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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
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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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  • Another Barely Watchable 'Star is Born' Movie?

    Jim Smith 2017-07-10

    Guess I should stay with shot'em up bang, bangs. This version is unwatchable. The mid 30s version is barely watchable. MORE>

  • A Star Is Born

    Michael Whitty 2017-05-11

    A great showbiz storyline of one star going up and one star going down "A Star Is Born" of 1954 with Judy Garland and James Mason is the best and... MORE>

  • a star is born

    daniel white 2016-06-07

    Judy's comeback! A lush, beautifully shot movie that was suppose to herald the return of Judy Garland to the big screen (that it didn't revive... MORE>