Directed by HERBERT ROSS Screenplay by JAY PRESSON ALLEN and ARNOLD SCHULMAN
There is no getting around it; Funny Lady is kind of a kick.
It ought not to have been. The movie is a continuation of Barbra Streisand's first starring vehicle. Like Funny Girl (1968), Funny Lady is gaudy and inane. As before, the star cuts up and camps up a revamped biography of Fanny Brice, here and there belting out a tune as if the lyrics were marching orders. Streisand is still more the enthusiastic personality than dexterous actress. She changes...