Liz Smith: She's Still Here -- Beautiful, 'Bossy' Barbra -- the Legend Is Lavished With Well-Deserved Praise at the Lincoln Center Film Society
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"Well, in my limited experience, I'd have to say -- that was the best-girl-on-girl action of my life!"
• This was actress Amy Irving, referring to her "love scene," kissing Barbra Streisand in"Yentl -- you know, the one where Barbra is forced to masquerade as a male Yeshiva student, so as to further the education denied to women of her time.
This choice bit of info came the other night onstage at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall, where Barbra was feted by famous colleagues and friends, before receiving (from President Clinton) the Chaplin Award for her extraordinary career on film as an actress, singer, director producer. (The latter two, one might say, she's been in training for all her life! Even before movies came knocking.)
I've been to these big events over the years and admired Anne Tannenbaum for turning them into money-makers for film history. (This year she raised over $2 million.) I've seen Elizabeth Taylor, Woody Allen, Meryl Streep, Claudette Colbert
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