YouTube Gem of the Week: Streisand Looking Like Butter!


“I’ve got 36 expressions,” sings Barbra Streisand as Fanny Brice in 1968’s Funny Girl, the most astounding female musical vehicle of all time. Well, she’s got about 3600 outfits in the film, from vaudeville shmattes to glorious gowns to slinky peignoirs, all accessorized with everything from bird feathers to Pilgrim’s hats. In this YouTube oddity, a short called “The Look of Funny Girl,” Babs dutifully shows off Irene Sharaff’s stunning array of fashion—some of it never seen in the film—as gays re-experience the first orgasm they ever had while watching a woman. Hello, gorgeous!