TV Movie | Not Rated | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
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.
Barbara Harris was originally supposed to play the role of Tessie Tura, but Bette Midler had her fired.
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!
When Mama Rose interrupts the first audition and is talking to Uncle Jocko, the dog she is carrying switches arms between shots.
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