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Funny Girl
- Barbra Streisand

Overview - In FUNNY GIRL, the highly fictionalized musical biopic, Barbara Streisand makes her film debut in a reprisal of her Broadway role as Ziegfeld star Fanny Brice. Brice, a poor Jewish girl from New York's Lower East Side, rose to fame and won audience's hearts everywhere with her comic antics and powerful singing.  Read more...

 
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Overview

In FUNNY GIRL, the highly fictionalized musical biopic, Barbara Streisand makes her film debut in a reprisal of her Broadway role as Ziegfeld star Fanny Brice. Brice, a poor Jewish girl from New York's Lower East Side, rose to fame and won audience's hearts everywhere with her comic antics and powerful singing. Unfortunately, she had far less success in her personal life, and the film focuses on her doomed romance with her first husband, gambler Nicky Arnstein.

Awards:
1968 - Academy Awards - Best Actress Winner

Cast List

Maury Winetrobe
Mae Questel - Vintage musical performer
Kay Medford - American Character Actress, FUNNY GIRL
Walter Scharf - American Composer
William Kiernan - Set Decorator
William Sands - Editor
Herbert Ross - Director/Producer/Choreo.
William Wyler - Acclaimed Director
Willi Wyler - Acclaimed Director
Frank Faylen - American Character Actor
Gerald Mohr - American Actor
Omar Sharif - Egyptian actor, DOCTOR ZHIVAGO (1965)
Michael Shalhoub - Egyptian actor, DOCTOR ZHIVAGO (1965)
Harry Stradling - Director Of Photography
Harry Stradling Sr. - Director Of Photography
Robert Merrill - American Composer/Writer
Bob Merrill - American Composer/Writer
Jule Styne - American Composer/Producer
Jules Stein - American Composer/Producer
Gene Callahan - Production Designer
Anne Francis - Actress, HONEY WEST
Barbra Streisand - Actress/Singer/Director, YENTL (1983)
Barbara Joan Streisand - Actress/Singer/Director, YENTL (1983)
Isobel Lennart - American Screenwriter
Robert Luthardt - Art Director
Irene Sharaff - Oscar winning costume designer, WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOO
Ray Stark - American Producer/Agent
Walter Pidgeon - Canadian actor, MADAME CURIE, MRS. MINIVER

 
Details
    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 147
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 043396030893
  • Genre: Musicals
  • Rating: G (MPAA)
  • Release Date: November 2007

Related Categories:
Movies > Musical & Performing Arts
Movies > Musicals
Movies > Biography

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Notes:
Barbra Streisand made her film debut with "Funny Girl." Color by Technicolor. Herbert Ross directed the musical numbers.

Reviews:
"...As enthralling as the day it was released in 1968. It is a superb example of Hollywood craftsmanship in which all elements have been blended to perfection with inspired artistry..." - 08/31/2001 Los Angeles Times, p.6


"...Quirky, charming and very funny, Babs screams talent..." - 03/01/2002 Total Film, p.107


"...As an exercise in unintentional self-revelation, it's mesmerizing, with Streisand hammering home the comedy..." - 11/02/2001 Entertainment Weekly, p.55


"[A]s the engine that keeps the train running, the 26-year-old Streisand is riveting." - 05/03/2013 Entertainment Weekly

 
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