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"A Star Is Born" quotes

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A film star helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career on a downward spiral.

Director: George Cukor
Writer: Moss Hart, Dorothy Parker, Alan Campbell
Production: N/A
Year: 1954
MetaScore: 89/100
ImdbRating: 7.6
BoxOffice: $4,335,968
Released: 16 Oct 1954
Awards: Nominated for 6 Oscars. 7 wins & 11 nominations total

9 Clips & Quotes

Cast

Vicki Lester - Judy Garland
Norman Maine - James Mason
Matt Libby - Jack Carson
Oliver Niles - Charles Bickford
Danny McGuire - Tommy Noonan
Lola Lavery - Lucy Marlow
Susan Ettinger - Amanda Blake
Graves - Irving Bacon
Libby's Secretary - Hazel Shermet
Glenn Williams - James Brown
Academy Awards Attendee - John Alban
Guitarist - Laurindo Almeida
Usher - Leon Alton
Mr. Ettinger - Rudolph Anders
Soundman - David Armstrong
Agent #3 - Phil Arnold
Esther - Age 6 - Nadine Ashdown
Racetrack Spectator - Gertrude Astor
Father - Jack Baker
Malibu Party Guest - Richard H. Bauman
Assistant Director - George Becwar
Studio Executive at Premiere - Don Beddoe
Malibu Party Guest - Rodney Bell
Young Man - Tom Blakiston
Vagrant #2 - Oscar Blank
Dancer - 'Born in a Trunk' Number - Lennie Bluett
Academy Awards Attendee - Lulu Mae Bohrman
Dancer - 'Born in a Trunk' Number - Norman Borine
McBride - Willis Bouchey
Academy Awards Attendee - Marshall Bradford
Malibu Party Guest - Ruth Brady
Man at Funeral - Paul Brinegar
Dancer - Tex Brodus
Shrine Auditorium Reporter - Sheila Bromley
Bartender at Racetrack - Paul Bryar
Courtroom Reporter - Benny Burt
Racetrack Spectator - Boyd Cabeen
(Academy Awards Attendee) - George Calliga
Landlady - Kathryn Card
Assistant Director - John Carlyle
Photographer - Ross Carmichael
Actor at Payroll Window - Spencer Chan
Man in Car at Diner - Chick Chandler
Little Girl at Boarding House - Lauren Chapin
Academy Awards Attendee - Beulah Christian
Stage Manager - Samuel Colt
Benefit Comedy Team Member - Heinie Conklin
Assistant Director - Charles J. Conrad
Price Waterhouse Man - Tom Cound
Academy Awards Attendee - Oliver Cross
Courtroom Officer - Russell Custer
Ms. Nora Fusselow - Blythe Daley
Paramount Starlet - Havis Davenport
Autograph Hound - Jerry DeCoe
Dancer - 'Born in a Trunk' Number - Rudy Del Campo
Racetrack Spectator - Harry Denny
Assistant Director at Train Station - Eddie Dew
Makeup Artist #1 - Alan DeWitt
Makeup Man #3 - Joe Dougherty
Drummer - Robert Dumas
Shrine Auditorium Reporter - Helen Eby-Rock
Pinkerton Detective - Jack Ellis
Malibu Party Guest - Jean Engstrom
Academy Awards Attendee - Harry Evans
Academy Awards Emcee - Rex Evans
Bailiff - Timothy Farrell
Judge George J. Barnes - Frank Ferguson
Shrine Auditorium Photographer - Gordon Finn
George - George Fisher
Shrine Auditorium Reporter - Elizabeth Flournoy
Academy Awards Attendee - Bess Flowers
Malibu Party Guest - Almeda Fowler
Academy Awards Attendee - Raoul Freeman
José Rodriguez - Nacho Galindo
Racetrack Spectator - Kenneth Gibson
Audience Member - Joe Gilbert
Vagrant - Joseph Glick
Stagehand - Jack Gordon
Shrine Auditorium Emcee - Wilton Graff
Racetrack Spectator - Marion Gray
Agent #1 - Joe Green
Rails - Michael Hail
2nd Assistant Director - Robert Haines
Paymaster #1 - Charles Halton
Agent #2 - Joseph Hamilton
Dancer - 'Gotta Have Me Go With You' Number - Jack Harmon
Benefit Attendee - Sam Harris
Ray Heidorf - at Movie Premiere Party - Ray Heindorf
William Gregory - Percy Helton
Ocean Scene Director - Louis Jean Heydt
Shrine Auditorium Photographer - Al Hill
Melancholy Baby Number Spectator - Stuart Holmes
Charley - Olin Howland
Soundman - Bob Hoy
Assistant Announcer - James Hyland
Eddie - Bob Jellison
