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The Josephine Baker Story

The Josephine Baker Story

Before Madonna. Before Marilyn. There was Josephine.Mar. 16, 1991USA130 Min.R
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Synopsis

Biography of the African-American who became a major performer in the Paris cabarets of the 1920s and 1930s. The film follows her life beginning as a struggling performer in 1917 St. Louis, her frustrations leading to her move to France, and follows to her death in 1975. Written by John Sacksteder

Original title The Josephine Baker Story
IMDb Rating 7.2 1,212 votes
TMDb Rating 7.4 5 votes

Director

Brian Gibson
Director

Cast

Lynn Whitfield isJosephine Baker
Josephine Baker
Rubén Blades isCount Giuseppe Pepito Abatino
Count Giuseppe Pepito Abatino
David Dukes isJo Bouillon
Jo Bouillon
Louis Gossett Jr. isSidney Williams
Sidney Williams
Craig T. Nelson isWalter Winchell
Walter Winchell
Kene Holliday isSidney Bechet
Sidney Bechet
Vivian Bonnell isJosephine's Mother
Josephine's Mother
Debbie Javor isAmerican Woman at Party
American Woman at Party
Kene Holiday isSidney Bechet
Sidney Bechet

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