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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The character of Norman Maine was based on several real actors, including John Barrymore, John Gilbert, and John Bowers, who drowned off Malibu during the film's production.
The movie's line "Hello, everybody. This is Mrs. Norman Maine." was voted as the #52 of "The 100 Greatest Movie Lines" by Premiere in 2007.
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