A Star Is Born
Unrated (1954) 2 hours and 56 minutes with one 15-minute intermission Color
Part of librarian Doug Swiszcz's JUDY GARLAND: MISS SHOW BUSINESS film lecture series, with pre-film commentary.
One star rises as another falls in this story of alcoholic film actor Norman Maine (James Mason) and the young singer/actress (Garland) whom he mentors. Can their love shield them from the perils of show business? This George Cukor-directed classic features a great Harold Arlen-Johnny Mercer score, including "The Man That Got Away."
Free and open to all.
The other films in this series will screen on:
10/02 at 1:00 pm - Judy Garland: By Myself
10/09 at 1:00 pm - Strike Up The Band
10/16 at 1:00 pm - Meet Me In St. Louis
10/30 at 1:00 pm - I Could Go On Singing