Princess Tam Tam [Princesse Tam Tam]

Paris: Arys, 1935. Vintage reference photograph of Josephine Baker from the 1935 French film. With a provenance stamp and the stamp of Cinemagence on the verso, along with holograph ink and pencil annotations.

A French novelist brings a Tunisian shepherdess to Paris, where she poses as an African princess to gain access to high society. Baker's fourth feature film appearance, a success in Europe which went unseen for decades in the US as a result of Hays Office censors refusing to pass the film due to the implication of an interracial romance.

Set in Paris and Tunisia, shot on location in Tunisia.

8 x 10 inches. Near Fine.

[Book #149650]