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Funny Girl

Funny Girl is a 1968 autobiographical musical film which tells the story of vaudeville star Fanny Brice. It stars Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Kay Medford, Anne Francis, Walter Pidgeon and Mae Questel.

The movie was adapted by Isobel Lennart from her Broadway play. It was directed by William Wyler.

It won the Academy Award for Best Actress (Barbra Streisand) and was nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Kay Medford), Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing, Best Music, Score of a Musical Picture (Original or Adaptation), Best Music, Song (Jule Styne and Bob Merrill for Funny Girl), Best Picture and Best Sound.

Funny Girl was followed by a sequel in 1975, Funny Lady.