Bessie

Language and/or Subtitles: English
French
Spanish
Format: DVD 2015
Availability: Available at 8 Libraries 8 of 10 copies
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Andrew Bayne Memorial Library DVD DVD Bess
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Braddock Carnegie Library DVD DVD BESS
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Bridgeville Public Library Audiovisual DVD BES 2015
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - African American DVD Bessie
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CLP - Sheraden Audiovisual Collection DVD Bessie
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Carnegie Library of Homestead AV DVD Bess
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Pleasant Hills Public Library Videos DVD Bessie
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South Fayette Township Library Audiovisual DVD BES
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CLP - Homewood Audiovisual Collection CHECKED OUT
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Summary
The story of blues singer Bessie Smith, who rose to fame during the 1920s and '30s.
Additional Information
Subjects Smith, Bessie, -- 1894-1937 -- Drama.
African American women singers -- Biography -- Drama.
Women blues musicians -- United States -- Biography -- Drama.
Made-for-TV movies.
Biographical films.
Historical films.
Musical films.
Publisher [New York, New York?] :HBO Home Entertainment,2015
Distributed by Warner Home Video,
Edition Widescreen.
Contributors Schmidt, Ron (Ronald J.), producer.
Rees, Dee, screenwriter, director.
Foote, Horton, screenwriter.
Cleveland, Christopher, 1959- screenwriter.
Queen Latifah, 1970- actor.
Williams, Michael Kenneth, actor.
Alexander, Khandi, 1957- actor.
Epps, Mike, actor.
Kittles, Tory, actor.
Sumpter, Tika, actor.
Platt, Oliver, actor.
Gilois, Bettina, screenwriter.
Greenberg, Bryan, actor.
Dutton, Charles S., actor.
Mo'Nique, actor.
Portman, Rachel, composer.
HBO Films, production company.
Flavor Unit (Firm), production company.
Zanuck Company, production company.
Home Box Office (Firm), production company.
HBO Home Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
Warner Home Video (Firm), film distributor.
Participants/Performers Queen Latifah, Michael Kenneth Williams, Khandi Alexander, Mike Epps, Tory Kittles, Tika Sumpter, Oliver Platt, Bryan Greenberg, Charles S. Dutton, Mo'nique.
Other Contributors Costume designer, Michael T. Boyd ; original score, Rachel Portman ; editor, Brian A. Kates ; production designer, Clark Hunter ; director of photography, Jeffrey Jur.
Audience Rating: TV-MA.
Language English
French
Spanish
In English, French or Latin Spanish with optional subtitles in English, French and Latin Spanish; closed-captioned.
Notes Title from container.
Originally broadcast on HBO in 2015.
Special features include: Bessie: a creative joutney behind-the-scenes featurette.
System Details DVD; region 1; widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 and 2.0.
Description 1 videodisc (135 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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