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A star is born

by Wellman, William A., 1896-1975 (Author), Carson, Robert, 1909-1983 (Author)

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Rock star John Norman Howard has noticed that his career has begun to decline. Too many years of concerts, bad managers and life on the road have made him cynical. Then he meets the innocent, pure and very talented singer Esther Hoffman. John shows Esther the way to stardom while forsaking his own c... Full description

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Summary: Rock star John Norman Howard has noticed that his career has begun to decline. Too many years of concerts, bad managers and life on the road have made him cynical. Then he meets the innocent, pure and very talented singer Esther Hoffman. John shows Esther the way to stardom while forsaking his own career. As they fall in love, her success only makes his decline even more apparent.
Item Description: Originally released as a motion picture in 1976.
Based on a story by William Wellman and Robert Carson.
Special features: Commentary by Barbra Streisand; Wardrobe tests with commentary by Barbra Streisand; Additional scenes with optional commentary by Barbra Streisand; Theatrical trailers.
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (140 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Format: DVD, region 1, widescreen (matted, enhanced) presentation, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono, dual-layer.
Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Awards: Academy Award for Best Original Song.
Winner of 5 Golden Globe Awards, including Best Picture, Actress and Actor (Musical/Comedy), Best Original Song.
Production Credits: Director of photography, Robert Surtees ; production designer, Polly Platt ; film editor, Peter Zinner ; music by Roger Kellaway.
ISBN: 0790792338
9780790792330
Access: Classroom use may be subject to licensing restrictions.
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