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A STAR IS BORN

Synopsis:

Sunday, January 15th @ 1:00pm


Brilliantly evoking Hollywood wealth and power, A STAR IS BORN (shown here in the restored, 170-minute version) starring Judy Garland is an amazing synthesis of on-screen drama, music and behind-the-scenes myth in this tale of a failing alcoholic star whose career declines as his wife's soars.

A STAR IS BORN

1954, Warner Bros., 170 min, USA, Dir: George Cukor

Alcoholic failing star Norman Maine (James Mason) discovers and marries rising matinee idol songbird Esther Blodgett (Judy Garland) in director George Cukor?s emotionally incandescent remake of William Wellman?s 1937 version. Fueled by Garland?s terrifying vulnerability, Cukor?s flawless direction, a superb script by Moss Hart and production design by Gene Allen (MY FAIR LADY) that brilliantly evokes Hollywood wealth and power, A STAR IS BORN is an amazing synthesis of on-screen drama, music and behind-the-scenes myth.




 

Genre:

Musical