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A star is born

Author: John Gregory DunneJoan DidionFrank R PiersonJon PetersBarbra StreisandAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2006] ©2006
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 career. As they fall in love, her success only makes his decline even more apparent.
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Genre/Form: Musical films
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Musical
Drama
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Gregory Dunne; Joan Didion; Frank R Pierson; Jon Peters; Barbra Streisand; Kris Kristofferson; Gary Busey; Oliver Clark; Venetta Fields; Clydie King; Marta Heflin; M G Kelly; Sally Kirkland; Joanne Linville; Paul Mazursky; Robert Surtees; Polly Platt; Peter Zinner; Roger Kellaway; William A Wellman; Robert Carson; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ),; First Artists (Firm),; Barwood Films, Ltd.,; Warner Home Video (Firm),
ISBN: 0790792338 9780790792330
OCLC Number: 76175090
Language Note: Dialogue in English (Dolby surround 5.1) with optional French (Dolby mono.) soundtrack; optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: 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.
Credits: Director of photography, Robert Surtees ; production designer, Polly Platt ; film editor, Peter Zinner ; music by Roger Kellaway.
Cast: Barbra Streisand, Kris Kristofferson, Gary Busey, Oliver Clark, Venetta Fields, Clydie King, Marta Heflin, M.G. Kelly, Sally Kirkland, Joanne Linville, Uncle Rudy, Paul Mazursky.
Awards: Academy Award for Best Original Song.
Winner of 5 Golden Globe Awards, including Best Picture, Actress and Actor (Musical/Comedy), Best Original Song.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (140 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (matted, enhanced) presentation, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono, dual-layer.
Other Titles: Star is born (Motion picture : 1976)
Responsibility: Warner Bros. Pictures ; First Artists presents ; a Barwood/Jon Peters production ; screenplay by John Gregory Dunne & Joan Didion and Frank Pierson ; produced by Jon Peters ; directed by Frank Pierson ; executive producer, Barbra Streisand.

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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 career. As they fall in love, her success only makes his decline even more apparent.

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