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  • Actor Josephine Baker sits on the ground, smiling, next to a dog.
  • Actor Josephine Baker stands next to a man, and dangles a bunch of cherries.
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SIREN OF THE TROPICS

3:40 ♪

Sunday, January 19

♪ Live piano accompaniment by Steve Sterner

(1927, Mario Nalpas & Henri Étiévant) Josephine Baker in her first movie showcase, as an island woman who learns about social mores when she travels to the mainland. Featuring a famous nude bathtub scene. Buñuel was assistant director. DCP courtesy Lobster Films. Approx. 86 min.

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