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AFI Is Finally Honoring Julie Andrews, Which Music Film Luminaries Should Be Next?

Andrews has had a unique recording career. Two of her film soundtracks reached No. 1 on…

Movie Trailer: Bette Midler – For The Boys – 1991

Trailer: Bette Midler – For The Boys – 1991 – August 14, 2019 Video +: Bette…

Photo: Bette Midler and James Caan in a scene within a scene in For The Boys – 1991

Photo: Bette Midler in For The Boys

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

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

For The Boys Trailer.#2 – Bette Midler

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BetteBack February 18, 1994: Midler – ‘For the Boys’ not based on Raye’s Life

Daily Herald Suburban Chicago February 18, 1994 For the record, Bette Midler says her movie, “For…

Today in Entertainment History

Today in Entertainment History By The Associated Press February 23, 2016 12:00 am On February 23rd,…

Bette Midler – Wind Beneath My Wings – Diva Las Vegas – 1997

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BetteBack July 6, 1993: Bewitched, Bothered, Bewildered Bette (Interview)

Elyria Chronicle Telegram July 6, 1993 Bette Midler, having survived the flop that was “For the…

BetteBack January 10, 1993: What Happened To That Martha Raye Lawsuit?

Kokomo Tribune January 10, 1993 Q one of my favorite films of the past few years…

BetteBack November 13, 1992: Director Mark Rydell On ‘For The Boys,’ Bette Midler, And James Caan

Winslow Mail November 13, 1992 Director Mark Rydell says he “loved desperately” his film “For the…

BetteBack August 23, 1992: Caan On ‘For The Boys’

Syracuse Herald Journal August 23, 1992 Caan doesn’t consider his last film, “For the Boys” a…

BetteBack August 18, 1992: James Caan Blames Midler For ‘Boys’ Failure

Winnipeg Free Press August 18, 1992 James Caan isn’t about to start a new chapter of…

BetteBack August 5, 1992: More Details On The Martha Raye Lawsuit

Winnipeg Free Press August 5, 1992 Entertainer Martha Raye filed a $5-million lawsuit against Bette Midler…

BetteBack August 1, 1992: Singer-Actress Martha Raye Sues Bette Midler

Monessen Valley Independent August 1, 1992 LOS ANGELES (AP) – Singer-actress Martha Raye claims Bette Midler…

BetteBack April 1, 1992: Best Dressed At The Oscars

European Stars And Stripes April 1, 1992 THE 64TH ANNUAL Academy Awards may have been the…

BetteBack March 26, 1992: Four women have won Best Actress for musicals. Who are they?

Kokomo Tribune March 26, 1992 BETTE MIDLER is nominated for “For the Boys.” Four women have…

BetteBack March 26, 1992: A Hollywood Gossip Column Speculates On The Oscar Race

Burkburnett Informer March 26, 1992 HOLLYWOOD — Next week we’ll know for sure. This week we…

BetteBack March 26, 1992: Researchers See Age Bias In Hollywood

Aiken Standard March 26, 1992 BOSTON — In two of the season’s Oscar-nominated roles, 72-year-old Jack…

BetteBack March 22, 1992: Who Will Win Best Actress At The Oscars?

Pacific Stars And Stripes March 22, 1992 LOS ANGELES — Can a performer win the Oscar…

BetteBack March 18, 1992: Bette Midler Attends Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon

Kokomo Tribune March 18, 1992 BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) – Nick Nolle, nominated for an Oscar…

BetteBack February 20, 1992: Breakdown Of Oscar Race – Bette Sentimental Favorite To Win

Winnipeg Free Press February 20, 1992 BARRY LEVINSON’S prizewinning gangster epic, Bugsy, led the way with…

BetteBack February 19, 1992: The Oscar Nominations – Bette Midler Nominated

Paris News February 19, 1992 BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Here is a complete list of nominees…

For The Boys Trailer #2

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BetteBack February 9, 1992: The Oscar Nominations For 1991 Are Predicted

European Stars And Stripes February 9, 1992 If you listen carefully, you can hear it building, bit…

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

Alamogordo Daily News January 19, 1992 BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP)—Bette Midler, who entertained the troops in…

1991 – In My Life – For The Boys – Bette Midler

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BetteBack December 28, 1991: Golden Globe Nominations Announced – Bette Midler Nominated

