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The Star

6.8
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Original title
The Star
Year
Running time
89 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Katherine Albert, Dale Eunson
Music
Victor Young
Cinematography
Ernest Laszlo (B&W)
Cast
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Producer
20th Century Fox
Genre
Drama | Film In Film. Old Age
Synopsis / Plot
Margaret Elliot is a bankrupted washed-up Hollywood Oscar winning star living in the past and not accepting the reality. After another great deception trying to get her career back, she gets drunken and is jailed. She is bailed out by Jim Johannson, a young actor promoted by her that gave up the career to buy a repair shipyard. Jim loved her and tries with Margaret's daughter Gretchen to make Margaret see that her glorious days of Hollywood star are over, and she shall live in the real world like a common human being.
Awards
1952: Nominated for Oscar: Best Actress (Bette Davis)
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