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This edition: Zouzou

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Episode Details

(1934/France, 92 min., b&w, musical, in French with English subtitles) Dir.: Marc Allégret. Cast: Jean Gabin, Josephine Baker, Pierre Larquey, Yvette Lebon. Life backstage at a music hall in Paris with Jean Gabin as an electrician, and Josephine Baker as Zouzou, his lifelong friend, who's working as a laundress but longs to perform on stage. Discussion guest: Jean Claude Baker, biographer of Ms. Baker.