Paramount at the Movies Presents: Funny Girl [G]

Paramount at the Movies Presents: Funny Girl [G]

Movies | 10/8/2023 | 2:00PM

1968 | G | Runtime: 151 minutes

One of the most popular movie musicals ever made! Funny Girl follows the early career of stage comedienne Fanny Brice, a role that earned Barbra Streisand the 1968 Oscar® for Best Actress. As the film opens, only her mother believes Fanny can make it in show business. When she gets her first break at Keeney’s Music Hall, her hilarious debut as a roller-skating chorus girl gets her hired as a comedienne. A year later, Fanny is working for Florenz Ziegfeld in his famous Follies and brings the house down with an outrageous and unplanned number. Fanny becomes a star, falls in love, and marries Nick Arnstein (Omar Sharif), a handsome gambler whose luck doesn’t hold up. The film’s many memorable songs include “Don’t Rain On My Parade” and the Streisand classic “People.”

Image credit: © 1968, renewed 1996 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Did you know?

  • Barbra Streisand once stated that if any of her films could be put in a time vault, she would want to be remembered for this one.
  • The iconic logo for the film, an upside-down girl with roller skates, was created by illustrator Talivaldis Stubis.
  • The first half of the final musical number, “My Man,” was recorded “live” to maximize Barbra Streisand’s dramatic rendition and because she hated lip-syncing.

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Ticket Prices

  • $ 6.00 Youth (12 & Under)
  • $ 8.00 Adult

Schedule of Events

  • October 8, 2023 | 2:00 PM
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  • Barbra Streisand as "Fanny Brice"
  • Omar Sharif as "Nick Arnstein"
  • Kay Medford as "Rose Brice"
  • Anne Francis as "Georgia James"
  • Walter Pidgeon as "Florenz Ziegfeld"

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