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

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

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
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Director
Director of photography
Producer
Screenwriter
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
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Lady sings the blues (Motion picture)
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/composerexpression
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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
  • PN1995.9.B55
  • ML420.H58
LC item number
  • L3 2005
  • L33 2005
NLM call number
Lad
PerformerNote
Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams, Richard Pryor, Isabel Sanford, Ned Glass, Scatman Crothers
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1947-
  • 1944-
  • 1937-
  • 1940-2005
  • 1917-2004
  • 1934-2001
  • 1932-2019
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Weston, Jay
  • White, James S.
  • Furie, Sidney J.
  • McCloy, Terence
  • Clark, Chris
  • De Passe, Suzanne
  • Ross, Diana
  • Williams, Billy Dee
  • Pryor, Richard
  • Sanford, Isabel
  • Glass, Ned
  • Crothers, Scat Man
  • Alonzo, John A.
  • Legrand, Michel
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
143
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  • Holiday, Billie
  • Singers
  • Popular music
  • Blues (Music)
  • Holiday, Billie
  • Holiday, Billie
  • Holiday, Billie
  • Blues (Music)
  • Popular music
  • Singers
  • United States
  • Holiday, Billie
  • Holiday, Billie
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
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm61728625
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (143 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032429257369
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 083744
  • 08374
  • 59159982000
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
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
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm61728625
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (143 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032429257369
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 083744
  • 08374
  • 59159982000
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround or mono
Video recording format
DVD

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