Where was Bessie filmed?
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Just so, when did the movie Bessie come out?
The film premiered on May 16, 2015. By the following year Bessie stood as the most watched HBO original film of all time. The film was well received critically and garnered four Primetime Emmy Awards, winning for Outstanding Television Movie.
Additionally, when did Jack Gee die? 1973
In this regard, did Bessie Smith get stabbed?
The Empress of the Blues was also known for her rather colorful personality and lifestyle. She once survived a stabbing after a performance in her hometown of Chattanooga, chasing after her attacker with the knife still in her chest, then getting herself to the hospital and still not missing the next night's show.
What is the movie Bessie about?
An exploration of the life of Bessie Smith, including her rise to the top in the 1920s, and her status as a legendary blues performer.