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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (2020) • Screenplay

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Tensions rise when trailblazing blues singer Ma Rainey and her band gather at a recording studio in Chicago in 1927.

Good times is what makes life worth living.

Slow Drag,
PG. 21

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Pulitzer winning playwright and author August Wilson (won for "Fences" and "The Piano Lesson") is behind the original stage musical "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom."

Screenwriter Ruben Santiago-Hudson is an actor, director and writer also known for The Devil’s Advocate (1997), Blown Away (1994), and Coming to America (1988).

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