A Star Is Born

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  • NR
  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 1937
  • Running time: 111 min
Esther Blodgett is just another starry-eyed farm kid trying to break into the movies. Waitressing at a Hollywood party, she catches the eye of alcoholic star Norman Maine, is given a test, and is caught up in the Hollywood glamor machine (ruthlessly satirized). read more
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Esther Blodgett is just another starry-eyed farm kid trying to break into the movies. Waitressing at a Hollywood party, she catches the eye of alcoholic star Norman Maine, is given a test, and is caught up in the Hollywood glamor machine (ruthlessly satirized). She and her idol Norman marry; but his career abruptly dwindles to nothing.

Original Release

04/27/1937

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Cast

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

Directors

William A. Wellman, Jack Conway

Writers

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

Cast

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

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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