After our sojourn to the darker side of Christmas the last few days, we thought we should bring it back to the more family-friendly side of things. With that in mind, today's offering is a bona fide Christmas classic song from one of the loveliest, most romantic family musicals ever made.
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Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
Judy Garland absolutely shines as the seventeen year old Esther falling in love with the boy next door. As her family start to pack up for their move to New York, the action breaks for this beautiful and slightly mournful Christmas song:
What a voice, eh? Just before I wrap things up, I'd like to share this quote from Judy Garland with you all. It's an appropriate message for this time of year:
'Well, we have a whole new year ahead of us. And wouldn't it be wonderful if we could all be a little more gentle with each other, and a little more loving, have a little more empathy, and maybe - next year at this time - we'd like each other a little more'
Come back tomorrow with your thinking caps on- we'll have Part 2 of The Watchers' Christmas Quiz for you