The Josephine Baker Story (1990) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Josephine Baker Story (1990)





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Brian Gibson's made-for-cable biography of the famed singer Josephine Baker stars Lynn Whitfield as the black American who found stardom and scandal as the toast of the Paris night-life during the 1920s and '30s.more
Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Television
Directed By:
Written By: Ron Hutchinson
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 5, 2001
HBO Video


Lynn Whitfield
as Josephine Baker
Ruben Blades
as Pepito Abatino
David Dukes
as Jo Bouillon
Louis Gossett Jr
as Sidney Williams
Vivian Bonnell
as Josephine's Mother
Kene Holliday
as Sidney Bechet
Craig T. Nelson
as Walter Winchell
Paula M. Brown
as Amateur Female Singe...
Marie Carter
as Hotel Maid
Zoltan Gera
as Folies Bergeres Prod...
Deborah Javor
as American Woman at Pa...
Peter Kertesz
as Casablanca Doctor
Robert Lesser
as Copa City Manager
Pierre Magny
as Poul Colin
András Márton Baló
as Pepito's Doctor
Mayah McCoy
as Josephine -Age 8
Eartha Robinson
as Female Singer
Dean Tschetter
as New York Critic
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Critic Reviews for The Josephine Baker Story

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

Charts the career of the world's first black international star

Full Review… | July 19, 2003
Spirituality and Practice

June 16, 2005

April 26, 2005
Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)

Audience Reviews for The Josephine Baker Story

Lynn Whitfield was so amazing as Josephine baker.Josephine Baker was a loving & talented Woman, who loved Children too, & adopted many

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