Diana Ross stars in this musical drama charting the life of Billie Holiday, a life tormented by racism and drug abuse.
MPAA rating: R.|||adult
Paramount Pictures and Berry Gordy present ; produced by Jay Weston and James S. White ; screenplay by Terence McCloy and Chris Clark and Suzanne de Passe ; directed by Sidney J. Furie.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1972.
Special features: commentary by executive producer Berry Gordy, director Sidney Furie and artist manager Shelly Berger; behind the blues.
Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams, Richard Pryor, Isabel Sanford, Ned Glass, Scatman Crothers.
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround or mono.
In English with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Director of photography, John Alonzo ; editor, Argyle Nelson ; original music by Michel Legrand.