[PW] ? "Funny Girl" Quote (Quotation Query #754)

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at gmail.com
Sun Oct 30 09:26:28 PDT 2016

A reporter for the "Detroit Free Press" saw "Funny Girl" on Broadway
and reported on January 24, 1965 that Streisand spoke the line in the

Date: January 24, 1965
Newspaper: Detroit Free Press
Newspaper Location: Detroit, Michigan
Article: Why Streisand Keeps On Knocking 'Em Dead
Author: Louis Cook (Free Press Staff Writer)
Quote Page 7C

[Begin excerpt]
She opens "Funny Girl" by coming out and looking into a dressing room
mirror and after deep study remarking:  "Hello, gorgeous ..."

Miss Streisand is not gorgeous, although she's not exactly homely, either.
[End excerpt]


On Sun, Oct 30, 2016 at 12:04 PM, Shapiro, Fred <fred.shapiro at yale.edu> wrote:
> The 1968 film "Funny Girl" has Barbra Streisand as Fanny Brice saying to herself, "Hello, gorgeous."  Can anyone help me to determine whether this line also appeared in the 1964 musical play of "Funny Girl"?
> Fred Shapiro
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