Siren of the Tropics [La sirene des tropiques]

N.p. N.p., Circa 1927. Vintage reference photograph from the 1927 French silent film, a fourth wall breaking moment featuring actors Josephine Baker and Adolphe Cande. With holograph pencil annotations on the verso.

A beautiful, lonely islander falls in love with a visiting French engineer, unaware of his forthcoming nuptials to a wealthy French woman. The feature film debut of the then-21-year-old Baker, whose successful performance led to starring roles in "Zouzou" (1934) and "Princess Tam Tam" (1935).

Set on the fictional colony of Monte Puebla.

9.5 x 7 inches. Near Fine.


[Book #151443]

Price: $850.00