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The long night of lady day [videorecording] : the story of Billie Holiday, 1915-1959 / a TCB Releasing Ltd. production in association with BBC TV.

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  • Physical Description: 1 videocassette (67 min.) : sd., b&w, col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 guide.
  • Publisher: Tokyo, Japan : Toei Video, c1984.

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General Note: VHS format.
In English ; with Japanese subtitles.
Guide is in Japanese.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Executive producer, Angus Trowbridge ; producer, Alan Yentob ; director, John Jeremy.
Participant or Performer Note: Musical performers: Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington and his Orchestra, Count Basie and his Orchestra, Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra.
Summary, etc.: A documentary about the life and music of the singer Billie Holiday. Includes many musical performances by Billie as well as interviews with musicians and others who knew her.
Subject: Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959
Singers > United States > Biography
Blues (Music)
Jazz vocals

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