Hollywood turns out for the premiere of — A Star Is Born (September, 1954)

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  1. March 1, 2014

    it’s hard when one knows the history and What Happened Next but gosh, doesn’t Judy (judy, judy) look overwhelmed and bamboozled.


    we particularly enjoyed the Satin Wraps of the 2 columnists. #divine

    • March 1, 2014

      According to Sid Luft: “When he met Judy on the rebound in 1950, she had just been let go by MGM and was, in her own words, “on the slippery slope to a fadeout”. Suffering from drug addiction and a chronic sense of insecurity, she was in danger of becoming a has-been at 28.”

  2. March 1, 2014

    I just love these photos!!

    • March 1, 2014

      I had the privilege once of talking at some length to Gene Allen, who designed A Star is Born, this is one of his favorite movies.

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