Footage of Josephine Baker performing her infamous Banana Dance at the Folies Bergère in Paris, France c. 1927

Footage of American-born French entertainer Josephine Baker performing her infamous Banana Dance at the Folies Bergère in Paris, France c.

"I like Frenchmen very much, because even when they insult you they do it so nicely." - Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker - while although she was slightly exploited for who she was and her race, she was a pioneer of liberation in the shows not only a prominent female figure but also the style of movie posters/music posters/art in general

cool banana dance. Un gif animé drole

Aka de la jungle

cool banana dance. Un gif animé drole

Banana-wielding chorus girls on the set of Busby Berkeley’s #Hollywood_Musicals

Banana-wielding chorus girls on the set of Busby Berkeley’s The Gang’s All Here rehearse the Lady in the Tutti-Frutti Hat routine, which was aptly described by one critic as “a male hairdresser’s acid trip” (via Hollywood Musicals)

Daily Color #138: Banana Dance

Daily Color #138: Banana Dance · Barbarian by Barbra Ignatiev · Bold Bohemian Print Home Decor, Clothing & Accessories

Daily Color Banana Dance · Barbarian by Barbra Ignatiev · Bold Bohemian Print Home Decor, Clothing & Accessories

Josephine Baker in Banana Skirt from the Folies Bergère production; 1927

Josephine Baker in Banana Skirt from the Folies Bergère production “Un Vent de Folie” 1927 (I should really work harder at accurately dating all these costumes - I summer project I think!

#WebTV Banana Dance  Redécouvrez avec ce mini film historique le fameux pagne de Joséphine Baker et sa Banana Dance toute aussi célèbre. On vous défie de faire la même chose !  http://www.elleetaitunefois.fr/it-news/josephine-baker-banana-dance/

#WebTV Banana Dance Redécouvrez avec ce mini film historique le fameux pagne de Joséphine Baker et sa Banana Dance toute aussi célèbre. On vous défie de faire la même chose ! http://www.elleetaitunefois.fr/it-news/josephine-baker-banana-dance/

DO THE BANANA DANCE - FRIENDLIEST FRIENDS KIDS MUSIC VIDEO - YouTube

DO THE BANANA DANCE - FRIENDLIEST FRIENDS KIDS MUSIC VIDEO - YouTube

▶ Peel Banana Camp Song - YouTube  (THIS IS PROOF TO EVERYONE THAT I'M NOT THE ONLY PERSON WHO KNOWS HOW TO PEEL BANANA JUST SO WE KNOW OKAY?!)

Science Methods: When we did this in Science Methods, we all had so much fun! This would be a big hit in elementary classrooms. It could also be used as an anticipatory set in a lesson about growing vegetables/fruit. I want to do this in my future class!

diet-food-carrot-and-banana-dance-for-health-picture-id178627122 612 × 459 pixels

diet-food-carrot-and-banana-dance-for-health-picture-id178627122 612 × 459 pixels

Josephine Baker - Clearest Close-Up Footage of her Famous Banana Dance

Josephine Baker - Famous Banana Dance - similar to the Black Bottom often performed by Ann Pennington

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