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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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  • Repeats and Scheduling

    BillT 2019-03-12

    Echoing Mosparks, what's with all the scheduling of the same films so close together? Like the one tonight! And as long as I'm here, what's... MORE>

  • Best of them all

    Faithful fan 2019-02-23

    This version beats all the remakes by far. Janet Gaynor is more believable than Judy Garland as a fresh-faced country girl, and the wonderful story... MORE>

  • A Star Is Born (1937) on KL Studio Classics DVD

    Jeffrey Kenison 2018-09-19

    I strongly think this original version would be great on KL Studio Classics DVD. I like Fredric March, Janet Gaynor, Andy Devine, Adolphe Menjou, Lionel... MORE>