Two lazy screenwriters need a story for the studio's cowboy star. A studio waitress turns out to be pregnant. This gives them the idea for a movie about a cowboy and a baby. The waitress's baby becomes the star. The cowboy and his agent run off with the waitress and her valuable asset. The writers retaliate by hiring an unemployed extra to impersonate the baby's father. But the extra already knows the waitress... Written by
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I was a promising young novelist. Almost won the Pulitzer Prize in nineteen thirty, and now in nineteen thirty eight, I'm writing dialogue for a horse.
Larry! Larry, take a breath. The boy's mean no harm. Exhale.
I smell carbon exhaust.
One more crack...
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References A Star Is Born
With a Pain in My Heart (and My Heart on My Sleeve)
Music by M.K. Jerome
Lyrics by Jack Scholl
Played on piano by Harry Seymour
and sung by Bert Hanlon See more