lindsey’s Lists: Characters with enviable wardrobes (Part III)

Earlier installments in the series: Part I | Part II Allie Hamilton – The Notebook (2004) Designed by: Karyn Wagner The Notebook is often hailed as one of the most romantic films of the 21st century thus far. Romantic it certainly is, but whenever I watch the film I can’t help being distracted from the plot by Allie’s amazing wardrobe. Allie makes a journey from … Continue reading Lindsey’s Lists: Characters with enviable wardrobes (Part III)