Sweeping melodrama about a Esther Blodgett (Judy Garland), a young small-town singer with talent coming out her ears, who is discovered by a famous major studio star, Norman Maine (James Mason), who becomes enamored of her and helps her rise to the top. She does, they get married, but his career begins to hit the skids as her’s continues to rise. She then must carry him through his battle with alcoholism and abusive behavior.
Directed by George Cukor | Drama/Musical | 154 min. | Not Rated