Bessie (2015)

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The story of legendary blues performer Bessie Smith, who rose to fame during the 1920s and '30s.




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Charles S. Dutton, who plays Pa Rainey, made his Broadway debut in 1984 in August Wlson's play "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom."


Ma Rainey: Remember what I told you about the blues? If you're not risking nothing, neither would they.


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Biography | Drama | Music

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