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Baker, Josephine 1906-1975

Overview
Works: 837 works in 1,236 publications in 6 languages and 20,126 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Songs, French  Popular music 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Dancer, Instrumentalist, Narrator, Interviewee, Costume designer, Creator, Conductor, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 793.320924
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Princess Tam Tam by Edmond T Gréville ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1935 and 2005 in French and English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A French aristocrat discovers a young girl and falls in love with her. He polishes her in order to present her as an Indian princess
Second skin : Josephine Baker and the modern surface by Anne Anlin Cheng ( Book )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What does a black burlesque star have to do with some of the most enduring and passionate ideas in modern aesthetic theory? The spectacular Josephine Baker emerges in this fascinating untold story as a principal figure in the drama behind the making of Euro-American Modernism. Instead of seeing her nude performances as a Primitivist given, the author argues that Baker's famous skin was central to the debates about and desire for "pure surface" that crystallized at the convergence of modern art, architecture, machinery, and philosophy. Taking the reader across the Atlantic, through real stages and imagined houses; banana plantations and ocean liners; metallic bodies and radiant cities, this study tracks the ardent and protean conversation between the making of a Modernist style and the staging of a new black visuality. In this account, the author and the Modernists known to have adored and objectified her in fact shared a common dream: the fantasy of remaking and wearing the skin of the other
Zouzou ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A star walks out on her sugardaddy producer for true love, and a talented Cinderella takes her place, saves the show and is hailed as a new sensation opening night
Zou Zou by Marc Allégret ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in French and English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Warner Brothers style backstage musical, in which a talented laundress takes the place of the lead on opening night and saves the show
Siren of the tropics ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1927 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the only surviving fragment of Josephine Baker's first feature film. It is a fictionalized replay of Baker's biography of the girl from a St. Louis ghetto who becomes the toast of Paris. In the film a black plantation woman from the French Antilles is brought to France by the man whose life she saves and becomes a famous dancer. Baker was ahead of her time in terms of creating a positive and stylish image for black American women and dealing with interracial sex
Saved from the flames 54 rare and restored films 1896-1944 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A unique and wonderful collection of 54 rare and restored short films from the inflammable years of cinema. Movies were once made on nitrate film stock, which has a chemical composition similar to gunpowder and is highly vulnerable to fire and decay. This remarkable seven-hour anthology, organized in eight thematic groups over three DVDs, presents amazing treasures from the vaults of Lobster Films in Paris and from the Blackhawk Films Collection, rescued during half a century of gathering movies from the nitrate era."--Container
Josephine Baker by Josephine Baker ( Recording )
41 editions published between 1954 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fabulous Joséphine Baker by Josephine Baker ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1960 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Midnight in Paris music from the motion picture ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
J'ai deux amours by Josephine Baker ( Recording )
28 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La revue des revues a comedy in 8 parts ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Gabrielle (Helene Hallier), an ambitious by innocent would-be young dancer, trumps a music hall publicity stunt to become the new Parisian nightclub Cinderella."--Back of container
Les mémoires de Joséphine Baker by Josephine Baker ( Book )
18 editions published between 1927 and 2006 in French and German and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les propos de Joséphine Baker sont recueillis et retranscrits au fil d'une série d'entretiens privés survenus entre 1926 et 1949.Elle raconte la difficulté de ses premiers pas dans une société raciste, son arrivée en France, ses débuts à Paris, son triomphe aux Folies-Bergère, ses amours, son engagement dans les services de renseignement et son action aux côtés du général de Galle
Josephine Baker complete recorded works, 1926-1927, in chronological order by Josephine Baker ( )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beginners the original motion picture soundtrack ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A good year original motion picture soundtrack ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cabaret the great chanteuses of the inter-war years ( )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The best of Paris ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The French way ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1952 in French and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Josephine Baker stars in this rare wartime musical comedy. Ms. Baker plays cupid to a would-be Rome & Juliet while trying to re-open her nightclub
Breezin' along by Josephine Baker ( Recording )
5 editions published in 1995 in 3 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
50 ans de romance ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in French and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Audience level: 0.26 (from 0.06 for Ragtime Tu ... to 0.90 for Les mémoi ...)
Alternative Names
Baker, Josephine
Baker, Joséphine, 1906-1975
Baker, Józefina.
Dodd, Dorothy.
McDonald, Freda Josephine
McDonald, Freda Josephine, 1906-1975
ベーカー, ジョセフィン
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