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A STAR IS BORN

Synopsis:

WEDNESDAY, JULY 16 - 8:00 PM


A STAR IS BORN
1954 176 MIN 35MM Rated PG
DIR George Cukor SCR Moss Hart (based on the1937 production written by Dorothy Parker & Alan Campbell & Robert Carson and the story by William A. Wellman) CAST Judy Garland, James Mason, Jack Carson, Charles Bickford, Tommy Noonan

Judy Garland's stellar comeback performance after a four-year absence is reason enough to see this remake of William Wellman's 1937 classic about a doomed Hollywood couple. James Mason is the actor on the wane who takes young Judy under his wing to cultivate her raw talent into Hollywood super stardom. As she rises, Mason becomes increasingly despondent, resulting in a dramatic conclusion. Garland and Mason both earned Oscar nominations for their performances and Harold Arlen and Ira Gershwin provided Garland with songs that would become standards in her concert repertoire, including The Man That Got Away.

 

Genre:

Classic Hollywood