FRANCE: Shotgun Wedding

In the village of Big Heartbreak, Crevecoeur-le-Grand, about 50 miles from Paris, nervous chickens went to roost, hysterical cows were herded into their barns, and the town's leading citizens put away their shotguns last week after such a wedding as the village will not soon forget. Josephine Baker got married and became a French citizen at the same time.

Few U. S. entertainers have ever had the success on Continental stages of honey-skinned, good-natured Josephine Baker. Born in St. Louis 30-odd years ago of an allegedly white father & a colored...

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