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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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Trivia

Emile Ardolino's last film. 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 »

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Louise: You really could have been something, Mother.
Rose: If I could have been, I would have been. And that's show business.
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Referenced in Hocus Pocus (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Baby June and Her Newsboys
Music by Jule Styne
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Sung by Lacey Chabert, Elisabeth Moss and Ensemble
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A mighty fine Gysy
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I like the Rosalind Russell version a lot(I perhaps prefer it just a tad) and Russell in it, but this Gypsy has a lot to recommend. It is not quite on par with the musical itself(neither film version is) which is a masterpiece of character and music, but it has its spirit, heart and charm. The spirit is droll and sincere and the story has so much heart to it. The music is wonderful and the lyrics positively delight. The production values are kitsch, bright and colourful. While I prefer Malden and Wood in their respective roles in the 1962 film, Peter Reigert(though his singing leaves a lot to be desired) and Cynthia Gibb are truly charming and entertaining, and Christine Ebersole steals all her scenes. If there are any preferences I have at all over the 1962 film, it is the staging and choreography, which is less clunky and moves more effortlessly, and Bette Midler's singing, Russell's was raspy and off-key sometimes whereas Midler's is big and brassy. Midler is just superb as Mama Rose, although Russell was superb also Midler's Mama Rose is truer to what Mama Rose should be like. Overall, a fine Gypsy. 8/10 Bethany Cox


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