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Barbra Streisand’s 5 Greatest Performances For Her 75th Birthday

Barbra Streisand, Broadway queen, turns 75 today. To celebrate her matchless contributions to American theater and film, check out five of her best on-screen moments, from “Funny Girl” to “The Way We Were.”

1) Her haunting performance of “Papa Can You Heart Me?” in “Yentl”

2) Her impassioned pacifist speech as a young firebrand communist in “The Way We Were”

3) Her soaring ballad “People” from “Funny Girl”

4) Her duet with Judy Garland, “Happy Days Are Here Again”

5) And last but not least, the classic “Don’t Rain On My Parade” — also from “Funny Girl”


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