Watch A Star Is Born (1937) starring Janet Gaynor, Fredric March, Adolphe Menjou, May Robson, Andy Devine, Lionel Stander directed by William A. Wellman Movie Review

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Despite being called a silly girl by her Aunt, Esther Blodgett (Janet Gaynor) dreamed of leaving the mid west and heading to Hollywood to become a star and with a little encouragement from Granny Lettie (May Robson - Bringing Up Baby) she heads for the bright lights. Naively she thinks it will be simple and soon discovers it's not as she strikes up a friendship with unemployed assistant director Danny McGuire (Andy Devine - How the West Was Won). But when she meets star Norman Maine (Fredric March - Hombre) her luck changes as not only is he smitten with her but he gets her a part in a movie and Esther Blodgett soon becomes the new star Vicki Lester. Having married Norman Vicki's career goes from strength to strength but in contrast Norman's career dies as he becomes a drunken has been living in his wife's shadow, something which they both struggle with. ... Read Review