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  1. Thanks for the information about "That's The Way It Is". I have enjoyed it very much over the years.
  2. We'll have to agree to disagree because I used to like the original "Gypsy" film with Rosalind Russell until I saw Bette Midler do the role and realised that Rosalind Russell was not at all warm, although her drive was certainly evident.
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    Gypsy (1993)

    GYPSY ?Gypsy? is the (based on fact) story of the determined stage mother, Mamma Rose, with dreams for her daughter June to become a star. When June goes her own way Mamma Rose turns her attention to her other daughter Louise who is not talented in the same way. The spotlight finally falls on Louise when she finds stardom as the striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee. The main focus of the story is really Mamma Rose and the title of the show is not quite correct as it?s not until towards the end of the story that the eponymous Gypsy Rose Lee comes to the fore. The role of Mamma Rose in t
  4. Damn Yankees This is the screen version of composer/lyricist Richard Adler and Jerry Ross?s follow up to ?The Pajama Game?. ?Damn Yankees? was titled ?What Lola Wants? when released in some overseas countries - the ?Damn Yankees? title was considered too risqu?. The story revolves around a middle aged man who makes a deal with the devil whereby he is transformed into a youth to help out the fortunes of a failing baseball team. The score is tuneful but not memorable. The most enduring song from the show is ?You?ve Got To Have Heart?. Whilst the story is interesting, it is def
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