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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

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
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director
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
Credits note
Director of photography, John Alonzo ; editor, Argyle Nelson ; original music by Michel Legrand
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned
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
  • 1932-2019,
  • 1934-2001
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gordy, Berry
  • 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
  • Legrand, Michel
  • Alonzo, John A.
  • 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
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
61728625
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's edition
Extent
1 videodisc (143 min.)
Isbn
9780792180227
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
  • Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
097360837445
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
083744
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased ; home, library, or classroom use only
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
61728625
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's edition
Extent
1 videodisc (143 min.)
Isbn
9780792180227
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
  • Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
097360837445
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
083744
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased ; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD

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