The Lens: A Cinema St. Louis Podcast - 'Lady Sings the Blues'

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For the latest episode of 'The Lens: A Cinema St. Louis Podcast', critic and author Charles Taylor discusses Sidney J. Furie's Lady Sings the Blues (1972) on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.

Former Salon film critic and Opening Wednesday at a Theater or Drive-In Near You: The Shadow Cinema of the American '70s author Charles Taylor discusses Lady Sings the Blues in the latest Golden Anniversaries episode. A Billie Holiday biopic starring an Oscar-nominated Diana Ross? Ticket for one, please and thank you.

The Lens returns from summer vacation beginning in September with the Nancy and Nora mini-series, highlighting the careers of writer-directors Meyers and Ephron. Until then, stay tuned for more Golden Anniversary discussions. Next up, former guest and Film Studies Lecturer at Webster University Cait Lore will present Rainer Werner Fassbinder's queer classic The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant.

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Episode 15 of The Lens is now available.