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.


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

July 19, 2003 | Full Review…

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