Mistinguett´s (1875 – 1956) was at one time the highest-paid female entertainer in the world. She became known as a singer and actress, starring in numerous films during the silent era.
During a tour of the United States, Mistinguett was asked by Time magazine to explain her popularity. Her answer was:
“It is a kind of magnetism. I say ‘Come closer’ and draw them to me.”
Mistinguett by Charles Gesmar 1900 – 1928 Mistinguett (5 April 1875 – 5 January 1956). French Poster Artist and Costume Designer Born: May 21, 1900 Died: February 27, 1928
Mistinguett and Josephine Baker, 1927