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Lady Sings the Blues

Lady Sings the Blues(1972)

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Brief Synopsis

Billie Holliday fights drug addiction to make a name for herself as a jazz singer.

Cast & Crew

Diana Ross Billie Holiday
Billy Dee Williams Louis McKay
Richard Pryor Piano man
Virginia Capers Mama Holiday
Yvonne Fair Yvonne
Isabel Sanford The madame
Tracee Lyles The whore
Ned Glass The agent
Milton Selzer The doctor
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  R Premiere Info:  New York opening: 18 Oct 1972; Los Angeles opening: 25 Oct 1972
Release Date:  1972 Production Date:  [Panavision]
A Motown-Weston-Furie Production
AFI-DVD
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Paramount Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Motown Productions, Weston Associates, Inc., Furie Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  144, 147 or 150 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • lady sings the blues

    kevin sellers 2019-11-08

    When Diana Ross is singing and mainlining the movie has interest. However, in the extensive intervals (goodamn film runs two and a half hours!) in between... MORE>

  • Beckette 2019-10-22

    I just had to stop by here again to complain about Comcast pulling TCM from my channel line-up. And they don't make it easy to re-instate. The channel... MORE>

  • Lady Sings The Blues

    michael whitty 2019-08-25

    Diana Ross is stunning in her screen debut in 1972 as singer Billie Holliday goes through some Hell and high water to get her stardom. Other black actors... MORE>