Intimate Portrait

  • 1995
  • TV Show
  • None

Lifetime's spin on `Biography' profiles female entertainers, newsmakers and historical figures. Each show uses clips and interviews to focus on the subject's achievements, inspirations and private life.

Josephine Baker

First Aired: March 12, 1999

A profile of entertainer Josephine Baker, who was known for her wild personality and for her sensual “banana dance” of the 1930s. Included: a look back at her on-again, off-again career, and interviews with Debbie Allen and Lynn Whitfield, who won an Emmy for her portrayal of Baker in a made-for-TV film. Narrated by Arsenio Hall.

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  • Premiered: January 29, 1995
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: Lifetime's spin on `Biography' profiles female entertainers, newsmakers and historical figures. Each show uses clips and interviews to focus on the subject's achievements, inspirations and private life. (more)

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