- Original title
- Lady Sings the Blues
- Running Time
- 144 min.
- United States
- Sidney J. Furie
- Chris Clark, Suzanne De Passe, Terence McCloy (Biography: Billie Holiday)
- Billie Holiday
- John A. Alonzo
- Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams, Richard Pryor, James T. Callahan, Paul Hampton, Sid Melton, Virginia Capers, Yvonne Fair, Scatman Crothers, Robert L. Gordy, Harry Caesar
- Production Co.
- Paramount Pictures
Musical. Drama | Biography. Jazz
- Synopsis / Plot
- Chronicles the rise and fall of legendary blues singer Billie Holiday. Diana Ross made her film debut opposite Billy Dee Williams in this romantic biopic. LADY SINGS THE BLUES captures the essence of Billie Holliday in this semi-biographic sketch of the tragic life of the famous blues singer. Academy Award Nominations: 5, including Best Actress (Diana Ross), Best Original Screenplay, Best Song Score.
: 5 Nominations for Oscar, including Actress (Diana Ross ), Art Direction, Costume Design
: Golden Globes: Most Promising Newcomer - Female (Diana Ross). 3 Nominations
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