• The Star (1952)

The Star

Release Date: 1952

DVD Release Date: June 14th, 2005

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary

Oscar-winning actress Margaret Elliot (Bette Davis) is well past her prime but refuses to retire from the acting business. Despite entreaties from both her daughter, Gretchen (Natalie Wood), and one-time professional colleague Jim Johannsen (Sterling Hayden), Margaret remains convinced that she can regain her former glory. As she sets her sights on a coveted Hollywood role, Johannsen tries doggedly to get his unrequited love to see the folly of her ways.

Cast: Bette Davis, Sterling Hayden, Natalie Wood, Warner Anderson, Minor Watson, June Travis, Paul Frees, Barbara Lawrence

Director: Stuart Heisler

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Bert E. Friedlob Productions

Keywords: Touching, Los Angeles, Pursuit, 1950s, Daughter, Quest

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