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Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

It would be an empty world without the blues.
Nov 25, 2020 1h 34m
778 votes


Tensions rise when the trailblazing Mother of the Blues and her band gather at a Chicago recording studio in 1927. Adapted from August Wilson's play.

Title Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Companies Escape Artists, Mundy Lane Entertainment
Countries United States of America
Keywords chicago, illinois, recording studio, lesbian relationship, based on play or musical, singer, lgbt, blues music, trumpet player, 1920s