Henrietta Robins works out of her home and her husband Pete drives a cab to try to support her. When Pete gets a tip from one of his fellow drivers that a deal will be made by the Americans... See full summary »
Hillary Kramer, successful Perfume magnate awakes one morning to find that her accountant has robbed her blind and left for South America. Going through all of her remaining assets she ... See full summary »
The life of Fanny Brice, famed comedienne and entertainer of the early 1900s. We see her rise to fame as a Ziegfield girl, subsequent career and her personal life, particularly her relationship with Nick Arnstein.
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This is a lavish, musical extravaganza by the terrific Barbra Streisand and at the height of her vocal prowess. She sings over 30 songs, including a huge medley in Act 1 that culminates with her holding the last note of "I've Got Rhythm" for nearly 30 seconds! It's something to behold. Ironically, this special came after "My Name Is Barbra," "Color Me Barbra," and her other 60's specials and at the time it was considered "overproduced." The critics missed the boat entirely. This show is sumptuous, not overdone. Two sequences don't work -- the "By Myself" number and "The World is A Concerto" -- but most of the music is great. And Streisand's duet with Ray Charles is wonderful. The final song, Streisand & chorus singing "The Sweetest Sounds" acappella is
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