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  • A Star Is Born (1954)
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    154 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
A Star Is Born (1954)
Passed
154 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

In George Cukor's remake, fading matinee idol Norman Maine helps young singer and actress Esther Blodgett find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career on a downward spiral.
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Writers
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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Release date
Oct 16, 1954 (United States)

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218 cast members
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Judy Garland
Vicki Lester Vicki Lester   See fewer
James Mason
Norman Maine Norman Maine   See fewer
Jack Carson
Matt Libby Matt Libby   See fewer
Charles Bickford
Oliver Niles Oliver Niles   See fewer
Tommy Noonan
Danny McGuire (as Tom Noonan) Danny McGuire (as Tom Noonan)   See fewer
Lucy Marlow
Lola Lavery Lola Lavery   See fewer
Amanda Blake
Susan Ettinger Susan Ettinger   See fewer
Irving Bacon
Graves Graves   See fewer
Hazel Shermet
Libby's Secretary Libby's Secretary   See fewer
James Brown
Glenn Williams Glenn Williams   See fewer
John Alban
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Laurindo Almeida
Guitarist (uncredited) Guitarist (uncredited)   See fewer
Leon Alton
Usher (uncredited) Usher (uncredited)   See fewer
Rudolph Anders
Mr. Ettinger (uncredited) Mr. Ettinger (uncredited)   See fewer
David Armstrong
Soundman (uncredited) Soundman (uncredited)   See fewer
Phil Arnold
Agent #3 (uncredited) Agent #3 (uncredited)   See fewer
Nadine Ashdown
Esther - Age 6 (uncredited) Esther - Age 6 (uncredited)   See fewer
Gertrude Astor
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited) Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Jack Baker
Father (uncredited) Father (uncredited)   See fewer
Richard H. Bauman
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George Becwar
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Don Beddoe
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Rodney Bell
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Tom Blakiston
Young Man (uncredited) Young Man (uncredited)   See fewer
Oscar Blank
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Lennie Bluett
Dancer - 'Born in a Trunk' Number (uncredited) Dancer - 'Born in a Trunk' Number (uncredited)   See fewer
Lulu Mae Bohrman
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Norman Borine
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Willis Bouchey
McBride (uncredited) McBride (uncredited)   See fewer
Marshall Bradford
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Ruth Brady
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Paul Brinegar
Man at Funeral (uncredited) Man at Funeral (uncredited)   See fewer
Tex Brodus
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Sheila Bromley
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Paul Bryar
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Benny Burt
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Boyd Cabeen
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George Calliga
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Kathryn Card
Landlady (uncredited) Landlady (uncredited)   See fewer
John Carlyle
Assistant Director (uncredited) Assistant Director (uncredited)   See fewer
Ross Carmichael
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Beth Carter
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Sue Casey
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Spencer Chan
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Chick Chandler
Man in Car at Diner (uncredited) Man in Car at Diner (uncredited)   See fewer
Lauren Chapin
Little Girl at Boarding House (uncredited) Little Girl at Boarding House (uncredited)   See fewer
Beulah Christian
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Samuel Colt
Stage Manager / Sammy (uncredited) Stage Manager / Sammy (uncredited)   See fewer
Heinie Conklin
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Charles J. Conrad
Assistant Director (uncredited) Assistant Director (uncredited)   See fewer
Tom Cound
Price Waterhouse Man (uncredited) Price Waterhouse Man (uncredited)   See fewer
Oliver Cross
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Russell Custer
Courtroom Officer (uncredited) Courtroom Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Blythe Daley
Ms. Nora Fusselow (uncredited) Ms. Nora Fusselow (uncredited)   See fewer
Havis Davenport
Paramount Starlet (uncredited) Paramount Starlet (uncredited)   See fewer
Diana Deane
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Jerry DeCoe
Autograph Hound (uncredited) Autograph Hound (uncredited)   See fewer
Rudy Del Campo
Dancer - 'Born in a Trunk' Number (uncredited) Dancer - 'Born in a Trunk' Number (uncredited)   See fewer
Harry Denny
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited) Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Eddie Dew
Assistant Director at Train Station (uncredited) Assistant Director at Train Station (uncredited)   See fewer
Alan DeWitt
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Joe Dougherty
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Robert Dumas
Drummer (uncredited) Drummer (uncredited)   See fewer
Helen Eby-Rock
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Jack Ellis
Pinkerton Detective (uncredited) Pinkerton Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
Jean Engstrom
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Harry Evans
