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A Star Is Born (1937)

111 min - Drama - 27 April 1937
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Esther Blodgett is just another starry-eyed farm kid trying to break into the movies. Waitressing at a Hollywood party, she catches the eye of alcoholic star Norman Maine, is given a test, and is caught up in the Hollywood glamor machine (ruthlessly satirized). She and her idol Norman marry; but his career abruptly dwindles to nothing

Director:  William A. Wellman
Stars:  Janet Gaynor, Fredric March, Adolphe Menjou, May Robson, Andy Devine, Lionel Stander, Owen Moore, Peggy Wood, Elizabeth Jenns, Edgar Kennedy, J.C. Nugent, Guinn Williams, Jane Barnes, Pat Flaherty, Francis Ford, Joe Gray, Edward Hearn, I. Stanford Jolley, Carole Landis, Chris-Pin Martin, Edwin Maxwell, Robert Emmet O'Connor, Dennis O'Keefe, Franklin Pangborn, Fred 'Snowflake' Toones, Marshall Neilan

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Storyline

Esther Blodgett is just another starry-eyed farm kid trying to break into the movies. Waitressing at a Hollywood party, she catches the eye of alcoholic star Norman Maine, is given a test, and is caught up in the Hollywood glamor machine (ruthlessly satirized). She and her idol Norman marry; but his career abruptly dwindles to nothing


Collections: 1930s, William A. Wellman

Tagline: Is the price of stardom a broken heart?

Genres: Drama

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Language:  English
Release Date:  27 April 1937

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Selznick International Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 51 min

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