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The Resource A star is born, 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

A star is born, 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

Label
A star is born
Title
A star is born
Statement of 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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Director of photography
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Film distributor
Film editor
Film producer
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Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
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
Awards note
  • Academy Award for Best Original Song.
  • Winner of 5 Golden Globe Awards, including Best Picture, Actress and Actor (Musical/Comedy), Best Original Song.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
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videorecording
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Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Surtees ; production designer, Polly Platt ; film editor, Peter Zinner ; music by Roger Kellaway
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
Dialogue in English (Dolby surround 5.1) with optional French (Dolby mono.) soundtrack; optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.M86
LC item number
S737 2006
PerformerNote
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1932-2003
  • 1939-
  • 1945-2013
  • 1928-
  • 1896-1975
  • 1909-1983
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pierson, Frank R.
  • Dunne, John Gregory
  • Didion, Joan
  • Peters, Jon
  • Streisand, Barbra
  • Kristofferson, Kris
  • Busey, Gary
  • Clark, Oliver
  • Fields, Venetta
  • King, Clydie
  • Heflin, Marta
  • Kelly, M. G.
  • Kirkland, Sally
  • Linville, Joanne
  • Mazursky, Paul
  • Surtees, Robert
  • Platt, Polly
  • Zinner, Peter
  • Kellaway, Roger
  • Wellman, William A.
  • Carson, Robert
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • First Artists (Firm)
  • Barwood Films, Ltd
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
140
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • DVDs, Spanish
  • DVDs, French
  • Feature films
  • Women rock musicians
  • Rock musicians
  • Music trade
  • Rock concerts
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
A star is born, 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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Note
  • 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
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DVD
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
local
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (140 min.)
Isbn
9780790792330
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085393353629
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
33536
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)76175090
  • 867895
  • (OCoLC)ocm76175090
  • 867895
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (matted, enhanced) presentation, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono, dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A star is born, 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
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • 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
Carrier category
DVD
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
local
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (140 min.)
Isbn
9780790792330
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085393353629
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
33536
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)76175090
  • 867895
  • (OCoLC)ocm76175090
  • 867895
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (matted, enhanced) presentation, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono, dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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