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A Star is Born

Family Classics

by William A. Wellman

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Esther Blodgett is a naïve rural ingénue trying to break into the movies. While serving guests at a Hollywood party, she is discovered by alcoholic star Norman Maine who gives her a screen test, and ensnares her in the Hollywood star making machine. She foolishly weds her idol, Norman, but his star soon fades into darkness. The film captures the ruthless cynicism of the Hollywood apparatus.


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Esther Blodgett is a naïve rural ingénue trying to break into the movies. While serving guests at a Hollywood party, she is discovered by alcoholic star Norman Maine who gives her a screen test, and ensnares her in the Hollywood star making machine. She foolishly weds her idol, Norman, but his star soon fades into darkness. The film captures the ruthless cynicism of the Hollywood apparatus.


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