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, is given a test, and is caught up in the Hollywood glamor machine (ruthlessly satirized). She and her idol Norman marry; but his career abruptly dwindles to nothing.

  1. William A. Wellman

    Director, Story

  2. Robert Carson

    Screenplay, Story

  3. Alan Campbell


  4. Dorothy Parker


  5. Ben Hecht


  6. David O. Selznick


Top Billed Cast

  1. Janet Gaynor

    Janet Gaynor

    Esther Blodgett aka Vicki Lester

  2. Fredric March

    Fredric March

    Norman Maine

  3. Adolphe Menjou

    Adolphe Menjou

    Oliver Niles

  4. May Robson

    May Robson

    Grandmother Lettie Blodgett

  5. Andy Devine

    Andy Devine

    Daniel 'Danny' McGuire

Full Cast & Crew

A Star Is Born
A Star Is Born



Status Released

Release Information

  • April 27, 1937


    No rating information.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 51m

Budget -

Revenue -



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