A Star Is Born (1937) was a Drama Film directed by William A. Wellman and Jack Conway and produced by David O. Selznick.
Academy Awards 1937 --- Ceremony Number 10 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actor||Fredric March||Nominated|
|Best Actress||Janet Gaynor||Nominated|
|Best Director||William A. Wellman||Nominated|
|Best Picture||Selznick International Pictures||Nominated|
|Best Writing||William A. Wellman, Robert Carson||Won|
|Best Writing||Dorothy Parker, Alan Campbell, Robert Carson||Nominated|
|Special Award||To W. Howard Greene for the color photography of A Star Is Born. (This Award was recommended by a committee of leading cinematographers after viewing all the color pictures made during the year.)||Won|
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Casey Burke: His work is beginning to interfere with his drinking.
Esther Blodgett: Some day you won't laugh at me! I'm going out and have a real life! I'm gonna be somebody!
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The funeral scene was inspired by the funeral of Irving Thalberg, where fans swarmed around his widow Norma Shearer outside the church. A similar scene occurred at Jean Harlow's funeral two months after the film's release.
Plans were announced in 1938 for a sequel entitled Heartbreak Town, about a child actor but it was never made.
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