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Gypsy (1993)

Not Rated | | Biography, Comedy, Drama | TV Movie 12 December 1993
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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A Trajetória do Sucesso  »

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Trivia

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: [to audience] 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!
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Version of Gypsy (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

You Gotta Get a Gimmick
Music by Jule Styne
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Sung by Linda Hart, Anna McNeely and Christine Ebersole
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8 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

Really, I must say that this is better than the 1962 screen production with Natlie Wood. And the role of Gypsy had humor in her acts. Also, the language was less restrained, making the movie seem very real. Midler can do so much with this. She had the emotion, she had the ongoing talent to switch gears to being Rose with all her best.


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