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.
Drama , Television
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Lynn Whitfield
as Josephine Baker
Ruben Blades
as Pepito Abatino
David Dukes
as Jo Bouillon
Vivian Bonnel
as Mother
Louis Gossett Jr
as Sidney Williams
Kene Holliday
as Sidney Bechet
Vivian Bonnell
as Josephine's Mother
Paula M. Brown
as Amateur Female Singer
Craig T. Nelson
as Walter Winchell
Marie Carter
as Hotel Maid
Zoltan Gera
as Folies Bergeres Producer
Deborah Javor
as American Woman at Party
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 (3)

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Full Review… | December 31, 1999
Chicago Reader
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June 16, 2005

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April 25, 2005
Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)

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

Full Review… | July 19, 2003
Spirituality and Practice

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

Marilee Aschwanden
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