A Star Is Born (1954)

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Drama, musical. Esther, a young singer, rescues Norman Maine, a celebrated star, from making himself ridiculous onstage. Maine is an alcoholic whose career is fading but who succeeds, nonetheless, to recognise Esther's talent and assist her in starting a career in Hollywood. But as her star ascends and his wanes, Maine's depression increases.

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