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Be Yourself (1930) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Thornton Freeland and produced by John W. Considine Jr..

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Classic Films in Focus: BE YOURSELF! (1930)

By Jennifer Garlen on Jun 24, 2013 From Virtual Virago

In 1969, Barbra Streisand won an Oscar for playing Fanny Brice in Funny Girl (1968), but that performance is probably the only encounter most modern viewers have with the Jewish comedienne, who became a star with the Ziegfeld Follies and was also known for her radio performances as Baby Snooks. Bric... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: BE YOURSELF! (1930)

By Jennifer Garlen on Jun 24, 2013 From Virtual Virago

In 1969, Barbra Streisand won an Oscar for playing Fanny Brice in Funny Girl (1968), but that performance is probably the only encounter most modern viewers have with the Jewish comedienne, who became a star with the Ziegfeld Follies and was also known for her radio performances as Baby Snooks. Bric... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: BE YOURSELF! (1930)

By Jennifer Garlen on Jun 24, 2013 From Virtual Virago

In 1969, Barbra Streisand won an Oscar for playing Fanny Brice in Funny Girl (1968), but that performance is probably the only encounter most modern viewers have with the Jewish comedienne, who became a star with the Ziegfeld Follies and was also known for her radio performances as Baby Snooks. Bric... Read full article


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Jerry Moore: It's a racket.
Fannie Field: So's tennis... but ya gotta be sober to play it.
Jerry Moore: Well, liquor never hurt my old man. He's been drinkin' all his life, and he's 80 years old.
Fannie Field: Wait...it'll get him.


Jerry Moore: You're a funny girl, Fannie.
Fannie Field: I gotta be. That's how I make my livin'.


Harry Field: A verbal agreement...
Fannie Field: ...is not worth the paper it's written on.


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Also directed by Thornton Freeland




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Also produced by John W. Considine Jr.




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Also released in 1930




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