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100 Years of Paramount Pictures: Lady Sings the Blues

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Friday, February 10, 2012@7:30pm

Film Independent at LACMA

100 Years of Paramount Pictures: Lady Sings the Blues

1972/color/144 min./Scope/digital

Scr: Terence McCloy, Chris Clark, Suzanne de Passe; dir: Sidney Furie; w/ Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams, Richard Pryor, James Gallahan, Paul Hampton, Sid Melton.

Film Independent at LACMA's celebration of Paramount Pictures' centennial continues with two films directed by Sidney J. Furie that feature Richard Pryor teamed with Billy Dee Williams. The first is Lady Sings the Blues (1972), a Billie Holiday biopic starring Diana Ross and Williams, which introduced Pryor to mainstream audiences.


$10 for the general public, $7 for LACMA members, seniors (62+), and students with valid ID | Tickets available Thursday, January 26 at 5 pm | Tickets: 323 857-6010 or purchase online.

$5 for Film Independent, LACMA Film Club, and New York Times Film Club members | Pre-sale tickets available Thursday, January 19 at 5 pm | Members of these groups will be required to show proof of membership when retrieving their tickets | Tickets: 323 857-6010 or purchase online.

 

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Musical