Wow!! I’m taking a trip down memory lane!! Amazing back then, amazing still! 🎥
- Barbra Streisand as Fanny Brice
- Omar Sharif as Nick Arnstein
- Kay Medford as Rose Brice
- Walter Pidgeon as Florenz Ziegfeld
A colourful and well mounted movie version of the hit play, itself loosely based on the life of comedienne Fanny Brice, Funny Girl launched Barbra Streisand to movie stardom in her debut role( which garnered her an Oscar.) It’s a wonderful showcase for her and despite a lengthy running time, has more than enough virtues, wonderful music and moments of excellence to entrance.
It is the early part of the 20th Century and in New York, Fanny Brice is Jewish girl of modest means but massive dreams to be a star. No matter who tells her that her nose is too big or her legs are too skinny, Fanny strives to attain life on stage with all she’s got. Initially she starts…
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