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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Matt Libby: Oh, they cut 'em into slices and fry 'em with eggs.
Esther Blodgett: Some day you won't laugh at me! I'm going out and have a real life! I'm gonna be somebody!
Norman Maine: I don't want to sound immodest, but I think I've stripped a gear.
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Sometimes erroneously stated as Lana Turner's film debut as an extra in the scene at Santa Anita, but Turner's daughter Cheryl Crane has confirmed that Turner did not appear in this film.
Plans were announced in 1938 for a sequel entitled Heartbreak Town, about a child actor but it was never made.
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