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A Star Is Born (1937)

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111 min | Drama, Romance

A young woman comes to Hollywood with dreams of stardom, but achieves them only with the help of an alcoholic leading man whose best days are behind him.
Writers
Dorothy Parker (screen play) | Alan Campbell (screen play) | Robert Carson (screen play) (from a story by) | William A. Wellman (from a story by)
Composer
Cinematographer
W. Howard Greene (photography)
Production Designer
Lansing C. Holden (as Lansing Holden)
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$1,173,639
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Release date
Apr 27, 1937 (United States)

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Janet Gaynor
Esther Victoria Blodgett - aka Vicki Lester Esther Victoria Blodgett - aka Vicki Lester   See fewer
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Fredric March
Norman Maine Norman Maine   See fewer
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Adolphe Menjou
Oliver Niles Oliver Niles   See fewer
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May Robson
Grandmother Lettie Blodgett Grandmother Lettie Blodgett   See fewer
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Andy Devine
Danny McGuire Danny McGuire   See fewer
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Lionel Stander
Matt Libby Matt Libby   See fewer
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Owen Moore
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Peggy Wood
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Elizabeth Jenns
Anita Regis Anita Regis   See fewer
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Edgar Kennedy
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Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams
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7.6 / 10 | 7,733 votes