Starry Night

October 8, 1969

Anthony Newley and Barbra Streisand

Academy Award-winning actress-singer Barbra Streisand chats with singer-actor-composer Anthony Newley after his New York nightclub debut at the Empire Room of the Waldorf-Astoria. Newley's opening performance was sold out.

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Along with composer Ian Fraser, he put together a nightclub act that received rave notices in Vancouver, Lake Tahoe, Las Vegas, New York, and Toronto, and he is considering making a movie with Barbra Streisand based upon the life of Napoleon.

[Barbra-Archives note: The movie, Napoleon and Josephine, had a screenplay by Gavin Lambert. Leslie Bricusse would have written the lyrics for the musical movie.]

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