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  • Owner: NBC News
  • Clip Name: 5112479120_s01
  • Date: 7/21/59
  • Title: BILLIE HOLIDAY FUNERAL
  • Production Unit: Arch
  • Media Type: Film
  • Media ID: 00D1041
  • Ardome ID: 1100100610032875222
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  • Duration: Unknown
  • Location: New York City;New York State
  • Era: 1950s
  • Personalities: Grant, Earl;Wilson, Teddy;Krupa, Gene;Hall, Juanita;Hammond, John;Mckay, Louis;Kelly, Kay;
  • Short Description: BILLIE HOLIDAY FUNERAL
  • Comments: Acc #: 257319;Reviewer: ECM;Created By: ECM;
  • Long Description:
    BILLIE HOLIDAY FUNERAL
    BILLIE HOLIDAY JAZZ SINGER IS MOURNED AT A SOLEMN REQUIEM MASS AT ST. PAUL THE APOSTLE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH AT 60TH STREET AND COLOMBUS AVENUE IN NEW YORK N.Y.ENTERAINERS ATTENDING THE FUNERAL INCLUDE :EARL GRANT SINGER;TEDDY WILSON PIANIST;GENE KRuPA;JUANITA HALL;AND JOHN HAMMOND. SIX PALLBEARERS CARRY THE BODY IN A HEAVY BRONZE COFFIN INTO THE CHURCH. LOUIS MCKAY BILLY HOLIDAYS HUSBAND ESCORTS KAY KELLY BILLYS SISTER INTO THE CHURCH. THE COFFIN IS CARRIED OUT OF THE CHURCH.
    MII FILM XFER: 93E1252 - WR
    UNSCREENED - INFO FROM FILM ABSTRACTS
    Producers: SOZIO

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