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Lady Sings the Blues

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[[Performer~P61607~Diana Ross~dianaross]] plays the magnificent, tragic song stylist [[Performer~P94661~Billie Holiday~billieholiday]], who while writhing in a strait jacket in a prison cell, awaiting sentencing on drug charges, reflects on her turbulent life. Raped in her youth by a drunk ([[Performer~P10141~Adolph Caesar~adolphcaesar]]), then compelled to work as a domestic in a Harlem whorehouse, Holliday is encouraged to try for a singing career by the bordello's pianist ([[Performer~P107177~Richard...more

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