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A Star Is Born (1954)

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154 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

A film star helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career on a downward spiral.
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Moss Hart (screen play by) | Dorothy Parker (based on the 1937 screen play by) | Alan Campbell (based on the 1937 screen play by) | Robert Carson (based on the 1937 screen play by) (based on the 1937 story by) | William A. Wellman (based on the 1937 story by)
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$ 5,019,770
Gross (USA)
$ 4,335,968
Gross (World)
$ 4,348,890
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Release date
Oct 16, 1954 (United States)

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