Funny Girl quotes

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Early twentieth century New York. Fanny Brice knows that she is a talented comedienne and singer. She also knows that she is not the beauty typical of the stage performers of the day, she with skinny legs and a crooked nose among other physical issues. So she knows she has to use whatever other means to get her break in show business, that break so that she can at least display her talents. With the help of Eddie Ryan who would become her friend, Fanny is able to get a part in a novelty act in a vaudeville show, the renown from which eventually comes to the attention of famed impresario Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.. Fanny does become one of the Ziegfeld Follies most popular acts, despite she almost getting fired after her first performance by defying Flo's artistic vision for her closing number. Beyond stage success, Fanny also wants a happy personal life, most specifically with the suave Nicky Arnstein, a gambler in every respect of the word. Fanny loves him and loves that he loves her ...

Director: William Wyler
Writer: Isobel Lennart (based on the musical play by), Isobel Lennart (screenplay by)
Production: Columbia Pictures
Year: 1968
MetaScore: 89/100
ImdbRating: 7.4
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 19 Sep 1968
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 16 nominations.

16 Clips & Quotes


Fanny Brice - Barbra Streisand
Nick Arnstein - Omar Sharif
Rose Brice - Kay Medford
Georgia James - Anne Francis
Florenz Ziegfeld - Walter Pidgeon
Eddie Ryan - Lee Allen
Mrs. Strakosh - Mae Questel
Branca - Gerald Mohr
Keeney - Frank Faylen
Mrs. O'Malley - Gertrude Flynn
Mrs. Meeker - Penny Santon
Company Manager - John Harmon
Ziegfeld Girl - Thordis Brandt
Ziegfeld Girl - Bettina Brenna
Ziegfeld Girl - Virginia Ann Ford
Ziegfeld Girl - Alena Johnston
Ziegfeld Girl - Karen Lee
Ziegfeld Girl - Mary Jane Mangler
Ziegfeld Girl - Inga Neilsen
Ziegfeld Girl - Sharon Vaughn
Chorus Boy - Martin Abrahams
Pushcart Woman - Lillian Adams
Card Player - Peter Adams
Audience Member - Leon Alton
Fanny Cousin - Kristin Andersen
First Nighter - Martin Ashe
Card Player - Al Avalon
Ballet Dancer - Chela Bacigalupo
Stagehand - Al Bain
Regan - Frank Baron
Ballet Dancer - Bobbie Bates
Branca's Aide - Richard S. Baughn
Backstage Spectator - Al Beaudine
Western Union Boy - William 'Billy' Benedict
Reporter - Gary Bohn
Audience Member - Nick Borgani
Ballet Dancer - Donald Bradburn
Card Player - Paul Bradley
Woman in Window - Blanche Bronte
Showgirl - Phyllis Brown
Ballet Dancer - Buddy Bryan
Photographer - Fletcher Bryant
Mirror Girl - Barbara Burgess
Dentist - Irving Burns
Captain - Gene Callahan
Ballet Dancer - Kyra Carleton
Ballet Dancer - Nancee Charles
Messenger - Robert Christian
Dancer - Roy Clark
Ziegfield Girl - Beverly Cole
Ballet Dancer - Gene Columbus
Cab Driver - Daniel Cook
Ziegfield Girl - Cis Corman
Waiter - Tom Cound
Ziegfeld Girl - Chris Cranston
Card Player - Leon Daniels
Gambler - Tony Dante
Candelabra Girl - Diane Davis
Chandelier Girl - Gayle Davis
Doorman at Keeney's - Hal K. Dawson
Paul - Waiter - Marcel De la Brosse
Minor Role - Jack Del Rio
Newsman - John Dennis
Card Player - George DeNormand
Ballet Dancer - Joanna DiGiovanna
