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26 Ratings

St. Louis Blues

Directed by Dudley Murphy
United States, 1929
Musical, Short, Drama

Synopsis

In this all-black cast short, legendary blues singer Bessie Smith finds her gambler lover Jimmy messin’ with a pretty, younger woman; he leaves and she sings the blues, with chorus and dancers.

Synopsis

In this all-black cast short, legendary blues singer Bessie Smith finds her gambler lover Jimmy messin’ with a pretty, younger woman; he leaves and she sings the blues, with chorus and dancers.

St. Louis BluesDirected byDudley Murphy

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
1985
National Film Preservation Board
2006 | Winner: National Film Registry

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