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The Josephine Baker Story (TV)

Original title
The Josephine Baker Story (TV)
Running time
130 min.
United States United States
Ron Hutchinson (Story: Ron Hutchinson, Michael Zagor)
Georges Delerue
Elemér Ragályi
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Anglia Television / HBO / RHI Entertainment
Drama. Romance | Based On A True Story. Biography. Historical. Music. TV Movie
Synopsis / Plot
Biography of the African-American who became a major performer in the Paris cabarets of the 1920's and 1930's. 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.
1991: Emmy: 5 Awards, Including Best Actress (Whitfield) and Directing. 12 Nominations
1991: Golden Globes: Best Supporting Actor in Series, Mini-Series or TV Picture. 3 nominations
1991: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director (Miniseries/TV Movie)
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