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UK: Columbia Tristar Films (UK)
Cast: Barbra Streisand, Fanny Brice, Omar Sharif, Nick Arnstein, Kay Medford, Anne Francis, Walter Pidgeon, Lee Allen, Mae Questel, Gerald Mohr, Frank Faylen, Mittie Lawrence, Gertrude Flynn, Penny Santon, John Harmon, Thordis Brandt, Bettina Brenna, Virginia Ann Ford, Alena Johnston, Karen Lee, Mary Jane Mangler, Inga Neilsen, Sharon Vaughn
Director: William Wyler
UK: 155 mins
UK Certificate: U contains some mild sexual references and language
UK Release Date: 15 February 2002 (Re-release)
One of the most popular movie musicals ever made, FUNNY GIRL follows the early career of stage comedienne Fanny Brice - a role that earned Barbra Streisand the 1968 Oscar® for Best Actress. FUNNY GIRL was directed by William Wyler and written by Isobel Lennart and Bob Merrill. Starring Omar Sharif, Kay Medford, Anne Francis and Walter Pidgeon, the film was produced by Ray Stark, with music by Jule Styne and Bob Merrill, cinematography by Harry Stradling Sr., choreography by Herbert Ross and set design by Gene Callahan. FUNNY GIRL was originally released in the USA by Columbia Pictures Corporation on September 19, 1968.