Sunday, February 22, 2009

A Star Is Born | Best Version ? '37, '54, or '76

Which version of A Star is Born was best? Share your opinion in the comments below.

A Star Is Born (1937 film), starring Janet Gaynor and Fredric March


A Star Is Born (1954 film), starring Judy Garland and James Mason


A Star Is Born (1976 film), starring Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson

Worth Retweeting

A Star is Born, Janet, Judy, & Barbara!

cinephile66cinephile66 @TCManiacs Nothing beats Judy singing The Man That Got Away. My vote is for '54.
Cliff Alipertimoviecollector A Star is Born (1937) & What Price Hollywood (1932): The 1930s should be in black and white. It's just plain.. http://tinyurl.com/bcr4qc
Kathie LoMonacoKathieMidlife @MrsKutcher, I'd love to see 'A Star Is Born' made again - I loved Streisand and Kristoffersen in the last one but it's been what? 30 years?
sdivorcedays @mrskutcher "a star is born" again!
Nanette Sterlingmammanan2 @mrskutcher "A Star Is Born"..the old 1976 Barbra Streisand/Kris Kristofferson..rock'n love story which was actually a remake itself
Demi Mooremrskutcher What film would you like to see a remake of?
Barkinmadfuzzywuzzyjr THE OPENING SEQUENCE TO "A STAR IS BORN" IS AMAZINGLY SIMILAR TO THAT OF "SINGING IN THE RAIN". I DON'T KNOW WHY I'M IN CAPS.
HeSaid SheSaidtheysaid Janet Gaynor was the very first actress to win an Oscar from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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