Musician - Jay Johnson
Spectator - Dick Johnstone
Malibu Party Guest - Arlene Karr
Audience Member - Fred Kelsey
Nightclub Man #1 - Jack Kenney
Reporter - Tom Kingston
Reporter at Shrine Auditorium - Cele Kirk
Reporter - George Kitchel
Man at Funeral - Frank Kreig
Cuddles - Henry Kulky
Esther's Neighbor - Nancy Kulp
Benefit Attendee - Richard LaMarr
Academy Awards Attendee - Carl M. Leviness
Malibu Party Guest - Paul Levitt
Oleander Arms Landlady - Gloria Lewin
Signboard Man #2 - Carey Loftin
Academy Awards Attendee - Robert Locke Lorraine
Shrine Auditorium Photographer - Frank Marlowe
Malibu Party Guest - Mae Marsh
Delivery Boy - Strother Martin
Doorman - Louis Mason
Dancer - 'Born in a Trunk' Number - Nita Mathews
Mother - 'Born in a Trunk' Number - Ila McAvoy
Father - 'Born in a Trunk' Number - Jack McCoy
Academy Awards Attendee - Philo McCullough
Dancer - 'Gotta Have Me Go With You' Number - Don McKay
Esther - Age 3 - Heidi Meadows
Paymaster #2 - Joseph Mell
Shrine Auditorium Photographer - Charles Merton
Benefit Attendee - Harold Miller
Dancer - Nolie Miller
Shrine Auditorium Photographer - Patrick Miller
Dancer - 'Born in a Trunk' Number - Todd Miller
Dancer - Wade Miller
Makeup Man - Mort Mills
Male Secretary - John Monaghan
Racetrack PA Announcer - Hal J. Moore
Blues Singer - Monette Moore
Shrine Auditorium Photographer - Charles Morton
Benefit Attendee - Jack Mower
Academy Awards Attendee - George Nardelli
Child Dancer - 'Born in a Trunk' Number - Tom Nolan
Vagrant - Anton Northpole
Benefit Attendee - Barry Norton
Stage Manager - Ron Nyman
Academy Awards Attendee - William H. O'Brien
Racetrack Spectator - Monty O'Grady
Racetrack Spectator - Pat O'Malley
Train Station Scene Director - Leonard Penn
Esther's Neighbor - Barbara Pepper
Shrine Auditorium Photographer - Hilda Plowright
Autograph Hound - Mel Pogue
Benefit Attendee - Murray Pollack
Shrine Auditorium Photographer - Ezelle Poule
Bruno - Frank Puglia
Producer at Premiere - Grandon Rhodes
Shrine Auditorium Reporter - Don Richards
Party Guest - Leoda Richards
Hairdresser - Kay Riehl
Soundman - Larry Rio
Ms. Markham - Lotus Robb
Courtroom Policeman - Walter Rode
Dancer - 'Lose That Long Face' Number - Pat Rosemond
Dancer - 'Lose That Long Face' Number - Patricia Rosemond
Secretary - Riza Royce
Studio Orchestra Leader - Henry Russell
Racetrack Spectator - Loretta Russell
Nightclub Man #2 - Dick Ryan
Dancer - 'Born in a Trunk' Number - Bobby Sailes
Movie Premiere Usher - John Saxon
Racetrack Spectator - Bernard Sell
Wheeler - Harry Seymour
TV Director - Don Shelton
Man Trying to Subdue Norman at Banquet - Charles Sherlock
Producer - Dick Simmons
Academy Awards Attendee - Reginald Simpson
Pasedena Girl - Elmera Smith
Night Court Clerk - Arthur Space
Academy Awards Attendee - Bert Spencer
Dancer - Buddy Spencer
Shrine Auditorium Reporter - Eileen Stevens
Boom Operator - Robert Stevenson
Courtroom Reporter - Robert Strong
Artie Carver - Grady Sutton
Dancer - Kay Tapscott
Norman's Driver - Dub Taylor
Autograph Hound - Wayne Taylor
Vagrant #1 - Al Thompson
Soundman - Ted Thorpe
Signboard Man #1 - Louis Tomei
Justice of the Peace - Emerson Treacy
Photographer Pushed Down in Dressing Room - Dale Van Sickel
Courtroom Reporter - Ralph Volkie
Esther's Neighbor - Geraldine Wall
Shrine Auditorium Reporter - Ruth Warren
Harrison - Charles Watts
Man at Funeral - Harte Wayne
Wallace - Richard Webb
Reporter - Duff Whitney
Malibu Party Guest - Shirley Whitney
Shrine Auditorium Reporter - Josephine Whittell
Frank - Frank Wilcox
Fan at benefit show - Jean Willes
Stagehand Carrying Poles - Tom Wilson
Charles - Eric Wilton
Shrine Auditorium Reporter - Jean Woodley
Nigel Peters - Stephen Wyman
Boardinghouse Woman - Mary Young