The Josephine Baker Story (1991)

Director
Brian Gibson

Main cast
Lynn Whitfield; Rubén Blades; David Dukes; Louis Gossett, Jr.; Craig T. Nelson

Genres
Drama, History, Music, Romance

Description
Biography of the African-American who became a major performer in the Paris cabarets of the 1920's and 1930's. 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


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