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What Price Hollywood?
Directed by George Cukor • 1932 • United States
Starring Constance Bennett, Lowell Sherman
Often touted as the inspiration for A STAR IS BORN, this iconic showbiz drama produced by David O. Selznick was nominated for an Academy Award for best screenplay. After alcoholic director Max Carey (Lowell Sherman) befriends waitress Mary Evans (Contance Bennett), she becomes a Hollywood star. But a troubled marriage and the inevitable self-destruction of her mentor threaten to destroy Mary’s success.