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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 for “The Prince of…

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 10 nominations when the…

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 64th annual…

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 by bit, day by…

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 “For the Boys,” and…

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 mobster Bugsy Siegel, garnered…

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

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

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: “Silence of the Lambs,”…

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 swagger and menace, he…

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 may take the fall…

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 Bette Midler to court…

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 awards for female star…

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 Domestic Miss M “I’m…

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 stands out like a…

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 2 1/2 hours, “For…

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 the Boys,” the big,…

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 a likable guy. He…

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 the war musical “For…

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 — the first 20…

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 of your emotions and…

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 | Rita Kempley Bette…

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 Bette Midler‘s rare talent…

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 wanted with her new…

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 comedy that displays Bette…

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 cream cheese on a…

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,” gets a double-edged workout…

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, there are no challenges…

BetteBack November 27, 1991: Bette Midler upset at lack of leadership from Washington on AIDS problem

Winnipeg Free Press November 27, 1991 Actress Bette Midler has her feelings about political leadership, particularly when it comes to…