Tag Archives: Frederic March

Oscars Outdoors: A Star Is Born Revisited

Oscars Outdoors is a fantastic summer movie series put on by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.  (Full disclosure: The Academy does not pay me, but I show up anyway.)  Each Friday and Saturday night this summer the … Continue reading

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The First Star Is Born (1937)

The original “A Star Is Born” (1937 starring Janet Gaynor and Frederic March) is a Depression-era fable about the joys and sorrows of Hollywood.  Though the first of its name, the story is actually lifted from an earlier Depression-era fable … Continue reading

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