Tuesday, February 09, 2010

St. Louis Blues

US 1929. D: Dudley Murphy. 16 min. Viewed on 9 Feb 2010 at Cinema Orion (Black History Month), Helsinki.

Revisited the definitive Bessie Smith film record. Bessie Smith is cheated by Jimmie the Pimp (Jimmy Mordecai) and sings the blues from the bottom of her heart.

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