A Star Is Born

Judy Garland and the Film that Got Away
by Lorna Luft, Jeffrey Vance, Turner Classic Movies

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New York Times bestselling author and daughter of Judy Garland tells the story of A Star Is Born -- at once the crowning achievement and greatest disappointment in her mother's legendary career. This is a vivid account of a film classic's production, loss, and reclamation.

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Published By Running Press Adult

Format Hardback


Number Of Pages 248

Publication Date 09/18/2018

ISBN 9780762464814

Dimensions 7.38 inches x 9.38 inches

"A Star is Born: Judy Garland and the Film that Got Away is delightfully full of back story for the first four versions. Ms. Luft and Mr. Vance began their collaboration in 2010 and clearly did all it took to get the final product, a gem for Judy Garland fans, as well as for film buffs and Hollywood aficionados. This semi-biographical book is everything you'll ever want to know about Garland's 1954 version but never thought to ask.

— New York Journal of Books