Lady Sings the Blues

Release Date:
Oct 12, 1972
MPAA Rating:
R
Running Time:
2:24
Genre:
Biography,Music
Director:
Sidney J. Furie
Cast:
Diana Ross Billie Holliday
Billy Dee Williams Louis McKay
Richard Pryor Piano Man
James Callahan
Paul Hampton Harry
Sid Melton Jerry
Virginia Capers Mama Holliday
Yvonne Fair Yvonne
Scatman Crothers Big Ben
Robert L. Gordy Hawk
Harry Caesar The Rapist
Milton Selzer The Doctor
Ned Glass Agent
Pauline Myers Mrs. Edson
Isabel Sanford First Madame
Producers:
Jay Weston , James S. White
Writers:
Chris Clark, Suzanne De Passe, Terence Mc Cloy
Language:
English

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Lady Sings the Blues

Pop star Diana Ross portrays legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday in this biographical drama. Beginning with Holiday's traumatic youth, the film depicts her early attempts at a singing career and her eventual rise to stardom, as well as her difficult relationship with Louis McKay, her boyfriend and manager. Casting a shadow over even Holiday's brightest moments is the vocalist's severe drug addiction, which threatens to end both her career and her life.

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