Funny Lady

Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article Share Article
views updated

Funny Lady ★★½ 1975 (PG)

A continuation of “Funny Girl,” recounting Fanny Brice's tumultuous marriage to showman Billy Rose in the 1930s and her lingering affection for first husband Nick Arnstein. One of the rare sequels which are just as good, or at least almost, as the original. ♫How Lucky Can You Get?; Great Day; More Than You Know; Blind Date; So Long, Honey Lamb; Isn't This Better; Let's Hear It For Me; I Like Him/I Like Her; It's Only a Paper Moon. 137m/C VHS, DVD . Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, James Caan, Roddy McDowall, Ben Vereen, Carole Wells, Larry Gates, Heidi O'Rourke; D: Herbert Ross; W: Jay Presson Allen, Arnold Schulman; C: James Wong Howe.