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A star is born


A movie star declining in popularity marries a shy young actress whose fame eventually grows to eclipse his. Tragic consequences follow.

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ISBN: 9781419880797

Edition: Deluxe edition.


  • 3 videodiscs (176 minutes) : sound, colour with black and white segments ; 4 3/4 inches
  • digital optical surround Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital stereo, Dolby Digital mono
  • video file DVD video region 1

Target Audience Note:

  • Canadian Home Video Rating: Not Rated.
  • MPAA rating: PG.


  • Title from container.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1954.
  • Special features: A dazzling assemblage of rarities, many previously unreleased ; deleted scenes and alternate filmings of four musical numbers and one dramatic sequence over an hour of rare recording session music and a vintage radio show. Plus, Hollywood premiere telecast and Newsreel, 1954 Studio Exhibitor Reel and expanded post-premiere Coconut Grove party footage, trailers of all three A star is born versions and more.
  • Director of photography, Sam Leavitt ; production designer, Gene Allen ; editor, Craig Holt ; music, Harold Arlen ; lyrics, Ira Gershwin ; dances created and staged by Richard Barstow.
  • Judy Garland, James Mason, Jack Carson, Charles Bickford, Tom Noonan.
  • DVD ; dual-layer format ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital stereo, Dolby Digital mono.
  • For private home use only.
  • Audio tracks and subtitles in English, French, and Spanish.
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
  • AFI's 100 Years ... 100 Songs Award ("Evergreen")
  • AFI's 100 Years ... 100 Songs Award ("The Man that Got Away")


  • Disc 1. A star is born (DVD).
  • Disc 2. A star is born (DVD).
  • Disc 3. Bonus disc (DVD).

Publisher or Distributor Number: 3000024849

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