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Title Siren of the tropics [videorecording] / [presented by] La Centrale Cinèmatographique ; directed by Henrí Etievant.
Publication New York : Kino on Video, [2005]
Copyright date ©2005
Description 1 videodisc (87 min.) : sil., color tinted ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
digital optical
video file
Call # DVD
Series The Josephine Baker collection
Josephine Baker collection.
System Req DVD.
Note Silent with music and English subtitles.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1927.
Special features included.
"The supplemental material on this DVD contains scenes of nudity. Viewer discretion is advised"--From container.
Cast Joséphine Baker, Pierre Batcheff, Georges Melchior.
Credits Music, Donald Sosin.
Summary Papitou is a free-spirited, animal-loving native girl who falls in love with Andre, a sophisticated young man who has been sent to the Parisian Antilles as a prospector. She is unaware that he is betrothed to another, or that his work assignment is actually a perilous ruse concocted by his scheming boss. As the truth becomes known, Papitou finds herself pursuing Andre back to Paris.
Audience Not rated.
Subject Music-halls (Variety-theaters, cabarets, etc.) -- France -- Paris -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- France -- Paris -- Drama.
Capitalists and financiers -- Drama.
Feature films.
Addl. Author Etiévant, Henri, 1870-1953.
Baker, Josephine, 1906-1975.
Batcheff, Pierre, 1901-1932.
Melchior, Georges, 1888-1944.
Sosin, Donald.
Kino International Corporation.
Standard # 738329039929

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