10cf746e54 It's like you never heard words spoken like that before." Much of what Dufty knows of Holiday comes from his late mother, who was married to actor Freddie Bartholomew before her brief marriage to William Dufty, one of her seven husbands. Miller Diana Ross 2:03 Amazon 12 Any Happy Home Gil Askey Diana Ross 0:37 Amazon 13 I Cried for You Gus Arnheim / Arthur Freed / Abe Lyman Diana Ross 0:37 Amazon 14 Billie & Harry/Don't Explain Billie Holiday / Arthur Herzog, Jr. I think the last.Posted by Tracee Ellis Ross onSunday, November 29, 2015 WSJ app users can watch the video here. Nothing. According to Holiday, her mother was unaware that Williams was a madam. All Rights Reserved This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only.
It's adorable. Error Please try again! Added to Your Check-Ins. Visit IMDb Picks Related News Nina Simone Collaborator Calls Zoe Saldana's Portrayal 'Admirable' and Praises Her Vocals: 'Mary J. But Ross phones in the tunes, with little feeling or style.Most of the other characters are cardboard, with Richard Pryor doing the weirdest role of his life as a timid, comical piano player.Absolutely unwatchable for anyone but die-hard Diana Ross fans, and for Billie Holiday lovers and movie buffs, sheer torture. Louis takes her back to New York. "They were pretty funny," said Dufty, 51, who remembers not wanting to go to bed when his parents, Holiday and others would stay up late talking and drinking and singing songs at the piano. "It's just not who Holiday was," Bevan Dufty said. But we still faced the question: who would play the key role of Louis McKay, Billie's husband? Billy Dee Williams and Jay Weston on the set of Lady Sings the Blues. "Her voice, no matter how the Dufty/Holiday interviewing process went, is as real as rain," wrote the noted ghostwriter David Ritz, who did autobiographies of Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye and many other musicians, in the introduction to the new edition of "Lady Sings the Blues." Despite the factual inaccuracies, "in the mythopoetic sense," Ritz says, Holiday's memoir "is as true and poignant as any tune she ever sang.