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Final Projects: The Collector (1965), How to Steal a Million (1966), Funny Girl (1968), The Liberation of L. B. Jones (1970)

Gabriel Miller

in William Wyler: The Life and Films of Hollywood's Most Celebrated Director

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142098
eISBN:
9780813142371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142098.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with Wyler's final three films. It opens by recounting Wyler's involvement with The Sound of Music, which he was scheduled direct — and he did cast Julie Andrews — but later asked ... More


Streisand’s Cinema

Ethan Mordden

in On Streisand: An Opinionated Guide

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190651763
eISBN:
9780190931322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190651763.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Barbra Streisand’s movies, beginning with Funny Girl in 1968 followed by Hello, Dolly! a year later. A roadshow release, Funny Girl dropped eight of the numbers, including the ... More


Battle of the Girls

Matthew Kennedy

in Roadshow!: The Fall of Film Musicals in the 1960s

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199925674
eISBN:
9780190201920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925674.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

The premiere of Warner Bros.’s Finian’s Rainbow opens chapter eleven. The lovely score was offset by a bizarre plot and sloppy production values. It performs fairly at the box office. Funny Girl was ... More


Streisand’s Theatre

Ethan Mordden

in On Streisand: An Opinionated Guide

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190651763
eISBN:
9780190931322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190651763.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Barbra Streisand’s career in theater, beginning with her 1961 debut in New York via Another Evening With Harry Stoones followed by her very first Broadway role in I Can Get It ... More


Rhythm of Life

Kevin Winkler

in Big Deal: Bob Fosse and Dance in the American Musical

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199336791
eISBN:
9780190841478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199336791.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter describes Bob Fosse’s film Sweet Charity, which opened at the top of 1966 and was a compendium of then-current styles and sexual attitudes. Fosse conceived this American adaptation of ... More


The Theatricality of Everyday Life

Andrea Most

in Theatrical Liberalism: Jews and Popular Entertainment in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708194
eISBN:
9780814707982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708194.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the late 1950s and early 1960s, the values of theatrical liberalism caught the imagination of Jewish social scientists, who found it useful for explaining everyday behavior. At the same time, a ... More


His Shows Must Go On

Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson

in Ziegfeld and His Follies: A Biography of Broadway's Greatest Producer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813160887
eISBN:
9780813165530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160887.003.0023
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explains how Ziegfeld became an icon for generations to come through the lavish biopic The Great Ziegfeld (1936). Burke is an adviser on the set of the film and is now working at MGM. ... More


An Introduction to Streisand’s Life and Work

Ethan Mordden

in On Streisand: An Opinionated Guide

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190651763
eISBN:
9780190931322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190651763.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter introduces the reader to Barbra Streisand’s life and work, focusing on how being a singer and an actor, separately and together, have characterized her career. It first provides a ... More


Marvin Hamlisch: Born: June 2, 1944, New York, New York

Steven Suskin

in Show Tunes: The Songs, Shows, and Careers of Broadway’s Major Composers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195314076
eISBN:
9780199852734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314076.003.0032
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the work of Marvin Hamlisch. It opens with an extended commentary of his career, and also gives details on productions, with data and song information. Hamlisch studied at ... More


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