Introduction: Why Josephine Baker?
- The New Woman and the New Empire: Josephine Baker and Changing Views of Femininity in Interwar France. Stovall, Tyler // S&F Online;Fall2007/Spring2008, Vol. 6 Issue 1/2, p8
This article considers why the women who performer Josephine Baker portrayed never achieved success as romantic leads. This constant failure contrasts strangely not only with Baker's own love life, but also with her prominence as a music hall and movie star, since a key definition of such...
- 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.
- The real-life Josephine Baker: What the movie didn't tell you. Whitaker, C. // Ebony;Jun1991, Vol. 46 Issue 8, p25
Discusses the controversial life of the late dancer-entertainer Josephine Baker. HBO movie, `The Josephine Baker Story,' starring Lynn Whitfield; Baker's life in France, her adoption of 12 orphans, and her work in the resistance during World War II; Her bare-breasted `Danse Sauvage'; Longtime...
- Ragtime Tumpie. Schroeder, Alan // Cricket;Jan1994, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p54
Recounts the influence of music on the childhood of a St. Louis girl called Tumpie. Tumpie's honkey-tonk drummer daddy, Eddie; Her mama, who took her to honkey-tonks to hear the music; Tumpie's dancing ability; Tumpie's career as a famous performer when she grew up and was known as Josephine...