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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

Linda Hart, who plays Mazeppa, was once one of Bette Midler's "Harlettes." See more »

Goofs

In the final scene, Mama Rose opens the top of her dress, revealing the top of her bra; however, when Gypsy comes out and talks to her, the dress is closed again. See more »

Quotes

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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Midler -v- Merman
24 August 2005 | by 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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