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Fanny Brice

A coincidence for sure...

In my last column, I wrote another poem and mentioned Baby Snooks.

Wouldn't you know... I just watched a fabulous movie on television, "Funny Girl" starring my fellow Brooklynite, BARBRA STREISAND.

As you probably know, the movie is based on the life of Fanny Brice, who was a famous comic in the Siegfield Follies and the "Baby Snooks" radio show. WHAT TALENT!

Still another coincidence...

Fanny Brice lived on Henry Street. So did I, (770 Henry Street), Jews who grew up in New York! (Wanna cupa cawfee?)

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