A STAR IS BORN

A film by William A. Wellman

Cast : Fredric March, Janet Gaynor

1937 / Etats-Unis / original title : A STAR IS BORN / 106’ / Color / status : completed / English / long feature-film / French catalog

Esther Blodgett is just another starry-eyed farm kid trying to break into the movies. Waitressing at a Hollywood party, she catches the eye of alcoholic star Norman Maine. She is given a screen test, and is caught up in the Hollywood glamour machine. Esther and her idol Norman get married, but his career abruptly dwindles.