A Star Is Born

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Starring Janet Gaynor, Fredric March, Adolphe Menjou, Andy Devine, May Robson, Lionel Stander, Owen Moore and Peggy Wood. Screenplay by Dorothy Parker, Alan Campbell and Robert Carson. Story by William A. Wellman. Cinematography by W. Howard Greene. Music by Max Stiener. Produced by David O. Selznick. Directed by WIlliam A. Wellman. 

The original Hollywood romantic tragedy starring Fredric March (DR. JEKYL AND MR. HYDE) as a fading movie actor who falls in love with Janet Gaynor, a young actress who's star is on the rise. Legendary producer David O. Selznick (GONE WITH THE WIND) and director William A. Wellman (PUBLIC ENEMY) teamed up to present this poignant study of behind-the-scenes Hollywood. Academy Award winner for best original story and a recipient of a special Oscar for color photography.     

A David O. Selznick Production - Released by Film Classics, Inc.  
Originally released April 27, 1937 - 111 min. - color - mono