The Josephine Baker Story (1991)

03/16/1991 (US) DramaHistoryMusicRomanceTV Movie 2h 10m

Before Madonna. Before Marilyn. There was Josephine.


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

  1. Ron Hutchinson

    Story, Teleplay

  2. Brian Gibson


  3. Michael Zagor


Top Billed Cast

  1. Lynn Whitfield

    Lynn Whitfield

    Josephine Baker

  2. Rubén Blades

    Rubén Blades

    Count Giuseppe Pepito Abatino

  3. David Dukes

    David Dukes

    Jo Bouillon

  4. Louis Gossett Jr.

    Louis Gossett Jr.

    Sidney Williams

  5. Craig T. Nelson

    Craig T. Nelson

    Walter Winchell

  6. Kene Holliday

    Kene Holliday

    Sidney Bechet

  7. Vivian Bonnell

    Vivian Bonnell

    Josephine's Mother

  8. Debbie Javor

    Debbie Javor

    American Woman at Party

  9. Kene Holiday

    Sidney Bechet

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The Josephine Baker Story
The Josephine Baker Story

Status Released

Original Language English

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