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A Star Is Born

1954

A STAR IS BORN (1954) marked Judy Garland’s first completed film since SUMMER STOCK (1950), and her first picture since her dismissal from M-G-M, the studio to which she had been under contract for many years. In the interim, she reportedly suffered much unhappiness, made several suicide attempts, divorced and remarried. The final film—which ran three hours—was significantly edited so that it could run more times per day in theaters to generate increased revenue, but Warner Bros.’ cuts were thought to weaken the story… Learn more at the AFI Catalog  

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