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Rated: 6.9 out of 10 with 6,798 votes.
Billie Holiday spent much of her career being adored by fans. In the 1940's, the government targeted Holiday in a growing effort to racialize the war on drugs, ultimately aiming to stop her from singing her controversial ballad, "Strange Fruit."
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6.9RUnited StatesEnglishIMDbTrailer
Main Actors:
Billie Holiday
Jimmy Fletcher
Harry Anslinger
Tallulah Bankhead
Louis McKay
Roslyn
Agent Carter
Sadie
Joe Glaser
Working Class Woman
Working Class Man
Velva
Roy Cohn
Senator J. McCarthy
Louis Armstrong
Mr. Jordon Green
Bailiff #1
Judge Ganey
Ed Fishman
Martha Anslinger
Club Owner
Drug Dealer
Prostitute 1923
Husband
Title:The United States vs. Billie Holiday
Release Date:
Directed by:Lee Daniels
Genres:MusicDramaHistory
Keywords:War-On-DrugsNew-Orleans-LouisianaJazz-Singer-Or-MusicianBiographySurveillance1940S1950S
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