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A Star Is Born

A Star Is Born(1937)

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Brief Synopsis

A fading matinee idol marries the young beginner he's shepherded to stardom.

Cast & Crew

Janet Gaynor Esther Victoria Blodgett, later known as Vicki Lester
Fredric March Norman Maine
Adolphe Menjou Oliver Niles
May Robson Lettie, Grandmother Blodgett
Andy Devine Danny McGuire
Lionel Stander Matt Libby
Owen Moore Casey Burke
Peggy Wood Miss Phillips, Central Casting Corp. clerk
Elizabeth Jenns Anita Regis
J. C. Nugent Esther's father
Guinn Williams Posture coach

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World preview in Hollywood: 20 Apr 1937
Release Date:  1937 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  United Artists Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording) Production Co:  Selznick International Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  111 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,995    
Duration(reels):  12    

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  • Intro to the film tonight was a bit inexact

    Elizabeth Willingham 2016-09-10

    The announced "irony" of Janet Gaynor's star being on the wane and Frederic March's in the ascendancy is not quite on point.... MORE>

  • musings about the only two worth musing about

    don letta 2016-08-13

    I always look forward to this film, primarily because of the early thirties Technicolor. Likewise Nothing Sacred. It's like watching a watercolor... MORE>

  • comparing the Libby's

    Bill Smith 2015-09-04

    Of course Mr. March & Miss Gaynor are superb, but I find the difference in the 2 'Libby's to be interesting.Lionel Stander in this version is... MORE>