Lima News December 28, 1991 BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — “Bugsy, ” Warren Beatty’s version of…

BetteBack December 27, 1991: ‘For The Boys’ Soundtrack Review

Medicine Hat News December 27, 1991 Bette Midler; For the Boys soundtrack (Atlantic) – Bette Midler…

BetteBack December 26, 1991: Oscar Sure Shots And Contenders

Daily Herald Suburban Chicago December 26, 1991 The following are considered Oscar contenders: Best picture sure-shots:…

BetteBack December 24, 1991: James Caan (For The Boys) Gives Rare Interview

Syracuse Herald Journal December 24, 1991 James Caan is and always has been a paradox; all…

BetteBack December 17, 1991: Are Fox studio heads rolling over ‘For the Boys’ bomb?

Santa Ana Orange County Register December 17, 1991 Looks like Twentieth Century Fox boss Joe Roth…

BetteBack December 10, 1991: Martha Raye Entertains Lawsuit Against Bette Midler Over ‘For The Boys’

Santa Ana Orange County Register December 10, 1991 Veteran comedian Martha Raye is hot to take…

BetteBack December 10, 1991: Bette Nominated For Golden Apple Award

European Stars And Stripes December 10, 1991   The Hollywood Women’s Press Club awarded Golden Apple…

BetteBack Bette Midler has gone from the Divine Miss M to the Domestic Miss M

Doylestown Intelligencer December 9, 1991 Bette Midler has gone from the Divine Miss M to the…

BetteBack December 5, 1991: Bette Midler – Mother, Mogul, Wife, Wild One (Interview)

Winchester Star December 5, 1991 LOS ANGELES – Amid the determinedly male movie world, one company…

BetteBack Review November 29, 1991: For The Boys – Washington Post

Washington Post November 29, 1991   Sprawling over five decades and three wars in a swift…

BetteBack Review November 22, 1991: For The Boys – New York Times

New York Times November 22, 1991 The hardest thing Bette Midler has to do in “For…

BetteBack December 1, 1991: James Caan said his character in “For The Boys” isn’t a likable guy

Daily Herald Suburban December 1, 1991 James Caan said his character in “For The Boys” isn’t…

BetteBack December 1, 1991: BETTE MIDLER Determined To Restore Musicals To Former Glory

Lima News December 1, 1991 BETTE MIDLER, basking in rave reviews for her starring role in…

BetteBack Review November 30, 1991: Bette Midler arrived on this earth about four decades too late

Washington Post November 30, 1991 Bette Midler arrived on this earth about four decades too late…

BetteBack November 30, 1991: Liz Smith – A Bette Midler Tour De Force

Indiana Gazette November 30, 1991 If you appreciate old-fashioned schmaltz and sentiment, dramatic contrivance, shameless manipulation…

BetteBack November 27, 1991: Interview – Divine Miss Maudlin; The New Serious Bette, Weeping the Country

The Washington Post Divine Miss Maudlin; The New Serious Bette, Weeping the Country November 27, 1991…

BetteBack Review November 30, 1991: “For the Boys” presents Midler in her full-blown glory

Kokomo Tribune November 30, 1991 Since her astonishing debut in “The Rose,” the full realization of…

BetteBack November 30, 1991: Bette Midler says she got what she wanted in ‘For the Boys’

Kokomo Tribune November 30, 1991 BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Bette Midler says she got what she…

BetteBack Review November 29, 1991: The movie is worth seeing solely for Ms. Midler’s amazing versatility as an entertainment machine

Altoona Mirror November 29, 1991 For the first hour, “For the Boys” is ,a dazzling musical…

BetteBack Review November 29, 1991: ‘For the Boys’ has a great big heart

Lima News November 29, 1991 Smearing half a century of American history across the screen like…

BetteBack November 29, 1991: Ya gotta love ‘For the Boys,’ flaws and all

Madison Wisconsin State Journal November 29, 1991 The old, double-edged adage “Showbiz, ya gotta love it,”…

BetteBack November 28, 1991: The Divine, Demure Miss M Is On A Roll With For The Boys’ (Interview)

Logansport Pharos Tribune November 28, 1991 LOS ANGELES — She’s not conceited. She’s convinced. “For me,…