Carol Channing: Larger Than Life Reviews

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August 6, 2019
A film, and a life, worth cheering for, that will send audiences out of the theater on a cloud, whistling her iconic tunes, grinning from ear to ear.
September 18, 2017
It's no surprise that she never really succeeded on television or film because Carol Channing truly is larger than life.
August 22, 2017
Still, a documentary of this nature lives and dies by the personality of its subject and Carol Channing has plenty to spare.
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January 22, 2013
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May 12, 2012
As show biz documentaries go, this one is a must-see.
March 15, 2012
There's more than stage talk in Dori Berinstein's documentary: Hiding within it is a remarkable, moving love story.
February 14, 2012
In her ninth decade, Carol Channing is the subject of a documentary about her incredible life and devotion to entertainment that is as delightful and effervescent as the bubbly star herself.
February 2, 2012
Carol Channing: Larger than Life is like a warm cinematic hug from Shubert Alley, not to be missed by anyone with even the remotest passing interest in Channing or Broadway history.
February 2, 2012
This is a love letter to a born star and living legend that will make you laugh, cry, and be thankful that the great Channing is still here among us.
February 2, 2012
Carol Channing is 91 going on 7. That is meant as a compliment.
February 2, 2012
[Captures] the essence of Carol as one of those creatures of the theater that when you see her onstage, you know you've seen something special.
February 2, 2012
Not merely affectionate but cheerfully indulgent.
February 1, 2012
Here's hoping another generation will take a look at a life that's even more impressive for the fact that it continues to be a work in progress.
Top Critic
January 31, 2012
Let's hope Dolly finds her way back to center stage and never goes away again.
January 31, 2012
There's not much beyond all the fawning, but the effusively talented Channing more than deserves the gush.
January 25, 2012
Smarten up and pay attention. The Queen of Broadway enters.
Top Critic
January 20, 2012
The lady was - and remains - a pro, still glowin', crowin', goin' strong.
January 19, 2012
A terrifically entertaining, smartly constructed trip down memory lane with one of the American stage's most legendary troupers.
January 19, 2012
Enjoyable, endearing portrait of a true Broadway icon.
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