THE SCREENING ROOM: Happy Birthday, Dolly! — Our Favorite Carol Channing Moments (Video)
31 Jan 2014
Tony Award winner Carol Channing—the "larger-than-life" film, stage and television personality—celebrates her 93rd birthday Jan. 31. In honor of Dolly's big day, Playbill.com has searched the web for our favorite Channing videos, including Broadway performances, television appearances and unforgettable moments.
In 1949 Channing starred as Lorelei Lee in the Broadway musical Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Here, on an NBC variety show, the actress offered performances from the Broadway production, including "A Little Girl From Little Rock" and "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend."
Featuring the Broadway classics “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Sunrise Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition,” Fiddler on the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!