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A Star Is Born

A Star Is Born(1954)

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Brief Synopsis

A falling star marries the newcomer he's helping reach the top.

Cast & Crew

George Cukor Director
Judy Garland Vicki Lester [also known as Esther Blodgett]
James Mason Norman Maine
Jack Carson Matt Libby
Charles Bickford Oliver Niles
Tom Noonan Danny McGuire
Lucy Marlow Lola Lavery
Amanda Blake Susan Ettinger
Irving Bacon Graves, manservant
Hazel Shermet Libby's secretary
Jerry DeCoe Autograph seeker
Wayne Taylor Autograph seeker
Melvin Pogue Autograph seeker

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Los Angeles opening: 29 Sep 1954; New York opening: 11 Oct 1954
Release Date:  1954 Production Date:  [CinemaScope]
EB; AFI Library; AFI; Paige (see below)
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System), Stereo Production Co:  Transcona Enterprises
Duration(mins):  182 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Brilliant Star Turn For Judy Garland

    Michael 2012-10-04

    Admittedly, I'm not as enchanted by this film as most viewers and reviewers seem to be. Too long and filled with too much fluff musical, the concept... MORE>

  • A Star is Born

    Dashiell Barnes 2012-06-10

    A great musical drama that revived Garland from a stand- still career. Garland earned a well deserved nomination, as did Mason who gives an equally... MORE>

  • Garland!!!

    RedRain 2012-06-10

    This is Judy Garland's film from the beginning to the end. She is superb and there is nobody that could have played her part back then. The one thing... MORE>