|Language and/or Subtitles:||English|
|Availability:||Available at 8 Libraries 8 of 10 copies|
SummaryThe story of blues singer Bessie Smith, who rose to fame during the 1920s and '30s.
African American women singers -- Biography -- Drama.
Women blues musicians -- United States -- Biography -- Drama.
|Publisher|| [New York, New York?] :HBO Home Entertainment,2015
Distributed by Warner Home Video,
(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.
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.
Queen Latifah, Michael Kenneth Williams, Khandi Alexander, Mike Epps, Tory Kittles, Tika Sumpter, Oliver Platt, Bryan Greenberg, Charles S. Dutton, Mo'nique.
Costume designer, Michael T. Boyd ; original score, Rachel Portman ; editor, Brian A. Kates ; production designer, Clark Hunter ; director of photography, Jeffrey Jur.
In English, French or Latin Spanish with optional subtitles in English, French and Latin Spanish; closed-captioned.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast on HBO in 2015.
Special features include: Bessie: a creative joutney behind-the-scenes featurette.
DVD; region 1; widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 and 2.0.
1 videodisc (135 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.