The Ladies Sing the Blues
Queen bees Lena Horne, Bessie Smith and Billie Holiday sing the blues in this stellar collection of performance footage, which also captures the magic of American divas Ethel Waters, Peggy Lee, Dinah Washington, Sarah Vaughan, Ruth Brown, Ida Cox, Sister Rosetta Tharp, Connee Boswell and Helen Humes. Numbers include Holiday's "Fine and Mellow," Smith's "St. Louis Blues" and Lee's "Why Don't You Do Right?"
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NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital MonoOther features
Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; instant access to songs and solos.
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Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it