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Wild women don't have the blues : the women, the music, the legacy.

Author: Vinie Burrows; Christine Dall
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel, 1989.
Series: Black studies in video
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of Ma Rainey, Ethel Waters, Bessie Smith, Alberta Hunter, Ida Cox, and other pioneering blues women from early in the century. We learn of their vision and their struggle, their pain and their humor. The film recreates the stories of these pioneering women who left an indeliable mark on the music and the heart of America.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Streaming videos
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wild women don't have the blues.
San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel, 1989
(OCoLC)20721440
Named Person: Ida Cox; Alberta Hunter; Ma Rainey; Bessie Smith; Ethel Waters; Ida Cox; Alberta Hunter; Ma Rainey; Bessie Smith; Ethel Waters
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Vinie Burrows; Christine Dall
OCLC Number: 840838405
Language Note: This edition in English.
Description: 1 online resource (58 min.).
Series Title: Black studies in video
Other Titles: AWild women don't have the blues

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The story of Ma Rainey, Ethel Waters, Bessie Smith, Alberta Hunter, Ida Cox, and other pioneering blues women from early in the century. We learn of their vision and their struggle, their pain and their humor. The film recreates the stories of these pioneering women who left an indeliable mark on the music and the heart of America.

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