Video Review

Eddie Fisher: A Singing Legend

EW's GRADE
C-

Details Genres: Documentary, Musical; With: Eddie Fisher

Nowadays Eddie Fisher is best known as Carrie's dad or as Liz Taylor's hubby No. 4. Eddie Fisher: A Singing Legend functions as a reminder that once upon a time he was also the singing idol of millions of bobbysoxers, but you'd never guess why by watching these 17 clips from some '50s TV appearances. Granted, Fisher is in robust voice on hits such as ''Anytime'' and ''Oh My Papa.'' Trouble is, he exudes about as much personality as the cheesy backdrops, and is nearly as stiff. C-

Originally posted Jun 17, 1994 Published in issue #227 Jun 17, 1994 Order article reprints