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Rex Evans
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Franklyn Farnum
Ray (uncredited) Ray (uncredited)   See fewer
Timothy Farrell
Bailiff (uncredited) Bailiff (uncredited)   See fewer
Frank Ferguson
Judge George J. Barnes (uncredited) Judge George J. Barnes (uncredited)   See fewer
Gordon Finn
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George Fisher
George (uncredited) George (uncredited)   See fewer
Elizabeth Flournoy
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Bess Flowers
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Almeda Fowler
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Raoul Freeman
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Nacho Galindo
José Rodriguez (uncredited) José Rodriguez (uncredited)   See fewer
Joanne Genthon
Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Kenneth Gibson
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Joe Gilbert
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Joseph Glick
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Jack Gordon
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Alex Goudovitch
Dancer - 'Lose That Long Face' Number (uncredited) Dancer - 'Lose That Long Face' Number (uncredited)   See fewer
Wilton Graff
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Marion Gray
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited) Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Joe Green
Agent #1 (uncredited) Agent #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael Hail
Rails (uncredited) Rails (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert Haines
2nd Assistant Director (uncredited) 2nd Assistant Director (uncredited)   See fewer
Charles Halton
Paymaster #1 (uncredited) Paymaster #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
Joseph Hamilton
Agent #2 (uncredited) Agent #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
Jack Harmon
Dancer - 'Gotta Have Me Go With You' Number (uncredited) Dancer - 'Gotta Have Me Go With You' Number (uncredited)   See fewer
Sam Harris
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Michael Hathaway
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Ray Heindorf
Ray Heidorf - at Movie Premiere Party (uncredited) Ray Heidorf - at Movie Premiere Party (uncredited)   See fewer
Percy Helton
William Gregory (uncredited) William Gregory (uncredited)   See fewer
Louis Jean Heydt
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Al Hill
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Stuart Holmes
Melancholy Baby Number Spectator (uncredited) Melancholy Baby Number Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Olin Howland
Charley (uncredited) Charley (uncredited)   See fewer
Bob Hoy
Soundman (uncredited) Soundman (uncredited)   See fewer
James Hyland
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Bob Jellison
Eddie (uncredited) Eddie (uncredited)   See fewer
Jay Johnson
Musician (uncredited) Musician (uncredited)   See fewer
Dick Johnstone
Spectator (uncredited) Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Arlene Karr
Malibu Party Guest (uncredited) Malibu Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Fred Kelsey
Audience Member (uncredited) Audience Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Jack Kenney
Nightclub Man #1 (uncredited) Nightclub Man #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
Tom Kingston
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
Cele Kirk
Reporter at Shrine Auditorium (uncredited) Reporter at Shrine Auditorium (uncredited)   See fewer
George Kitchel
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Allen Kramer
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
Frank Kreig
Man at Funeral (uncredited) Man at Funeral (uncredited)   See fewer
Henry Kulky
Cuddles (uncredited) Cuddles (uncredited)   See fewer
Nancy Kulp
Esther's Neighbor (uncredited) Esther's Neighbor (uncredited)   See fewer
Richard LaMarr
Benefit Attendee (uncredited) Benefit Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
Carl M. Leviness
Academy Awards Attendee (uncredited) Academy Awards Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul Levitt
Malibu Party Guest (uncredited) Malibu Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Gloria Lewin
Oleander Arms Landlady (uncredited) Oleander Arms Landlady (uncredited)   See fewer
Carey Loftin
Signboard Man #2 (uncredited) Signboard Man #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert Locke Lorraine
Academy Awards Attendee (uncredited) Academy Awards Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
Frank Marlowe
Shrine Auditorium Photographer (uncredited) Shrine Auditorium Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
Mae Marsh
Malibu Party Guest (uncredited) Malibu Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Strother Martin
Delivery Boy (uncredited) Delivery Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
Dorothy Martinson
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
Louis Mason
Doorman (uncredited) Doorman (uncredited)   See fewer
Nita Mathews
Dancer - 'Born in a Trunk' Number (uncredited) Dancer - 'Born in a Trunk' Number (uncredited)   See fewer
Ila McAvoy
Mother - 'Born in a Trunk' Number (uncredited) Mother - 'Born in a Trunk' Number (uncredited)   See fewer
Jack McCoy
Father - 'Born in a Trunk' Number (uncredited) Father - 'Born in a Trunk' Number (uncredited)   See fewer
Philo McCullough
Academy Awards Attendee (uncredited) Academy Awards Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
Don McKay
Dancer - 'Gotta Have Me Go With You' Number (uncredited) Dancer - 'Gotta Have Me Go With You' Number (uncredited)   See fewer
Heidi Meadows
Esther - Age 3 (uncredited) Esther - Age 3 (uncredited)   See fewer
