True story of legendary black jazz singer Billie Holiday, whose rise to success was accompanied by drug addiction and racial discrimination. Ross proves herself as an actress!
Billie Holliday (Diana Ross) remembers her traumatic younger days in Baltimore, working in a brothel and serving her aunt, in an early flashback scene from Lady Sings The Blues, 1972.
Newsy opening credit sequence for Berry Gordy's production of the Billie Holliday biography Lady Sings The Blues, 1972, starring Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams and Richard Pryor.
Taken to a plush New York club on their first night out, young Billie Holliday (Diana Ross) jousts with man-about-town Louis McKay (Billy Dee Williams) in Lady Sings The Blues, 1972, directed by Sidney J. Furie.
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U.S. agent Nick Allen (Billy Dee Williams) has his own idea about how to fight a war on drugs: go to the source...and cut the big-time traffickers down. Embittered over the drug-related death of his teenage daughter, Nick sets out to do just that. With stone-cold intensity, he locates and trains a dirty half-dozen recruits for a commando raid on the kingpins of a French drug syndicate. Each recruit has his or her own reason for being part of the death squad. And each has a lethal, take-no-prisoners specialty. Richard Pryor costars as one of the daring team members, and underwater warfare expert armed with a deadly air and a killer wit.
A federal agent whose daughter dies of a heroin overdose is determined to destroy the drug ring that supplied her. He recruits various people whose lives have been torn apart by the drug trade and trains them. Then they all leave for France to track down and destroy the ring.
A federal agent whose daughter dies of a heroin overdose is determined to destroy the drug ring that supplied her.
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