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The Star

The Star(1952)

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A faded film star fights to hold on to her past glamour despite failing finances.

Cast & Crew

Stuart Heisler Director
Bette Davis Margaret Elliott
Sterling Hayden Jim Johannson
Natalie Wood Gretchen
Warner Anderson Harry Stone
Minor Watson Joe Morrison
June Travis Phyllis Stone
Paul Frees Richard Stanley
Robert Warrick R. J., Party guest
Barbara Lawrence Barbara Lawrence
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Los Angeles opening: 25 Dec 1952; New York opening: 28 Jan 1953
Release Date:  1952 Production Date:  A Bert E. Friedlob Production
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Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Thor Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  89-90 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  10    

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  • Amazing Performance, Do Not Miss!

    Muriel Schwenck 2016-11-12

    Davis is so good, the viewer cringes with embarrassment for poor Margaret's clinging to lost glory and riches.Margaret's drunk driving , ranting,... MORE>

  • The Scar

    Clichae 2016-11-04

    This movie was accurate in its revealing the potential fall that most women experience after age 45 when their facial features are no longer held in place... MORE>

  • The Star

    Ian Sanderson 2013-08-15

    I always thought The Star was inspired by Joan Crawford. MORE>