A look at the life of the pioneering black entertainer Josephine Baker.
This excerpt from La Révolution française (1989) depicts events leading to the fall of the Bastille on July 14th 1789. Among the historical figures shown are Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, Jacques Necker, Georges Danton, Camille Desmoulins and the Bastille's governor, Bernard de Launay. For more information on the fall of the Bastille and the French Revolution
“When good Americans die, they go to Paris.”
Wilde may not have been an American, but he was good (and his words and work are still a source of inspiration). Oscar Wilde died penniless at the Hôtel d'Alsace, Paris, 30th November 1900, three years after being exiled from England.