Tag Archives: Barbra Streisand

THE OUTRAGEOUS SOPHIE TUCKER

Delightful documentary about Sophie Tucker, another whip-smart Jewish girl who made good in Die Goldene Medina–the golden country–of 20th Century America. (JLH: 4/5) ************************* Kudos to internet entrepreneurs Lloyd & Susan Ecker for turning their retirement years into a three-way love affair with … Continue reading

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Yentl’s 25th

From March ’09 Spotlight: Barbra Streisand’s Yentl has just been rereleased in a brand new 25th anniversary DVD box set. Although much maligned over the years, Yentl is a great and heartfelt work of cinematic art, and I urge you … Continue reading

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Alan and Marilyn Bergman

From Dec ’07 Spotlight: I heard many wonderful lectures at this year’s Chicago Humanities Festival, but two really stand out. “An Evening with Alan and Marilyn Bergman” (October 27) was a total delight. Award-winning lyricists, the Bergmans received their first … Continue reading

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