A Star Is Born

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  • NR
  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 1937
  • Running time: 111 min
This classic 1937 drama with March giving one of his best performances as a movie star in the waning days of his popularity. He meets a shy, young country girl (Janet Gaynor), falls in love, marries her and then helps her to become a big star...with... read more
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This classic 1937 drama with March giving one of his best performances as a movie star in the waning days of his popularity. He meets a shy, young country girl (Janet Gaynor), falls in love, marries her and then helps her to become a big star...with her fame eclipsing his and tragic consequences following.

Original Release

04/27/1937

US Release

04/27/1937

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Cast

Fredric March Norman Maine
Janet Gaynor Esther Victoria Blodgett - aka Vicki Lester / Esther Victoria 'Vicki Lester' Blodgett
Adolphe Menjou Oliver Niles
May Robson Grandmother Lettie Blodgett
Andy Devine Danny McGuire / Daniel 'Danny' McGuire
Lionel Stander Matt Libby
Owen Moore Casey Burke - Director / Director Casey Burke
Peggy Wood Miss Phillips - Central Casting Clerk / Central Casting Clerk Miss Phillips
Elizabeth Jenns Anita Regis
Edgar Kennedy Pop Randall - Landlord / Pop Randall the Landlord
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

William A. Wellman, Jack Conway, Victor Fleming

Writers

Alan Campbell, Dorothy Parker, William A. Wellman, Adela Rogers St. Johns, David O. Selznick, Ben Hecht, Ring Lardner Jr., John Lee Mahin, Budd Schulberg, Robert Carson

Cast

Fredric March Norman Maine
Janet Gaynor Esther Victoria Blodgett - aka Vicki Lester / Esther Victoria 'Vicki Lester' Blodgett
Adolphe Menjou Oliver Niles
May Robson Grandmother Lettie Blodgett
Andy Devine Danny McGuire / Daniel 'Danny' McGuire
Lionel Stander Matt Libby
Owen Moore Casey Burke - Director / Director Casey Burke
Peggy Wood Miss Phillips - Central Casting Clerk / Central Casting Clerk Miss Phillips
Elizabeth Jenns Anita Regis
Edgar Kennedy Pop Randall - Landlord / Pop Randall the Landlord
J.C. Nugent Mr. Blodgett
Jane Barnes Waitress #1
Pat Flaherty Cuddles
Francis Ford William Gregory
Joe Gray Garcia
Edward Hearn Sanitarium Attendant
I. Stanford Jolley Boxing Ringside Spectator
Carole Landis Girl in Beret at Santa Anita Bar
Chris-Pin Martin José Rodriguez
Edwin Maxwell Vocal Coach

Producers

Editors

James E. Newcom, Anson Stevenson

1938 Oscar Best Picture Nominated
1938 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
1938 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
1938 Oscar Best Director Nominated
1938 Oscar Best Writing, Original Story Won
1938 Oscar Best Writing, Screenplay Nominated
1938 Oscar Best Assistant Director Nominated
1938 Oscar Won
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