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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.

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.

2 hours, 21 minutes

Last on

Sat 15 Aug 2015 13:00

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • Jule Styne

    Funny Girl Overture

  • Barbra Streisand, Mae Questel & Kay Medford

    If a Girl Isn't Pretty

    Lyricist: Bob Merrill.
  • Barbra Streisand

    I'm the Greatest Star

    Lyricist: Bob Merrill.
  • Barbra Streisand

    His Love Makes Me Beautiful

    Lyricist: Bob Merrill.
  • Jule Styne

    Henry Street

  • Barbra Streisand

    People

    Lyricist: Bob Merrill.
  • Omar Sharif & Barbra Streisand

    You Are Woman

    Lyricist: Bob Merrill.
  • Barbra Streisand

    Don't Rain on My Parade

    Lyricist: Bob Merrill.
  • Barbra Streisand

    Sadie, Sadie

    Lyricist: Bob Merrill.
  • Barbra Streisand

    Don't Rain on My Parade

    Lyricist: Bob Merrill.
  • Barbra Streisand

    People

    Lyricist: Bob Merrill.

Credits

Role Contributor
Fanny Brice Barbra Streisand
Nick Arnstein Omar Sharif
Georgia James Anne Francis
Florenz Ziegfeld Walter Pidgeon
Rose Brice Kay Medford
Eddie Ryan Lee Allen
Mrs Strakosh Mae Questel
Branca Gerald Mohr
Keeney Frank Faylen
Writer Isobel Lennart
Director William Wyler
Producer Ray Stark
Composer Jule Styne
Lyricist Bob Merrill
Director of photography Harry Stradling

Broadcasts

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