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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.

Director:

Emile Ardolino

Writers:

Arthur Laurents (book), Gypsy Rose Lee (memoirs: "Gypsy, A Memoir")
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bette Midler ... Mama Rose
Peter Riegert ... Herbie
Cynthia Gibb ... Louise / Gypsy Rose Lee
Edward Asner ... Pop
Christine Ebersole ... Tessie Tura
Michael Jeter ... Mr. Goldstone
Andrea Martin ... Miss Cratchitt
Linda Hart ... Miss Mazeppa
Anna McNeely Anna McNeely ... Miss Electra
Jennifer Rae Beck ... June Hovick (adult)
Jeffrey Broadhurst Jeffrey Broadhurst ... Tulsa
Tony Shalhoub ... Uncle Jocko
Rachel Sweet ... Agnes
David Marciano ... Pastey - Stage Manager
John LaMotta John LaMotta ... Cigar - WIchita Theatre Manager
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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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Certificate:

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Trivia

Meg Tilly auditioned for the role that eventually went to Cynthia Gibb. 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

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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Connections

Featured in Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Dainty June and Her Farmboys
Music by Jule Styne
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Sung by Jennifer Rae Beck, Cynthia Gibb and Ensemble
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User Reviews

Bette Midler is a Rose in full bloom
29 March 2000 | by sroimoiSee all my reviews

I loved this production of "Gypsy" so much that when my audiocassette of the Ethel Merman production got ruined I replaced it with a CD of the Midler "Gypsy." Bette Midler has the fire to do justice to this demanding role, and her supporting cast seemed agreeable to let her shine. But the highlight of the film for me was "You Gotta Have a Gimmick." The three strip women as a group are a comic delight.


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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

12 December 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gypsy See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

RHI Entertainment See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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