- Date: September 29, 1954
- Type: Movie
A Star Is Born is a 1954 American film musical written by Moss Hart, the writers of the 1937 film -- Dorothy Parker, Alan Campbell and Robert Carson, from a story by William A. Wellman and Robert Carson, and directed by George Cukor. Hart's screenplay was an adaptation of the original 1937 film, which was based on the original screenplay by Robert Carson, Dorothy Parker, Alan Campbell, and from the same story by Wellman and Carson, with uncredited input from six additional writers -- David O. Selznick, Ben Hecht, Ring Lardner, Jr., John Lee Mahin, Budd Schulberg and Adela Rogers St. John. In 2000, the 1954 film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."