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DVD

4 of 4 Copies Available

  • ALMA POWELL: Audiovisual Collection
  • CENTRAL: Audiovisual Collection (2 copies)
  • WASHINGTON SQUARE: Audiovisual Collection
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Bessie

Author

Dee Rees

Call Number

  • DVD DRAMA (CEN, POW, WSQ)

Languages

In English, French or Latin Spanish, with optional English, French or Latin Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.

Performers

Queen Latifah, Michael Kenneth Williams, Khandi Alexander, Mike Epps, Tory Kittles, Tika Sumpter, Oliver Platt, Bryan Greenberg, Charles S. Dutton, Mo'Nique.

Publication Information

[Hollywood, CA] : HBO Home Entertainment, [2015]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (approximately 135 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

Audience

TV-MA.

Summary

Legendary blues singer Bessie Smith transforms from a struggling young artist into the "Empress of the Blues," one of the most successful and influential recording artists of the 1920s.

Notes

Title from container.

Originally broadcast on HBO in 2015.

Special feature: Bessie: a creative journey.

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