A Star Is BornUnknown - 1954
This Academy Award-winning classic stars Janet Gaynor as farm girl Esther Blodgett, who leaves her small-town life with dreams of becoming a successful Hollywood movie star. She soon discovers that achieving stardom is more difficult than she had ever dreamed. Unable to find work as an actress, Esther takes a waitress job at a Hollywood party. While there, she is discovered by boozy leading man Norman Maine (Fredric March), who promises to make her a star. He convinces the head of a major movie studio (Adolphe Menjou) to give Esther a chance to prove herself on screen, and the film is a smashing success. Esther and Norman marry, but as her career skyrockets, his tragically fades away.
Publisher: [United States]: Osiris Entertainment , 1954
Branch Call Number: eVideo hoopla
Characteristics: video file,rda digital,rda 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 110 min.)) : sd., col
Alternative Title: Judy Garland, the signature collection