Lady Sings the Blues

Lady Sings the Blues
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Original title
Lady Sings the Blues
Running Time
144 min.
 United States
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.
1972: 5 Nominations for Oscar, including Actress (Diana Ross ), Art Direction, Costume Design
1972: Golden Globes: Most Promising Newcomer - Female (Diana Ross). 3 Nominations
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