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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.
Did You Know?
, who plays Miss Electra, played the same role in the 1989 Broadway revival of 'Gypsy'. See more
When Mama Rose interrupts the first audition and is talking to Uncle Jocko, the dog she is carrying switches arms between shots. See more
My mother, who got me into this business, always told me, "Make them beg for more and then don't give it to them!" But I'm not my mother!
"You'll Never Get Away from Me"
Music by Jule Styne
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Sung by Bette Midler
and Peter Riegert See more