About

A movie star helps a young singer/actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.

7.8
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Directed by

George Cukor

Written by

Robert Carson (Story)
Moss Hart (Screenplay)
William A. Wellman (Story)

Runtime

181 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The applause of the world... and then this!

Cast

Keywords

remake wife husband relationship musical los angeles alcoholism fame career fading star rising star academy awards

Photos

Lists

#405 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#43 on AFI's 100 years...100 passions AFI

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role James Mason

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role Judy Garland

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color George James Hopkins