Barbra Streisand

Barbra Streisand After starring in three G-rated musicals -- “Funny Girl,” for which she won a best actress Oscar, “Hello, Dolly!” and “On a Clear Day You Can See Forever" -- Streisand starred in her first non-singing, R-rated comedy, “The Owl and the Pussycat” (pictured), which opened in late 1970. Based on the hit Broadway play, the romantic comedy finds Streisand playing Doris, an uneducated, uncouth model, actress and prostitute -- just check out her bizarre outfit with hands sewn over her breasts -- who is sharing an apartment with an educated, struggling writer ( George Segal). Of course, these two mismatched roomies fall in love. Streisand utters a certain expletive that has been cut from the DVD release of the film. And Streisand even made her topless debut in the film, but that scene was cut before the release. Was it cold feet, Barbra?
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