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.
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
|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|
|Director of photography||Harry Stradling|