A Star Is Born

I love that A Star is Born has been done 3 times. I’ve seen the second version with Judy Garland a few times and just watched the original with Janet Gaynor. Maybe tomorrow I’ll have time to watch the Barbra Streisand version.

Here’s a few shots of Janet in the original. I must say, lighting in movies has come a very long way. I couldn’t find too many good pictures from the movie.

Janet Gaynor, A Star Is Born


A Star is Born has been re-done about every 20 years, so it’s over due for another remake. I would love to see Jennifer Hudson star in a new version, although there have been rumors that Bradley Cooper will direct a new version with Beyonce as “Mrs. Norman Maine”. That’s been rumored for a few years, so I won’t hold my breath. Beyonce would be a fantastic choice to play the lead. Now I’m trying to picture who could play opposite her…


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