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YouTube 14: Bessie Smith, The Empress

PostPosted: Sat Oct 07, 2006 6:37 pm
by NormanD
Here's Bessie, The Empress, in an 8mins 30 story, "St. Louis Blues", made in 1929. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94ijwIaH ... ed&search=

You can tell that man of hers is a no-goodnik, just look at his hat. And he makes an exit to a Gershwin tune. What a great film!

Norman