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Funny Girl

The Oscar-winning film debut of Barbra Streisand, portraying the bittersweet life of singer-comedienne Fanny Brice. In early 20th-century New York, young Fanny Brice is determined to get her name in lights. Spotted by a suave gambler who gets her a job with Ziegfeld's Follies, Brice steals the show with her comic genius and quickly becomes a star. But the road turns rocky after she marries her admirer.

Release date:

2 hours, 21 minutes

Last on

Sat 15 Aug 2015 13:00


Role Contributor
Fanny BriceBarbra Streisand
Nick ArnsteinOmar Sharif
Georgia JamesAnne Francis
Florenz ZiegfeldWalter Pidgeon
Rose BriceKay Medford
Eddie RyanLee Allen
Mrs StrakoshMae Questel
BrancaGerald Mohr
KeeneyFrank Faylen
WriterIsobel Lennart
DirectorWilliam Wyler
ProducerRay Stark
ComposerJule Styne
LyricistBob Merrill
Director of photographyHarry Stradling

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