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The Resource A star is born (1976), Warner Bros. presents ; in a Barwood/Jon Peters production ; screenplay by John Gregory Dunne & Joan Didion and Frank Pierson ; produced by Jon Peters ; directed by Frank Pierson, (videorecording DVD)

A star is born (1976), Warner Bros. presents ; in a Barwood/Jon Peters production ; screenplay by John Gregory Dunne & Joan Didion and Frank Pierson ; produced by Jon Peters ; directed by Frank Pierson, (videorecording DVD)

Label
A star is born (1976)
Title
A star is born (1976)
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. presents ; in a Barwood/Jon Peters production ; screenplay by John Gregory Dunne & Joan Didion and Frank Pierson ; produced by Jon Peters ; directed by Frank Pierson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
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
Characteristic
videorecording
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
PerformerNote
Barbra Streisand, Kris Kristofferson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1896-1975
  • 1909-1983
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pierson, Frank R
  • Streisand, Barbra
  • Kristofferson, Kris
  • Wellman, William A.
  • Carson, Robert
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
140
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women rock musicians
  • Rock musicians
  • Music trade
  • Rock concerts
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
A star is born (1976), Warner Bros. presents ; in a Barwood/Jon Peters production ; screenplay by John Gregory Dunne & Joan Didion and Frank Pierson ; produced by Jon Peters ; directed by Frank Pierson, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on a story by William Wellman and Robert Carson
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1976
  • Special features: Commentary by Barbra Streisand; additional scenes; wardrobe tests, trailer gallery
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (140 min.)
Isbn
9780790792330
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085393353629
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
33536
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm76175090
  • (OCoLC)76175090
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 (1976), Warner Bros. presents ; in a Barwood/Jon Peters production ; screenplay by John Gregory Dunne & Joan Didion and Frank Pierson ; produced by Jon Peters ; directed by Frank Pierson, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on a story by William Wellman and Robert Carson
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1976
  • Special features: Commentary by Barbra Streisand; additional scenes; wardrobe tests, trailer gallery
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (140 min.)
Isbn
9780790792330
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085393353629
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
33536
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm76175090
  • (OCoLC)76175090
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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