A star is born [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures ; screen play by Moss Hart ; director of photography, Sam Leavitt ; a Transcona Enterprises production ; produced by Sidney Luft ; directed by George Cukor.

[S.I. : s.n., 20--].
1 videodisc (176 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Wellman, William A., 1937- -- Film adaptations.
Carson, Robert, 1909-1983 -- Film adaptations.
Motion picture actors and actresses -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Jealousy -- Drama.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
System Details:
Drunken waning movie star Norman Maine meets showgirl Esther Blodgett when he literally stumbles into her act one night. A friendship develops which blossoms into romance but tensions increase as Esther's career takes off while Norman's plummets.
Judy Garland, James Mason, Jack Carson, Charles Bickford, Tom Noonan, Lucy Marlow, Amanda Blake, Irving Bacon, Hazel Shermet.
Art director, Malcolm Bert ; film editor, Folmar Blangsted ; sound by Charles B. Lang, David Forrest ; set decorator, George James Hopkins ; special effects by H.F. Koenekamp ; vocal arrangements by Jack Cathcart ; orchestrations by Skip Martin ; song "Born in a trunk" music and lyrics by Leonard Gershe ; art direction and costumes for "Born in a trunk" by Irene Sharaff ; production design by Gene Allen ; costumes designed by Jean Louis, Mary Ann Nyberg ; music by Harold Arlen ; lyrics by Ira Gershwin ; dances created and staged by Richard Barstow ; musical direction by Ray Heindorf.
Based on the Dorothy Parker, Alan Campbell, Robert Carson screen play from a story by William A. Wellman and Robert Carson.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1954.
Local notes:
Presented to the Penn Libraries by Harvey Sheldon.
Penn Provenance:
Sheldon, Harvey (donor)
Cukor, George, 1899-1983 , Director
Luft, Sid. , Producer
Hart, Moss, 1904-1961. , Screenwriter
Garland, Judy. , Actor
Mason, James, 1909-1984 , Actor
Carson, Jack, 1910-1963. , Actor
Bickford, Charles, 1891-1967. , Actor
Noonan, Tommy, 1921-1968. , Actor
Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983. , Lyricist
Leavitt, Samuel, 1904-1984 , Cinematographer
Parker, Dorothy, 1893-1967. , Author
Campbell, Alan, 1905-1963. , Author
Carson, Robert, 1909-1983. , Author
Wellman, William A., 1937- , Author
Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967). , Producer
Transcona Enterprises, Inc. , Producer
Harvey Sheldon Jewish American Music Video Research Library (University of Pennsylvania)
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