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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Anna McNeely, who plays Miss Electra, played the same role in the 1989 Broadway revival of 'Gypsy'. See more »

Goofs

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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Remake of Gypsy (1962) See more »

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Little Lamb
Music by Jule Styne
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Sung by Cynthia Gibb
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Midler -v- Merman
24 August 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

If you want to see what could be classed as the 'stage' version of GYPSY this is the film for you.

If you enjoy(ed) listing to the MERMAN recording of GYPSY then you really enjoy watching MIDLER as Gypsy's mother, ROSE. It's my opinion that Midler has the volume, vibrato and presents that Merman once had.

It's not often these days, when listening to update versions of musicals, that I get that tingling sensation that makes the hair on my neck tingle but Bette Midler certainly shows her talents in this movie -see how you like them apples.....

I know you may not like it, but for me Ms. Midler is the definitive "Gypsy".


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