The New Woman and the New Empire: Josephine Baker and Changing Views of Femininity in Interwar France
- Introduction: Why Josephine Baker? Glover, Kaiama L. // S&F Online;Fall2007/Spring2008, Vol. 6 Issue 1/2, p9
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Terri J. Gordon on the convergence of aesthetic and historical circumstances that primed Parisians for Josephine Baker's appearance on stage and films and another by Margo Jefferson on the many contradictory...
- CLEOPATRA ON SCREEN: Playing With the Queen of Tarts. Rice, Lynette // Entertainment Weekly;10/21/2005, Issue 846, p19
Features the film actresses who played the role of Cleopatra in motion pictures.
- FEMMES WILL FETE LANGE, BOYLE. Feiwell, Jill // Daily Variety;04/18/2000, Vol. 267 Issue 33, p14
Reports on the honorees at the 24th annual Women in Film luncheon.
- Chanteuse on loose. Darnton, N.; Boeth, J. // Newsweek;4/23/1990, Vol. 115 Issue 17, p56
Reports that three American television producers are scrambling to produce the story of Josephine Baker, a chorus girl who left for France in 1925 and became the rage of Paris for more than two decades with her semi-nude dances and exotic feathered costumes.
- Josephine Baker's two loves. Childress, Diana // Cobblestone;Dec94, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p34
Profiles entertainer Josephine Baker. Her early life in St. Louis; Her departure for Europe at age 19 to dance in an African American show in 1925; Why she fell in love with Paris and became a French citizen; Why she won medals during World War II; Her fight for civil rights in the United...
- WEDDING NO. 4 FOR JO BAKER. // Ebony;Oct1947, Vol. 2 Issue 12, p44
The article features the famous African American singer-dancer Josephine Baker from Saint Louis in Missouri.
- Josephine! Bogle, D. // Essence (Essence);Feb1991, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p66
Profiles dancer, singer and show business legend Josephine Baker, an international star by the 1920s. Childhood; Early career; 1925 Paris debut; Popularity in Europe; Personal life; Singing career; Later career. INSET: The most coveted role (HBO movie), by A. Samuels..
- The one and only Miss Baker. Cohen, Meg // Harper's Bazaar;Feb94, Issue 3387, p187
Profiles entertainer Josephine Baker. Reputation; Career history; `La Revue Negre.'
- Josephine Baker. Tyrnauer, Matthew // Vanity Fair;Feb94, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p137
Takes a look into the life of Josephine Baker. Recollections from Jean-Claude Baker; Biography; Friends; Adopted children.