vrijdag 25 september 2009

Josephine Baker's Banana Dance




Josephine Baker (June 3, 1906 – April 12, 1975) was an American expatriate entertainer and actress. She became a French citizen in 1937. Most noted as a singer, Baker also was a celebrated dancer in her early career. She was given the nicknames the "Bronze Venus" or the "Black Pearl", as well as the "Créole Goddess" in anglophone nations. In France, she has always been known as "La Baker".
Baker was the first African American female to star in a major motion picture, to integrate an American concert hall, and to become a world-famous entertainer
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Josephine Baker's Banana Dance (01:07)
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Josephine Baker's Dance (0:18)
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The Josephine Baker Story [1991] (01:59)
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Joséphine Baker at Schlagerfestival, 1966 1/2 (06:11)

Joséphine Baker at Schlagerfestival, 1966 2/2 (05:59)

 
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