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Lady sings the blues

Furie, Sidney J
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.
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