Jessica Parido A good movie to watch at home while putting away the laundry or brushing the dog. The only drawback is that it also makes Josephine appear weak and dependent in her planning,while she was nothing like that. Carrie Westcott Whitfield, a dancer but not a singer, was passed on at first and then called back after several months of unsuccessful auditions.
The Josephine Baker Story DVD with Lynn Whitfield, Rubén Blades, David Dukes (R) +Movie Reviews
Bobbi Billard FB Twitter ellipsis More. I had the distinct pleasure of watching a full-fledged documentary film about Josephine Baker directly before viewing the HBO made-for-television movie featuring Lynn Whitfield as the beloved late entertainer. Sometimes the viewer feels shortchanged, as when the scene shifts from late 30's New York to wartime France to North Africa in the blink of an eye. All Rights Reserved. While it's an interesting interpretation - very sincere - I don't know how accurate it is.