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TV5Monde – Chocolat: Une Histoire du Rire (2016)

TV5Monde Chocolat Une Histoire du Rire

Chocolat: A History of Laughter

Back in the Belle Époque (1871 to 1914), the general public went wild for a clown nicknamed Chocolat. Today, what place does humour hold in the history of France’s black population. From Joséphine Baker to the stand-up comedy stars, not forgetting Henri Salvador or Pascal Légitimus, can laughter banish prejudice?

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