Monthly Archives: August 2003

Sunday, August 31, 2003

Remember “All Girls Productions”

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Here’s an article on what Margaret South is doing post-Bette. Here’s an excerpt from the Honolulu Star Bulleting today:

As for Margaret, although she worked part time after her son was born, she also had a frenetic career as co-founder, with Bette Midler and Bonnie Bruckheimer, of All Girl Productions.

She also developed scripts for Disney, Fox and Tri-Star Studios and produced the Midler films “Beaches,” “For the Boys” and “Man of the House.” And she once served as a consultant for ABC Daytime Television in New York, where she met Frank, who was having his plays produced in the city. Read More

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See Bruce Become Edna in 12 Easy Steps…!

This is a great article by J. Wynn Rousuck, Sun Theater Critic, about Bruce becoming ‘Edna’ in Hairspray. And for all you BetteHeads…well, he talks about her, too….enjoy:-) For the transformation, click on the photo link to the right of the article once you get to the Baltimore Sun article. The photo shoot was shot by David Hobby.

It’s quite a long article, but definitely interesting. Kind of whets your appetite to see the show. So if the musical comes your way….grab tickets fast…. Read More

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Fall’s Best Bette?

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Art Work: Tom Miro

New York Daily News
Hundreds of hot new sounds
Jim Farber
Saturday, August 30th, 2003

Comebacks and followups, debuts and swan songs — this fall’s music has ’em all.

As the season commonly filled with the most releases, fall tends to feature music’s most dramatic story lines.

Will artists who made big splashes with their first albums fall on their faces the second time around? The question has to haunt contenders like Alicia Keys, Dido, Nelly Furtado, Nickelback and the Strokes. Read More

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Friday, August 29, 2003

Sara, The Divine Nanny from the Netherlands Plays Super Sleuth

Correction: I was informed that Linda did not get to go with the other 2 girls to New York, but I’m sure she was there in spirit with her Divine Dutchie comrades….so I’m leaving her name in there. Somebody had to hold down the Bette Fort in Nether, NetherLand:-)

Sara, Jaqueline, and Linda (hope I got that right girls) just vacationed in New York and were kind enough to send me some pics of where Bette was to be filming in New York City. The sound stage is the Kaufman Astoria Studios. Read More

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Hey Cali: Hollywood Theatre To Show “The Rose” Sept 2, 2003

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Mister D: Anyone who has never seen this on the big screen should make an effort if you are nearby. Mark Rydell will be on hand for a Q&A.

The Rose Returns

Hollywood’s Master Storytellers presents the newly restored version of the classic rock film The Rose on September 2nd at the ArcLight in Hollywood.

By Nadine Hamdan

The Rose, the motion picture that launched the acting career of Bette Midler with an Academy Award nominated performance, is getting a major face lift from 20th Century Fox. The studio is in the final stages of restoring the rock classic that features electrifying concert footage of “The Divine Miss M” performing in front of live audiences. Director Mark Rydell and cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond personally supervised the restoration. Read More

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Wednesday, August 27, 2003

Kazaa Alert-For Those Who Use This Service…

This message is from my only fan:-):

“Kazaa scam – I went on their last night and searched “Midler Rosemary” and
low and behold, every track from her new album came up . . . I of course
wasn’t fooled, but downloaded one just to be sure: it was 5 mins of silence
with 10 seconds of “the rose” . . . so I wanted to tell you so you could
give everybody a heads up, warn them that they’re not the real songs . . .
so they don’t waste their time downloading them.” Read More

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Updates: 08-27-03: A “Fair and Balanced Dose of the Divine!

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Well, there’s plenty of news and music to write about…..

Is there trouble on the set of The Stepford Wives? who knows?
Will Bette be going a mini-tour with Barry Manilow? I don’t know
What’s the 411 on the song list for Bette’s new CD? yes, we know

New Music includes covers of Bette songs by Rasputina (3 girls on cello), Kirsty MacColl, and Betty Hutton…plus links to familarize you with them…

The Jukebox has songs that hit the top of my last poll… Read More

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Trouble on the set of “The Stepford Wives?”

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Nicole’s ‘Stepford’ is in whine country
The 411
By REBECCA LOUIE, SUZANNE ROZDEBA, ZOE ALEXANDER and BEN WIDDICOMBE

Nicole Kidman has the ‘Stepford Wives’ set abuzz with concern that she’ll take time out to shoot a perfume ad.

All’s not well on the set of Nicole Kidman’s “The Stepford Wives,” co-starring Bette Midler and Matthew Broderick.

The jittery crew of director Frank Oz’s film is griping about delays on the remake of Ira Levin’s suburban horror story – and about Kidman’s alleged diva-ish behavior. Read More

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Tuesday, August 26, 2003

The Results of The Last Polls…New Ones Are Up!

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Should Bette Run For Governor of California? This was almost a tie, but the answer was “no, she should not” by a 3% margin. Ms. M has too much class to get involved in this freak show…I’d like to see her start revitalizing the public educational system…even if it would be just New York. We could then emulate her work….

What’s Your Favorite Part of Bootleg Betty? The answer to this was overwhelmingly the Daily News Updates….the second place was a tie between the Jukebox and “I Like it As a Whole”….now I know what to place less emphasis on… Read More

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Just Gorgeous…

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GIVING A HAND TO SAVE HISTORY CITIES:

A little-known law gives owners of historical homes tax relief for preservation.

Singer-actress Bette Midler will save at least 40 percent on her property taxes on her Laguna Beach oceanfront home if she’s granted relief under the Mills Act.

The Diva found it divine, but the state’s happy she found it at all.

Using a little-known, 25-year-old piece of California legislation called the Mills Act, Bette Midler could reduce the property tax on her 1926 French Provincial-style Laguna Beach home by at least 40 percent. Read More

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