A Star Is Born (Blu-ray)

Directed by William Wellman

Release Year: 1937
Running Time: 111
UPC: 7 38329 08852 1
Color Type: Technicolor
Country: U.S.
Language: English
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Cast
Franklin Pangborn
Lionel Stander
Andy Devine
Janet Gaynor
Fredric March
Adolphe Menjou
Mary Philips

Crew
Writer Dorothy Parker
Composed by Max Steiner
Produced by David O. Selznick
Directed by William Wellman

From maverick filmmaker William A. Wellman (The Public Enemy, Nothing Sacred) comes the original, timeless tale of Hollywood fantasy and heartbreak: A STAR IS BORN.

Esther Blodgett (Janet Gaynor) comes to Hollywood with dreams of stardom only to have them shattered by a ruthless, cold-hearted town without pity, where the chances of finding fame are one in a hundred thousand. 

Enter falling (and falling down drunk) movie star Norman Maine (Fredric March), whom Esther meets at a Hollywood party. Maine gets Esther a screen test and she's an instant success, and the publicity machine sets about recreating the small-town girl. But as Esther (reborn as Vicki Lester) rises to celebrity, Norman's stardom plummets, landing him in an alcoholic depression from which true love and Tinseltown fantasy may not be able to rescue him.

Academy Award winner for Best Original Screenplay and Nominated for 6 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Actor, Actress, Director, Best Writing, screenplay, and Assistant Director.


Blu-ray Extras Include:

Mastered in HD from an original nitrate 35mm Technicolor print, preserved by the George Eastman House Motion Picture Department

Original theatrical trailer

Wardrobe test

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  • ACADEMY AWARD WINNER

    • Best Original Story
    • Best Cinematography

    ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE

    • Best Picture
    • Best Director
    • Best Screenplay
    • Best Actor
    • Best Actress


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