Joseph Mell
Paymaster #2 (uncredited) Paymaster #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
Charles Merton
Shrine Auditorium Photographer (uncredited) Shrine Auditorium Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
Harold Miller
Benefit Attendee (uncredited) Benefit Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
Nolie Miller
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Patrick Miller
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Todd Miller
Dancer - 'Born in a Trunk' Number (uncredited) Dancer - 'Born in a Trunk' Number (uncredited)   See fewer
Wade Miller
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Mort Mills
Makeup Man (uncredited) Makeup Man (uncredited)   See fewer
John Monaghan
Male Secretary (uncredited) Male Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
Hal J. Moore
Racetrack PA Announcer (uncredited) Racetrack PA Announcer (uncredited)   See fewer
Monette Moore
Blues Singer (uncredited) Blues Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
Charles Morton
Shrine Auditorium Photographer (uncredited) Shrine Auditorium Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
Jack Mower
Benefit Attendee (uncredited) Benefit Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
George Nardelli
Academy Awards Attendee (uncredited) Academy Awards Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
Tom Nolan
Child Dancer - 'Born in a Trunk' Number (uncredited) Child Dancer - 'Born in a Trunk' Number (uncredited)   See fewer
Anton Northpole
Vagrant (uncredited) Vagrant (uncredited)   See fewer
Barry Norton
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Ron Nyman
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William H. O'Brien
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Monty O'Grady
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited) Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Pat O'Malley
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited) Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Leonard Penn
Train Station Scene Director (uncredited) Train Station Scene Director (uncredited)   See fewer
Barbara Pepper
Esther's Neighbor (uncredited) Esther's Neighbor (uncredited)   See fewer
Jack Pepper
Chef (uncredited) Chef (uncredited)   See fewer
Hilda Plowright
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Mel Pogue
Autograph Hound (uncredited) Autograph Hound (uncredited)   See fewer
Murray Pollack
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Ezelle Poule
Shrine Auditorium Photographer (uncredited) Shrine Auditorium Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
Frank Puglia
Bruno (uncredited) Bruno (uncredited)   See fewer
Grandon Rhodes
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Don Richards
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Leoda Richards
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Kay Riehl
Hairdresser (uncredited) Hairdresser (uncredited)   See fewer
Larry Rio
Soundman (uncredited) Soundman (uncredited)   See fewer
Lotus Robb
Ms. Markham (uncredited) Ms. Markham (uncredited)   See fewer
Walter Rode
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Pat Rosemond
Dancer - 'Lose That Long Face' Number (uncredited) Dancer - 'Lose That Long Face' Number (uncredited)   See fewer
Patricia Rosemond
Dancer - 'Lose That Long Face' Number (uncredited) Dancer - 'Lose That Long Face' Number (uncredited)   See fewer
Riza Royce
Secretary (uncredited) Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
Henry Russell
Studio Orchestra Leader (uncredited) Studio Orchestra Leader (uncredited)   See fewer
Loretta Russell
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited) Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Dick Ryan
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Movie Premiere Usher (uncredited) Movie Premiere Usher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert (uncredited) Bert (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wheeler (uncredited) Wheeler (uncredited)   See fewer
Joan Shawlee
Joan (uncredited) Joan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sherlock
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Dick Simmons
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Arthur Space
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Boom Operator (uncredited) Boom Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert Strong
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Artie Carver (uncredited) Artie Carver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Dub Taylor
Norman's Driver (uncredited) Norman's Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Soundman (uncredited) Soundman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Justice of the Peace (uncredited) Justice of the Peace (uncredited)   See fewer
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Photographer Pushed Down in Dressing Room (uncredited) Photographer Pushed Down in Dressing Room (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marian (uncredited) Marian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Esther's Neighbor (uncredited) Esther's Neighbor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harrison (uncredited) Harrison (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wallace (uncredited) Wallace (uncredited)   See fewer
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Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Wilcox
Frank (uncredited) Frank (uncredited)   See fewer
Jean Willes
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Tom Wilson
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Charles (uncredited) Charles (uncredited)   See fewer
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