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Gypsy (1962) was a Biographical - Comedy Film directed by Mervyn LeRoy and produced by Mervyn LeRoy.

Academy Awards 1962 --- Ceremony Number 35 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best CinematographyHarry Stradling, Sr.Nominated
Best Costume DesignOrry-KellyNominated
Best Music - ScoringFrank PerkinsNominated
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Video of the Week: “Gypsy Traders” (2)

By Marisa on Sep 18, 2013 From The Timothy Carey Experience

Our Video of the Week is one from the archives. It’s the Cowboy G-Men episode “Gypsy Traders,” first airing on February 28, 1953. Timothy is uncredited and silent as “Tall Gypsy,” but he does have an amusing bit during an encounter with a flea circus. Tim appeared in s... Read full article


Pic of the Day: “Gypsy Traders” revisited (1)

By Marisa on Nov 27, 2012 From The Timothy Carey Experience

Today we revisit “Gypsy Traders,” the Cowboy G-Men episode that first aired on February 28, 1953. Timothy gets to indulge in a bit of comedy as the “Tall Gypsy” has an itchy encounter with Zerbo (Phil Arnold) and his flea circus. Arnold was a hard-working character actor, of... Read full article


Pic of the Day: “Gypsy Traders” revisited (2)

By Marisa on Feb 6, 2012 From The Timothy Carey Experience

The Pic of the Day for your Monday takes another look at the Cowboy G-Men episode “Gypsy Traders,” first airing on February 28, 1953. Timothy and his fellow Gypsies, including Charlita and X Brands, are skeptical of the motives of federal crimebuster Pat Gallagher (Russell Hayden). X Br... Read full article


Pic of the Day: “Gypsy Traders”

By Marisa on Aug 30, 2011 From The Timothy Carey Experience

Today’s pic is from the Cowboy G-Men episode “Gypsy Traders,” which first aired on February 28, 1953 (I posted the video of this recently). Tim is uncredited and has no lines as “Tall Gypsy,” but he does have this amusing bit of comedy business with Phil Arnold during a... Read full article


Video of the Week: “Gypsy Traders” (1)

By Marisa on Aug 3, 2011 From The Timothy Carey Experience

Seek and ye shall find! Our video of the week is the Cowboy G-Men episode “Gypsy Traders,” first broadcast on February 28, 1953. This is the only one of the episodes that Tim appears in that I don’t have on DVD (will fix that ASAP). He is uncredited (listed on IMDb as “Tall G... Read full article


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Quotes from

Louise "Gypsy Rose Lee" Hovick: You really would have been something, Mother.
Rose Hovick: Think so?
Louise "Gypsy Rose Lee" Hovick: If you had had someone to push you like I had.
Rose Hovick: If I could've been, I would've been. And that's show business.


Louise "Gypsy Rose Lee" Hovick: [singing] Let me entertain you, Let me make you smile, Let me do a few tricks, Some old and then some new tricks, I'm very versatile, And if you're real good, I'll make you feel good, I want your spirits to climb, So let me entertain you, And we'll have a real good time; Yes, sir!, We'll have a real good time.


Rose Hovick: You need something to remind you your goal was to be a great actress. Not a cheap stripper.
Louise "Gypsy Rose Lee" Hovick: My sister's the actress, mother. And I'm *not* a cheap stripper. I'm the highest-paid in the business.
Rose Hovick: You won't be ready for vaudeville when it comes back.
Louise "Gypsy Rose Lee" Hovick: No, I'll be *dead*.


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Facts about

Although Rosalind Russell's character is always referred to as "Mama Rose" in reviews and discussions of this film, the character is never addressed that way by anyone in the movie; the closest anyone comes is "Madame Rose".
Morgan Brittany's first feature film.
One of the many posters hanging on Tessie Tura's dressing room wall is a caricature of Ethel Merman, who created the role of Rose in the Broadway musical version of "Gypsy".
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