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A Star Is Born (1954)

PG 181 min - Drama, Music, Romance - 29 September 1954
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Academy Award winner Judy Garland stars as a young nightclub singer who becomes a star but loses the man she loves--who will not allow himself to hinder her rise to fame once A Star is Born. The career of talented nightclub singer Esther Blodgett (Garland) is launched by movie star Norman Maine (James Mason), who also wins the young singer's heart. Esther becomes leading lady Vicki Lester and Mrs. Norman Maine, but as Maine's career flounders, he sinks into an abyss of alcoholism. Esther chooses to sacrifice her stardom to care for her husband, but he will not allow Esther to abandon her dreams for him.

Director:  George Cukor
Stars:  Judy Garland, James Mason, Jack Carson, Charles Bickford, Tommy Noonan, Lucy Marlow, Amanda Blake, Irving Bacon, Hazel Shermet, Lotus Robb

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Storyline

Academy Award winner Judy Garland stars as a young nightclub singer who becomes a star but loses the man she loves--who will not allow himself to hinder her rise to fame once A Star is Born. The career of talented nightclub singer Esther Blodgett (Garland) is launched by movie star Norman Maine (James Mason), who also wins the young singer's heart. Esther becomes leading lady Vicki Lester and Mrs. Norman Maine, but as Maine's career flounders, he sinks into an abyss of alcoholism. Esther chooses to sacrifice her stardom to care for her husband, but he will not allow Esther to abandon her dreams for him.



Tagline: The applause of the world -- and then this!

Genres: Drama, Music, Romance

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Language:  English
Release Date:  29 September 1954

Box Office

Budget:  $5,019,770

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Transcona Enterprises, Warner Bros.

Technical Specs

Runtime:  3 h 01 min

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