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Gypsy (1993)

TV Movie  |   |  Biography, Comedy, Drama  |  12 December 1993 (USA)
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Based on the autobiography of Gypsy Rose Lee, this made-for-TV movie-previously a Broadway smash and a 1962 film-depicts the life and times of a stripper and her domineering mother.

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Based on the autobiography of Gypsy Rose Lee, this made-for-TV movie-previously a Broadway smash and a 1962 film-depicts the life and times of a stripper and her domineering mother.

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Sherilyn Fenn auditioned for the role that went to Cynthia Gibb. See more »

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When Mama Rose interrupts the first audition and is talking to Uncle Jocko, the dog she is carrying switches arms between shots. See more »

Quotes

Gypsy: Some men have called me an ecdysiast. Do you know what that means? An ecdysiast is one who, or that which, sheds it's skin. In vulgar parlance, a stripper. But I'm not a stripper. At these prices, I'm an ecdysiast!
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Remade as Gypsy See more »

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May We Entertain You
Music by Jule Styne
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Sung by Lacey Chabert and Elisabeth Moss
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Bette Midler is a Rose in full bloom
29 March 2000 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

I loved this production of "Gypsy" so much that when my audiocassette of the Ethel Merman production got ruined I replaced it with a CD of the Midler "Gypsy." Bette Midler has the fire to do justice to this demanding role, and her supporting cast seemed agreeable to let her shine. But the highlight of the film for me was "You Gotta Have a Gimmick." The three strip women as a group are a comic delight.


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