Photographer - Joseph Dolphin
Ballet Dancer - Pat Doty
Boy on Henry Street - John Downing
Ballet Dancer - Barrie Duffus
Citizen - Minta Durfee
Ballet Dancer - Kevin Edwards
Wardrobe Woman - Edith Emelyne
Showgirl - Sheila English
Specialty Dancer - Lynn Fields
Ballet Dancer - John Frayer
Gambler - Ralph Gambina
Newsman - Larry Gelman
Audience Member - Rudy Germane
Citizen - Joseph Glick
Bill Fallon - Lawyer - Lloyd Gough
Card Player - Dann E. Hadzick
First Nighter - Viola Harris
Card Player - John Hawke
Ballet Dancer - Howard Henderson
Mirror Girl - Hildegard
Ziegfield Girl - Barbara Houston
Ballet Dancer - Linda Howe
Hecky - Craig Huxley
Skater / Dancer - Jeri Jamerson
Ballet Dancer - Rini Jarmon
Backstage Spectator - Michael Jeffers
Specialty Dancer - Howard Jeffrey
Keeney Chorus Girl - Elaine Joyce
Assistant Photographer - Jack Kasabian
Little Boy - Adam Kaufman
Choreographer - Paul Keith
Doorman - Sherwood Keith
Opera Singer - Ingeborg Kjeldsen
Customer - Norma Jean Kron
Ballet Dancer - George LaFave
Girlfriend - Sherry Lansing
Tie Peddler - Avram Lax
Pushcart Woman / Woman on Henry Street - Frances Weintraub Lax
Chandelier Girl - Pam Leho
Audience Member - Ethelreda Leopold
Cameraman - Arlyn E. Loynd
Judge - Freeman Lusk
Ballet Dancer - Sonya Mahler
Halvah Peddler - Michael Mark
Ballet Dancer - Katherine Marking
Bride - Kathy Martin
Ballet Dancer - Mark Maskin
Ballet Dancer - Sally Mason
Young Escort - Frank Mathias
Ballet Dancer - Diane Mayer
Newsman - Pat McCaffrie
First Nighter - Max Mellinger
Ziegfield Girl - Lee Meredith
Woman on Henry Street - Belle Mitchell
Ballet Dancer - Richard Monahan
Skater - Barbara Monte
Citizen - Mike Morelli
Second Floor Woman - Shelley Morrison
Counterman - E.A. Nicholson
Ticket Seller - Tom Noel
Minor Role - Gerry Okuneff
Train Porter - Charlie Peterson
Citizen - Joe Ploski
Ballet Dancer - Ron Poindexter
Prince in 'Swan Lake' Parody - Tommy Rall
First Nighter - Paul Randall
Ballet Dancer - Teresa Ravid
Man in Audience - Tony Regan
First Nighter - Leoda Richards
Villain Dancer - Alex Rodine
Minor Role - Clark Ross
Audience Member - John Roy
Casino Patron - Paul Russell
Man Dancing at Brice's - Jeffrey Sayre
Mirror Girl - Yvonne Schubert
Steiny - Darryl Seamen
Skater / Dancer - Jet Sharon
Arnstein's Jockey - Johnny Silver
Party Guest - June Smaney
Card Player - Harry Stanton
Steward - Geoffrey Steele
Chandelier Girl - Nancy Stone
Bartender - Frank Sully
Mrs. Nadler - Bunny Summers
Pullman Porter - Earl Sydnor
Mirror Girl - Judy Taylor
Conductor - Arthur Tell
Bride - Rita Thiel
Ballet Dancer - Bob Thompson
Mirror Girl - Victoria Thompson
First Nighter - Arthur Tovey
Ballet Dancer - Pat Tribble
Ziegfield Girl - Terri Tucker
Ziegfield Girl - Kaye Turner
Ballet Dancer - Caprice Walker
Card Player - John Warburton
Specialty Dancer - Carol Warner
Candelabra Girl - Joni Webster
Mirror Girl - Sandra Wells
Ballet Dancer - Shari White
Comedy Dancer - Marc Wilder
Ziegfeld Girl - Caroline Williams
Ziegfeld Girl - Christine Williams
Ballet Dancer - Susan Williams
Wardrobe Woman - Sally Winn
Violinist at Keeney's - Dick Winslow
Chandelier Girl - Nancy Woods
Court Clerk - Charles Woolf
Specialty Dancer - Beverly Yates
Sadie's Husband - Joe Yore
Pushcart Shopper - Enid Yousen
Gambler - John Zimeas