Josephine Baker Zou Zou Movie Poster
Josephine plays a young Creole woman whose father works at a circus. As children, she and her adopted white brother, Jean, are put in the show as ""twins."" Zouzou eventually falls in love with Jean, and he is her protector throughout the film. When Jean is wrongly convicted of a crime, Zouzou starts performing to raise money for him. This is when the film becomes a musical, showing off Josephine's talents and charm. Zouzou goes to the police to prove Jean's innocence on opening night of her performance, and makes it back in time to do the finale and become a star. She does a memorable scene wearing feathers and singing Haiti while in a swing. In the end, Jean falls in love with a white woman, leaving Zouzou alone.