The Josephine Baker Story

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Born into a poor family in St. Louis, Josephine Baker (Lynn Whitfield) struggles to make a name for herself on the vaudeville circuit. As her career progresses, so does her resentment of racial prejudice, motivating her to move to Paris -- where in a short time, her exotic dance routines make her the toast of the town. Swayed by the influence of her manager (Ruben Blades), she takes the act back to America. It fails, but Josephine perseveres, proving herself as much humanitarian as entertainer.

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Lynn Whitfield
Josephine Baker
Rubén Blades
Count Giuseppe Pepito Abatino
David Dukes
Jo Bouillon
Louis Gossett Jr.
Sidney Williams
Craig T. Nelson
Walter Winchell
Kene Holliday
Sidney Bechet
Vivian Bonnell
Josephine's Mother
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