Just because: backstage at Gypsy

TV CAMERAAn extremely rare clip of Ethel Merman appearing on Gypsy, Gypsy Rose Lee’s TV talk show, in 1965. The segment includes footage from home movies shot at rehearsals for the original Broadway production of Gypsy, which was freely based on Lee’s life:

(This is the latest in a series of arts-related videos that appear in this space each Monday and Wednesday.)

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