Esther Blodgett (Janet Gaynor) is just another starry-eyed farm kid trying to break into the movies. Waitressing at a Hollywood party, she catches the eye of alcoholic star Norman Maine (Frederic March), is given a shot at stardom, and is caught up in the Hollywood glamour machine . She and her idol Norman marry; but as her star rises, his comes crashing down. Nominated for Six Academy Awards including BEST PICTURE, BEST ACTOR, BEST ACTRESS, BEST DIRECTOR, BEST SCREENPLAY, BEST ASSISTANT DIRECTOR. Won Academy Awards for Best Original Screenplay and an Honorary Award for groundbreaking color photography. This Kino Classics Edition is the only version AUTHORIZED FROM THE ESTATE OF DAVID O. SELZNICK FROM THE COLLECTION OF GEORGE EASTMAN HOUSE. First time ever on Blu-ray.