THE SCREENING ROOM: Happy Birthday, Elaine Stritch!

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Unstoppable showbiz icon Elaine Stritch, the Tony-winning leading lady with a singular voice and demeanor who has become synonymous with Stephen Sondheim's "The Ladies Who Lunch," celebrates her 87th birthday Feb. 2.

In recognition of her Town Hall solo concert debut last October, enlisted a host of Broadway leading ladies to share their memories of Stritch, who is also the subject of an upcoming documentary film.

Today, takes a look at some of our favorite video performances from Stritch's lengthy career.

Happy Birthday, Elaine. Really, "It's Today."

Only Stritch could and would make a comeback within the span of a one hour-long documentary. Here she is, refreshed and ready to deliver "The Ladies Who Lunch" in D.A. Pennebaker's "Company: Original Cast Album."

Performing "Uncle Sam Rag" from Redhead along with Millicent Martin and David Kernan.

"Broadway Baby" from the legendary 1985 Follies in Concert at Avery Fisher Hall.

A delicious performance of Rodgers and Hart's "To Keep My Love Alive" from Connecticut Yankee.

A glimpse into the relationship between Noel Coward and Stritch, with some footage from Sail Away, seen here in "The Noel Coward Trilogy."

Joining Lena Zavaroni, Wayne Sleep and George Chisolm for "All That Jazz."

Singing "He Had Refinement" from A Tree Grows In Brooklyn.

"The Little Things You Do Together," from "Company: Original Cast Album."

Living the lyrics of "I'm Still Here" for the Sondheim Birthday Concert with the New York Philharmonic as her fellow Broadway leading ladies look on in awe.

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