Describes the life and contributions of Blues singer, Bessie Smith. Illustrates her poverty-stricken childhood, her development of the classical Blues style and finally her early death in an automobile accident.
Warner Amex Satellite Entertainment Co; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
North American Culture; American Culture; Performing Arts, Music; Music; Singers United States Biography; Blues (Music)
North America; United States; New York
Distinctive Media Collections
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- In Copyright
Access is restricted to patrons at the University of Maryland.
- Physical Description
15 minutes; color
Access condition: campus-only.
- Other Identifiers
Filename: lms-089944; Fedora 2 PID: umd:1345; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/810; OCLC: ocm19525452; Catalog Key: alephsys001702581
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