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Friday, April 13, 2018

TOP 10: LOOKING FOR OSCAR GLORY AFTER 1991 (Bette Makes The List Twice)

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TOP 10: LOOKING FOR OSCAR GLORY AFTER 1991
By Sam Coffey – Apr 4, 20180

ACCA 1991As voting continues in ACCA 1991, Awards Circuit celebrates the many great films of 1991, perhaps one of the most historic years in Oscar history.  A number of talented performers, directors, writers, and craftsmen were nominated (or won!) for their great achievements but have somehow not found their way back to the Dolby Theatre.  Mercifully, some actors who remained on this barren list for ages eventually found Oscar glory again, with Robert De Niro landing his first nomination since “Cape Fear” with “Silver Linings Playbook” and Laura Dern doing the same in 2014 with “Wild” following up her first nomination for “Rambling Rose.”  Unfortunately, too many winners and nominees from 1991 have passed away, failing to get back to Oscar since this year, including Jessica TandyJack Palance, cinematographer Adrian Biddle, and shockingly Jonathan Demme. Read More

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Monday, January 29, 2018

Bette Midler Attending the 1987 premiere of “Ishtar”

Bette Midler Attending the 1987 premiere of “Ishtar” – one of the biggest flops in film history. Starred Dustin Hoffman and Warren Beatty

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Monday, March 14, 2016

BetteBack June 22, 1994: Keep The Party Boys…

Alton Telegraph
June 22, 1994

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No joke: “Keep the party boys. They’re just for show. Looks fade, but humor is forever. I’ll take Woody Allen over Warren Beatty any day.” – Bette Midler

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Monday, October 26, 2015

BetteBack January 19, 1992: Midler, Williams take home ‘Globes’

Alamogordo Daily News
January 19, 1992

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP)—Bette Midler, who entertained the troops in “For the Boys,” and Robin Williams, the homeless savant in “The Fisher King,” won Golden Globes on Saturday night, kicking off Hollywood’s award season.

A tearful Miss Midler, who won for best actress in a motion picture musical or comedy, spoke of her film’s disappointing performance at the box office as she accepted the trophy at the 49th Golden Globes. Read More

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Friday, October 23, 2015

BetteBack January 4, 1992: Liz Smith Picks The Women Of The Year 1991

Indiana Gazette
January 4, 1992

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“THERE’S A great woman behind every idiot,” said John Lennon.

For the past several years, I’ve devoted the first column of the New Year to female stars who have dominated the media, and this column in particular, by virtue of controversy, success or scandal – or all three combined.

Annette Bentng – The superwoman of the year! She is the one who finally “caught” Warren Beatty. (They are not married as of this writing, but she is about to bear his child, which is more than hundreds of her predecessors can claim.) When the news broke
that Bening – a beautiful, intelligent woman and a fascinating actress — was carrying Beatty’s baby and that she and Warren were awaiting the stork together, en fajnille, the re-action was like nothing ever seen in Hollywood. Jaded Tinseltowners were literally
mute with shock. And how nice that Mama and Papa are currently appearing in one of the best movies of the year, “Bugsy” — sure to be up for multiple Oscars. Read More

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Monday, August 19, 2013

BetteBack April 11, 1982: Bette Midler Is Oscar Gold

Galveston Daily News
April 11, 1982

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Those of us who live for the movies are rarely caught off-guard on Oscar night, but when the final announcement was made on March 29,1 doubt that many people were collecting bets.

A foreign film being voted Best Picture of the Year was surprise enough. And no one was probably more
surprised than Chariots of Fire producer David Puttnam. Unless, perhaps, it was Warren Beatty.

Just as everyone was SURE Henry Fonda would be given his overdue honor as Best Actor, everyone was sure that Beatty’s” oneman-wonder Reds would be honored as Best Picture… a suspicion which became embarrassingly obvious as the words Chariots of Fire fell on a gasping crowd. Read More

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Sunday, August 4, 2013

“Casting By” Premieres Monday Night On HBO

By Susan King, Los Angeles Times
August 4, 2013, 7:00 a.m.

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Marion Dougherty, who helped give a start to James Dean, Warren Beatty and more, is a subject of ‘Casting By,’ featuring the likes of Bette Midler and Al Pacino.

Marion Dougherty came to New York from Pennsylvania in 1944 with dreams of becoming a theater set designer. While waiting for her big break, she worked for $45 a week designing windows at Bergdorf Goodman. But Dougherty’s break came in a different form a few years later when a friend working at the NBC live anthology series “Kraft Television Theater” asked her to become a casting assistant on the show. Read More

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