Lady Sings the Blues is a 1972 American biographical drama film directed by Sidney J. Furie about jazz singer Billie Holiday loosely based on her 1956 autobiography which, in turn, took its title from one of Holiday's most popular songs. It was produced by Motown Productions for Paramount Pictures. Diana Ross portrayed Holiday, alongside a cast including Billy Dee Williams, Richard Pryor, James T. Callahan, and Scatman Crothers. Wikipedia
Lady Sings the Blues is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, American drama films, Films about music and musicians, Films set in New York City, Biographical films, Films set in the 1920s, Films set in the 1930s, African American films and 1970s drama films.
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