7.6/10
141
6 user

Barbra Streisand and Other Musical Instruments (1973)

Director:

Writers:

(dialogue written by), (dialogue written by) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
Won 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Color Me Barbra (TV Special 1966)
Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Barbra Streisand's second television special, consisting of her singing and doing comedy skits.

Directors: Dwight Hemion, Roland Vance
Stars: Barbra Streisand
One Voice (TV Special 1986)
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Barbra Streisand preformed some of her favorite songs and changes the world with one voice.

Director: Dwight Hemion
Stars: Barbra Streisand, Jim Cox, Michael Fisher
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart.

Director: Sydney Pollack
Stars: Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford, Bradford Dillman
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

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 »

Director: Peter Yates
Stars: Barbra Streisand, Michael Sarrazin, Estelle Parsons
A Happening in Central Park (TV Special 1968)
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Barbara Streisand's live concert taped before an appreciative audience of 150,000 fans in New York City's Central Park.

Director: Robert Scheerer
Stars: Barbra Streisand
Barbra: The Concert (TV Special 1995)
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Directors: Barbra Streisand, Dwight Hemion
Stars: Barbra Streisand, Steve Susskind, Judith Gordon
Comedy | Romance | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

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 »

Director: Howard Zieff
Stars: Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Paul Sand
Funny Girl (1968)
Biography | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

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.

Director: William Wyler
Stars: Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Kay Medford
Funny Lady (1975)
Biography | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Story of singer Fanny Brice's stormy relationship with showman Billy Rose.

Director: Herbert Ross
Stars: Barbra Streisand, James Caan, Omar Sharif
Yentl (1983)
Drama | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A Jewish girl disguises herself as a boy to enter religious training.

Director: Barbra Streisand
Stars: Barbra Streisand, Amy Irving, Mandy Patinkin
Nuts (1987)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A high-class call girl accused of murder fights for the right to stand trial rather than be declared mentally incompetent.

Director: Martin Ritt
Stars: Barbra Streisand, Richard Dreyfuss, Maureen Stapleton
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Rose and Gregory, both Columbia University professors meet when Rose's sister answers Gregory's "personals" ad. Several times burned, the handsome-but-boring Gregory believes that sex has ... See full summary »

Director: Barbra Streisand
Stars: Barbra Streisand, Jeff Bridges, Lauren Bacall
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Herself
...
Himself
Martin Erlichman ...
Washing Machine Player
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Music | Musical

Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

|

Also Known As:

Barbra Streisand... and Other Musical Instruments  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?


Soundtracks

Sweet Inspiration
Written by Dan Penn and Spooner Oldham
Performed by Ray Charles and Barbra Streisand
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Excellent Barbra Streisand original TV special!
14 May 2001 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

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


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?