Mister D: Although this did launch Stockard Channing‘s career, the movie was a big flop. I believe Bette and Aaron were looking for a meatier role for Miss M’s introduction into the film world. This was a good turn-down….
Elyria Chronicle Telegram
By SHIRLEY EDER
January 23, 1975
DIDYA KNOW DEPT: That Bette Midler won’t be thrilled when an actress Stockard Channing appears in the Mike Nichols* movie, “The Fortune,” and becomes a super-star. Bette’s managers turned down the Nichols’ flick for her because they didn’t think enough money was offered.