The fourth remake of this story, this is a fairly good, though overlong, film, executive-produced by Barbra Streisand and produced by her companion of the time, Jon Peters. Rock star John Norman Howard (Kris Kristofferson) takes solace in booze while his career slides. After a particularly
embarrassing concert performance, the sullen star visits a nightclub where the interracial female singing trio "The Oreos" is performing. Impressed by the talents of Oreo Esther Hoffman (Streisand), John gets her an audition that leads to a recording contract. An album is released, Esther becomes
a star, and she and John marry. But, as everyone watching expects, trouble looms in ...