Siren of the tropics
(DVD)

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Published
New York : Kino on Video, [2005].
Rating
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Status
Main Library - Adult Movie
DVD 791.43 S6196t
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DVD
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (87 min.) : sil., col. tinted ; 4 3/4 in.
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UPC
738329039929

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General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1927.
General Note
"The supplemental material on this DVD contains scenes of nudity. Viewer discretion is advised" -- From container.
General Note
Special features: "Josephine Baker: the performer" (2005, 18 min.); "Oh, Papitou": a NY cabaret impresario performs a musical number written for 'Siren of the tropics'; Josephine at the Folies Bergère; "The Charleston" - song and performance; A Folies Bergère stills gallery; the memoirs of Josephine Baker includes rare behind-the-scenes video clip and the 'Memoir illustrations: a stills gallery"
Creation/Production Credits
Music composer, Donald Sosin.
Participants/Performers
Joséphine Baker, Pierre Batcheff, Georges Melchior.
Description
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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation.
Language
Silent with music and English subtitles.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Etievant, H., Baker, J., Batcheff, P., Melchior, G., & Sosin, D. (2005). Siren of the tropics. New York: Kino on Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Henrí Etievant et al.. 2005. Siren of the Tropics. New York: Kino on Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Henrí Etievant et al., Siren of the Tropics. New York: Kino on Video, 2005.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Etievant, Henrí, et al. Siren of the Tropics. New York: Kino on Video, 2005. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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