”The most sensational woman anybody ever saw. Or ever will.” Hemingway said it, and for once he wasn’t wrong. Pictures say more than words can about the Baker magic, and there are plenty of them in Josephine Baker. Plus posters, news clippings from the entertainer’s eventful and outrageous life, programs, and the customary prose play-by-play. When it comes to publicity, nudity, and the épater-ing of the bourgeoisie, Baker had no peer and still has none. Comparisons with Madonna come to mind and they are apt, but the Material Girl has a long way to go to match the Baker mystique. A
Josephine Baker ''The most sensational woman anybody ever saw. Or ever will.'' Hemingway said it, and for once he wasn't wrong. Pictures say more than words can...Josephine BakerBiography, NonfictionBryan Hammond, Patrick O'Connor ''The most sensational woman anybody ever saw. Or ever will.'' Hemingway said it, and for once he wasn't wrong. Pictures say more than words can...1991-05-24Bulfinch
Genre: Biography, Nonfiction; Author: Bryan Hammond, Patrick O'Connor; Publisher: Bulfinch
Posted May 24 1991 — 12:00 AM EDT
- Hollywood pays tribute to horror master Wes Craven
- Nicki Minaj's Miley Cyrus VMAs moment were not staged
- Justin Bieber releases music video for 'What Do You Mean?'
- Justin Bieber cries after MTV VMAs performance
- Kanye West is having the best time at the MTV VMAs
- MTV just debuted a new trailer for 'The Shannara Chronicles'
- Demi Lovato performs 'Cool For The Summer' with Iggy Azalea at VMAs
- 16 TV characters who stuck around longer than expected
- Behind Lady Gaga's killer look in 'American Horror Story: Hotel'
- 'American Horror Story: Hotel' First Look: 11 EW exclusive photos
- 17 photos of people you forgot hung out at the VMAs
- 24 Movies With Great Opening Scenes
- Khloé & Kris, Elsa & Chris, Rihanna and More!