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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

BetteBack March 27, 1975: What Did Bette Mean By Her Cher Joke At The Grammy’s?

Charleston Gazette
March 27, 1975

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Q. ”On the recent Grammy Awards, what did Bette Midler mean when she said Cher gave her the dress she was wearing? ”R.R., Paterson, N.J.

A. Bette was making a small joke .. . she said Cher gave her the dress instead of a solo (Higher And Higher) on Cher’s recent special.

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Sunday, November 19, 2017

Bette Midler: Bootleg Betty: The Rose – No Frills Special – October 20, 1983

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Bette Midler On The Rose

Bette Midler On The Rose: “It goes along with the martyrs. All the martyrs from Billie Holiday to Judy Garland. to Janis Joplin–have pretty much the same story.  Those stories never grow old. People never tire of them.  I don’t know if it’s something in the public conciousness or it’s just people looking for a good cry. People are fascinated by the rise and fall of these public personalities.  But their story is not my story. I try to be relentlessly jolly. I want to survive. There are so many things to do in this business. I want to be able to do them all.” (The Milwaukee Journal - Dec 2, 1979) – Bette Midler Read More

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Saturday, November 11, 2017

July 12, 1979 – First Sneak Preview Of The Rose Held In Portland Oregon

Seattle Daily Times
Wednesday, July 11, 1979

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Mark Rydell On Bette Midler In The Rose: “In person Bette is quiet and introspective.

Mark Rydell On Bette Midler In The Rose: “In person Bette is quiet and introspective. As Rose she is a raging animal trapped in a life that she can’t handle. I’ve given two years of my life to ‘The Rose’ and right now I’m filled with a sense of triumph.” (Beaver County Times, November 18, 1979) – Bette Midler

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Bette Midler – Fire Down Below – Divine Madness -1980

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Director Mark Rydell on Bette Midler: “Hollywood couldn’t figure out what to do with her at first.

Director Mark Rydell on Bette Midler: “Hollywood couldn’t figure out what to do with her at first. But now, she’s like this national monument. She should be up on Mount Rushmore.” (1991, Los Angeles Times)

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  • The Rose (slantmagazine.com)
  • How Tracey Cunningham Went From Bette Midler’s Nanny to Hollywood’s Hair Guru (bootlegbetty.com)
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    Thursday, May 18, 2017

    Was Bette Midler Nervous About Making Her First Film, The Rose?:

    Was Bette Midler Nervous About Making Her First Film, The Rose?: “Oh this isn’t my first film. I’ve never told anybody this. I never thought I’d have any reason to. But once I was an extra. I was an extra in The Detective with Frank Sinatra. And then I was an extra in…are you ready?…Goodbye Columbus. Thirty two fifty a day to and from New Rochelle to watch Ali McGraw snap at the straps of her bathing suit. Snap those straps Ali. Snap those things. (Plain Dealer, September 17, 1978)

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    Saturday, January 28, 2017

    BetteBack December 1, 1973: What Stars Are Up For Playing Janis Joplin’s Life?

    Dunkirk Evening Observer
    December 1, 1973

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    Q: Who will play Janis Joplin in the movie of her life? – Y.E., Dallas, Tex.

    A: Provided the producers can get the required clearances from persons still living, both Liza Minnelli and Bette Midler are being touted as leading contenders. But one secret source says, “Don’t be surprised if Ann-Margret winds up with the part.” Ann-Margret?

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    Friday, January 27, 2017

    BetteBack November 30, 1973: What Can You Tell Me About Bette Midler?

    Dover Times Reporter
    November 30, 1973

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    What can you tell me about Bette Midler? I think she is fantastic! H.C.

    Bette’s personality has helped to get her songs right to the top of the charts. She is from Hawaii, which she savs is a wild place. While still there. Bette got some work as a movie extra. It paid S350 a week. The money helped convince her parents that maybe shoe business wasn’t such a bad business and Bette consequently flew to N.Y.

    One day a talent coordinator for David Frost saw Bette and signed her for the Frost Show. The audience gave her quite a reception and Frost signed her to five more shows. Merv Griffin jumped on the bandwagon and so did Johnny Carson and Mike Douglas. She was on her way to fame! Read More

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