Lady Sings the Blues (1972)

Lady Sings the Blues
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating R
Runtime 2hr 24mins.
Genres Biopic
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
John Alonzo Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Millie Moore Post-Production Supervisor n/a 120796 5000002
Charles Washburn Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Argyle Nelson Editor n/a 172 7000001
Roberta Adye Associate Editor n/a 479 7000002
George Gershwin Music n/a 120781 8000002
Michel Legrand Music Musical Score 120781 8000001
Billie Holiday Book as Source Material from Autobiography("Lady Sings the Blues") 120888 4000004
Suzanne De Passe Screenplay n/a 120778 4000003
Jay Weston Producer n/a 3 3000001
Sidney J Furie Director n/a 2 2000001
Victor Morosco Actor Vic 1 1000037
James S White Producer n/a 3 3000002
Berry Gordy Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Chris Clark Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Terence McCloy Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Gil Askey Music Supervisor n/a 120872 8000003
Ira Gershwin Theme Lyrics Lyrics 120861 8000004
Cherie Hair Stylist Hair Styles 120799 13000006
Frank Somper Costumes Furs by 120828 13000005
Norma Koch Costumes n/a 120828 13000004
Don Schoenfeld Makeup Supervisor n/a 517 13000007
William Ford Sound Recordist n/a 331 14000001
William Duffy Other Collaboration("Lady Sings the Blues") 120795 26000001
David Dockendorf Sound Recordist n/a 331 14000002
Elizabeth Courtney Costumes Miss Ross' Costumes Executed by 120828 13000003
Ray Aghayan Costumes Miss Ross' Costumes Designed by 120828 13000002
Reg Allen Set Decorator n/a 165 9000002
Carl "Chip" Anderson Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Judy St. Gerard Creative Consultant n/a 120858 12000001
Louis McKay Technical Advisor n/a 537 12000002
Bob Mackie Costumes Miss Ross' Costumes Designed by 120828 13000001
Janet Hubbard Research n/a 458 12000003
Lynn Hamilton Actor Aunt Ida 1 1000036
Denise Denise Actor Denise 1 1000035
Ned Glass Actor The Agent 1 1000013
Milton Selzer Actor The Doctor 1 1000012
Robert L Gordy Actor The Hawk 1 1000011
Paulene Myers Actor Mrs Edson 1 1000014
Isabel Sanford Actor The Madame 1 1000015
Norman Bartold Actor The Detective 1 1000017
Tracee Lyles Actor The Whore 1 1000016
Harry Caesar Actor The Rapist 1 1000010
Scatman Crothers Actor Big Ben 1 1000009
James T Callahan Actor Reg Hanley 1 1000004
Richard Pryor Actor Piano Man 1 1000003
Billy Dee Williams Actor Louis McKay 1 1000002
Paul Hampton Actor Harry 1 1000005
Sid Melton Actor Jerry 1 1000006
Yvonne Fair Actor Yvonne 1 1000008
Virginia Capers Actor Mrs Holliday 1 1000007
Clay Tanner Actor Detective #2 1 1000018
Jester Hairston Actor The Butler 1 1000019
Larry Duran Actor Hood #1 1 1000030
Toby Russ Actor The Jail Guard 1 1000029
Shirley Melline Actor The Policewoman 1 1000028
Ernest Robinson Actor Hood #2 1 1000031
Don McGovern Actor Reporter #1 1 1000032
Charles Woolf Actor Reporter #3 1 1000034
Dick Poston Actor Reporter #2 1 1000033
George Wyner Actor The M. C. 1 1000027
Helen Lewis Actor Debbie McGee 1 1000026
Bert Kramer Actor The Policeman 1 1000021
Paul Micale Actor The Maitre d' 1 1000020
Michelle Aller Actor The Singer 1 1000022
Byron Kane Actor The Announcer 1 1000023
Kay Lewis Actor Angela DeMarco 1 1000025
Barbara Minkus Actor Radio Actress 1 1000024
Diana Ross Actor Billie Holiday 1 1000001
Synopsis
The life of blues diva Billie Holiday wasn't an easy one. She struggled with addictions and relationships, but her voice was one for the ages. A complex and challenging look at one of the greatest legends in jazz.