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A Star Is Born (1937)

Director, William A. Wellman. Cast: Janet Gaynor, Fredric March, Adolphe Menjou, May Robson, Andy Devine, Lionel Stander. A fading star meets an aspiring actress, falls in love with and marries her. Her career skyrockets, while his continues to fade with tragic results. 111 min. Online Access through LFLFC and Kanopy

Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

Reviews and articles: Larson, Allen. "Movies and New Constructions of the American Star." In: American cinema of the 1930s: themes and variations / edited by Ina Rae Hark. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2007. (Full text available online (UCB users only); Print: Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1993.5.U6 A85735 2007)