November 26, 1986
HOLLYWOOD (UPI) â€” Bette Midler has been chosen by the board of directors of the American Cinematheque to be honored
at its second annual gala benefit Feb. 27 in Hollywood.
Director Sydney Pollack, coc h a i r m a n o f A m e r i c a n Cinematheque’s board, said Midler was chosen unanimously for her versatile talents in music, drama and comedy in the theater, TV and motion pictures.
Midler will be toasted at the second annual Moving Picture Ball. The benefit ball originated earlier this year with a tribute to comedian Eddie Murphy.