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Lady Sings the Blues (1972)

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Diana Ross Diana Ross
Billie Holiday
Billy Dee Williams Billy Dee Williams
Louis McKay
Richard Pryor Richard Pryor
Piano Man
James T. Callahan James T. Callahan
Reg Hanley
Paul Hampton Paul Hampton
Harry
Sid Melton Sid Melton
Jerry
Virginia Capers Virginia Capers
Mama Holiday
Yvonne Fair Yvonne Fair
Yvonne


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Chris Clark Chris Clark
screenplay
Suzanne De Passe Suzanne De Passe
screenplay


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The story of the troubled life and career of the legendary Jazz singer Billie Holiday.
Release date: 12 October 1972
UPC: 097360837445
Tags: Biography (2), Music (2), Romance (2), 1972 (2), Drama (2), Dark (1), Racism (1), Biopic (1), 1970s (1), Road Trip (1), 70's (1), Billie Holiday (1), Classy (1), Extremely Inaccurate. (1)
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Academy Award for Best Production Design: 1970s (50 movies items)

"Carl Anderson (Art Director), Reg Allen (Set Decorator) "


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"Diana Ross Diana Ross was never the best singer on the Motown roster; in fact, she wasn’t even the best singer in The Supremes. Yet, her musical career has certainly eclipsed her shaky movie career. Still, all of her talents came to a zenith with Sidney J. Furie’s 1972 biography of Billie Holiday, Lady Sings the Blues. The film follows Holiday from the age of 14, working as a maid in a brothel, to her triumphant concert at Carnegie Hall in 1948, when she was 33, and Ross is completely convin"


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