tells the story of Gypsy Rose Lee, the world's most famous stripper.
Her mother, Mama Rose (Bette Midler), is reknown as the world's most famous
stage mother, bent on making her daughters showbiz successes.
In this role Cynthia shows us "Gypsy's evolution from a 15-year-old
tomboy into the ultimate burlesque queen."
Cynthia said,Gypsy "took the world by the balls and made herself
Taken from: Mademoiselle, Dec 1993,Dressed for Success by Rick Marin.
Playing a stripper meant "doing the strips in front of 350
extras and a crew of 75 people," Cynthia said. She also wore very
heavy Bob Mackie gowns and "very, very, high heals."
Taken from: Allure, Dec 1993, p 43.
Cynthia and her co-stars, Jennifer Beck and
In a review of the movie for Daily Variety, Jonathan Taylor
"...Gibb gives a star-making performance as Louise. Although
overshadowed by Rose, Louise is in some ways a harder part to play; she
needs to seem an inept wallflower who blossoms into a confident, beautiful
Rose Louise - later dubbed Gypsy Rose Lee as she embarks on her stripping
career. Gibb pulls this off skillfully, conveying the character's inner
goodness, strength and pain." Daily Variety, December 8, 1993.
It's a great movie, and available on video. Rent it now!
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