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The Resource Lady sings the blues, 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, (videorecording)

Lady sings the blues, 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, (videorecording)

Label
Lady sings the blues
Title
Lady sings the blues
Statement of responsibility
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
Contributor
Actor
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Diana Ross stars in this musical drama charting the life of Billie Holiday, a life tormented by racism and drug abuse
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, John Alonzo ; editor, Argyle Nelson ; original music by Michel Legrand
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
ML420.H38
LC item number
L33 2005
PerformerNote
Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams, Richard Pryor, Isabel Sanford, Ned Glass, Scatman Crothers
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1944-
  • 1937-
  • 1940-2005
  • 1917-2004
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ross, Diana
  • Gordy, Berry
  • Weston, Jay
  • White, James S
  • Furie, Sidney J
  • Williams, Billy Dee
  • Pryor, Richard
  • Sanford, Isabel
  • Glass, Ned
  • Crothers, Scat Man
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
143
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holiday, Billie
  • Singers
  • Popular music
  • Blues (Music)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Lady sings the blues, 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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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 ; deleted scenes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm61728625
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD ; Special collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (143 min.)
Isbn
9780792180227
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MUSICAL 791.437 LADY ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; CC ; [B14MD146, #4, 7@5.99, LAP/TKG]
Other control number
097360837445
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
08374
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)61728625
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround or mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Lady sings the blues, 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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • 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 ; deleted scenes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm61728625
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD ; Special collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (143 min.)
Isbn
9780792180227
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MUSICAL 791.437 LADY ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; CC ; [B14MD146, #4, 7@5.99, LAP/TKG]
Other control number
097360837445
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
08374
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)61728625
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround or mono
Video recording format
DVD

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