The Star

An ambitious movie star struggles with her sagging career.
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DVD-R Details

  • ORIGINAL ASPECT RATIO - 1.37:1
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 30 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Released: February 14, 2017
  • Originally Released: 1952
  • Label: Warner Archive Collection (MOD)

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Entertainment Reviews:

Rotten17%

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Total Count: 6

Upright60%

AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 1,281
Rating: C -- Bette Davis received her ninth Oscar nomiation for this formulatic melodrama about a fading, alcoholic movie star, saved by the help of a young actor (Sterling Hayden). Full Review
EmanuelLevy.Com
Aug 9, 2010
Rating: 2.5/5 -- The Star is good for that one Saturday night or some kind of gathering among friends... Full Review
Film Threat
Jul 12, 2005
Rating: 1/4 -- Nearly washed-up Davis essaying completely washed-up Davis. Full Review
Film Freak Central
Jul 26, 2007
The Star is a wonderful tour de force for Bette Davis. Full Review
Associated Press
Jul 24, 2019
Rating: 2/4 -- A threadbare, bargain-basement Sunset Boulevard. Full Review
Slant Magazine
Jun 7, 2005
Rating: 3/5 -- The fact that she's a petty has-been that squandered all her money doesn't really endear her to us or make us feel sorry for her plight
Filmcritic.com
Jun 13, 2005

Description by OLDIES.com:

Movie queen Margaret Elliot's popularity and fortune have gone bad. But she's sure she can jump-start her dimming career. "One good picture is all I need," she says.

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Warner Archive Collection

Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 16,557
  • UPC: 888574474164
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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