Chasing a Rainbow: The Life of Josephine Baker Trailer

Chasing a Rainbow: The Life of Josephine Baker Trailer (1987)

"Documentary on black American singer/dancer Josephine Baker (1906-1974), who emigrated to France where she was a major artist from 1927 until her deat" 24 March 1987 History, Factual, Music 90 mins

The story of Josephine Baker takes us on a fascinating tour of 20th-century race relations on both sides of the Atlantic, yet it leads to no conclusion, and black girls in search of a role-model tend to look elsewhere. Part of her appeal is her startlingly unique appearance. Simply nobody has ever looked or acted like her. She fits no black stereotype. Nor does she look like any recognizable strain of Afro-American. I'd always heard she was half-white, but it seems that her paternity is unknown, and her contradictory claims on the subject don't do much to enlighten us. (We are tempted to imagine quite an exotic mix.) Her origins in sharply-segregated St. Louis, where she is said to have witnessed a lynching, do not seem to have left her embittered. Perhaps she had too much to give. There is a special innocence about that smile, and when she performs her cross-eyed gag, we are lifted into a strange pixie-world, all its own.

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Cast

Todd Olivier

as Narrator

Josephine Baker

as Self (Archival Footage)

Crew

Ken Morse

Ken Morse Camera Operator

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Eddie Murphy: Raw Trailer (1987)

25 November 1987

After achieving fame with Saturday Night Live and Beverly Hills Cop, Eddie Murphy released a film version of one of his live stand-up performances.

House 2: The Second Story Trailer (1987)

14 May 1987

Young urban professionals Jesse (Arye Gross) and his girlfriend Kate (Lar Park Lincoln), move into an old mansion that has been in Jesse's family for generations.

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles Trailer (1987)

26 November 1987

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Superman IV: The Quest for Peace Trailer (1987)

23 July 1987

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The Witches of Eastwick Trailer (1987)

12 June 1987

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A Prayer for the Dying Trailer (1987)

11 September 1987

Jack Higgins' straightforward thriller about a guilt-ridden IRA bomber forced into "one last job"

The Princess Bride Trailer (1987)

18 September 1987

In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, murderous princes, Sicilians and rodents of unusual size.

Dirty Dancing Trailer (1987)

20 August 1987

Expecting the usual tedium that accompanies a summer in the Catskills with her family, 17-year-old Frances "Baby" Houseman is surprised to find herself stepping into the shoes of a professional hoofer -- and unexpectedly falling in love.

Predator Trailer (1987)

11 June 1987

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Prince of Darkness Trailer (1987)

23 October 1987

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The Running Man Trailer (1987)

13 November 1987

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Stakeout Trailer (1987)

05 August 1987

Two cops are given the 'dirty' job of staking out the home of an escaped convict's ex-girlfriend. Chris and the beautiful girlfriend accidentally meet and fall in love.

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