Josà © phine is in the Vatican. She came to meet Pope Pius XII so that he could bless his plan to adopt children of all races and all religions. She is waiting for her with Jo Bouillon, in a gallery where the cardinals and bishops dressed in crimson and purple circulate.

“It’s like being at the Folies Bergères,” she slips into her husband’s ear, before kneeling in front of the Holy Father. She who had scandalized the right-thinking, twenty years before, by dancing with her banana beltâ ?? ¦ Jo returns to Milandes where the work is not finished and he opens the restaurant “Le Tornoli”.

Josà © phine does not stop performing on stage. He is offered a fabulous contract for the United States. She accepts on one condition: to sing in front of white and black united. A first evening takes place …

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