Anita O'Day

Anita O'Day

The Life of A Jazz Singer

DVD - 2009
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Tells the astonishing story of Anita O'Day- a journey of survival and, above all, the endurance of her talent, told in a number of frank interviews with her and with those who know her. Her career was long and eventful, spanning seven decades, her last album recorded when she was 84. She talks openly about how she had to overcome great adversities, including a 20-year addiction to heroin and alcohol, and more. Bonus performances, outtakes and interviews included.
Publisher: [United States] : AOD Productions, LLC, c2009.
Branch Call Number: DVD MUSIC ODA
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (180 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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Feb 20, 2013

What can one say about Ms. O'Day? She outcools every singer in her class, & survives unbelievable abuse (self-inflicted included) to stay alive & outspoken right to the end. You have to watch this film!


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