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Video: Bette Midler -BWBB/Impressions/Interview – Forsyth’s -1978

Gay Pride: I Love This Exchange Between Bette Midler & Gay Activist Vito Russo, 1975 (Full Interview Included)

Back in 1975, on the eve of the Broadway premiere of Bette Midler’s Clams on the Half Shell…

BetteBack Oct. 1972: BETTE MIDLER’S WHOLE LIFE STORY!

InterviewBETTE MIDLER’S WHOLE LIFE STORY!By Lisa RobinsonOctober 1972 The restaurant at the Algonquin Hotel, Andy Warhol…

Video: Bruce Forsyth’s Big Night – Includes Bette Midler Segment – 1978

This video, Bruce Forsyth’s Big Night is something like a telethon with many guests. There is a…

Radio: Rita Houston talks with Bette Midler, Sarah McLachlan and Aimee Mann, Monday, December 24, 2018

Omaha Public RadioJoin KIOS this Christmas for great stories and holiday music!  By TODD HATTON  December 19,…

A Bette Midler: Bootleg Betty Exclusive: Bruce Vilanch, Unfiltered

Bette Midler: Bootleg BettyExclusive: Bruce Vilanch, UnfilteredBy Guest Writer: Todd SussmanOctober 4, 2018 He’s naughty, bawdy,…

New Artist Bright Light Bright Light Album Cover Inspired By Bette Midler’s Outfit In Big Business

Into MoreBright Light Bright Light on ‘Tough Love,’ His Friendship With Elton John, and Scoring ‘Queers’…

My Interview With Luke Martin-Jones From “Spanish Views”: Interview with Don Bradshaw, from online scrapbook ‘Bootleg Betty.’

In my fourth ‘Luke Martin-Jones Interview,’ I have had the pleasure of speaking to Don Bradshaw,…

Notes From Bette Midler’s Carole Bayer Sager Interview (Thanks Christy Labonte!)

Notes From Bette Midler’s Carole Bayer Sager Interview (Thanks Christy Labonte!) By Christy Labonte October 17,…

BetteBack July 3, 1972: Clothes Make Bette Midler (interview)

Derrick July 3, 1972 I guess you could call Bette Midler a clothes horse.. .but honey,…

BetteBack April 2, 1972: Singin’ In The Tubs (Interview)

Independent Press Telegram April 2, 1972 She’s 5-feet, 1-inch high, downright homely, absolutely dizzy, and rarer…

BetteBack November 28, 1967: Stardom Begins to Loom for Young Actress (Interview)

Lowell Sun Stardom Begins to Loom for Young Actress By Barry Robinson November 28, 1967 If…

1980 – Barbara Walters – Bette Midler

Bette Midler – The Rose – Time And Again – 1978/79

Bette Midler Scenes From A Mall Interview Good Morning America 1991

Conversations With Michael Eisner: Bette Midler Talks To Michael Eisner (2006 Transcript And Video)

Mister D: Thank God Mr. Eisner helped rescue Bette’s career, but during this interview it seems…

BetteBack June 20, 1988: The First Ladies of Laughter Double Up – Bette Midler & Lily Tomlin

People The First Ladies of Laughter By Brad Darrach, David Hutchings Bette Midler and Lily Tomlin…

Los Angeles Times Interview: “I’m old. I don’t know how much longer I can do it.”

Los Angeles Times Bette Midler doesn’t miss a beat amid her Divine Intervention tour By MIKAEL…

BetteBack October 4, 1980: Miss M strutting her stuff

Winnipeg Free Press October 4, 1980 TORONTO —Few performers can command the attention of a roomful…

Interview: Bette Not Ready To Be A Granny

Metro UK Bette Midler: Being a grandparent is great but I’m not ready to be one…

Interview: Bette Midler On “I’ll Eat You Last”

Playbill Eat, Prey, Love: Bette Midler Returns to Broadway in I’ll Eat You Last By Brandon…

BetteBack March 27, 1980: Bette Gets Interviewed By Barbara Walters

Tyrone Daily Herald March 27, 1980 The show that will get the largest audience is ABC’s…

BetteBack January 16, 1980: Success Blooms for Bette Midler as “The Rose’ Heads Her Toward Oscar

Altoona Mirror January 16, 1980 If there is anything that’s certain in this life, besides death,…

BetteBack December 21, 1979: Midler, producers deny ‘Rose’ is about Joplin

Santa Fe New Mexican December 21, 1979 The creators of “The Rose” now at the Coronado,…

BetteBack December 16, 1979: Midler on The Rose’: ‘Like what I lived through’

Elyria Chronicle Telegram December 16, 1979 CHICAGO — At first it seemed the casting mistake of…

BetteBack December 6, 1979: Midler afraid The Rose may fall short of success (Interview)

Lethbridge Herald December 6, 1979 NEW YORK (AP) – “To tell you the truth, I’m pretty…

Bette Midler Regrets Not Taking More Chances In Film Roles (New Interview)

Daily Actor Bette Midler: “I just took what the studios gave me, didn’t do my homework…

BetteBack November 25, 1979: Midler Film Most Controversial Of The Year

Pacific Stars And Stripes November 25, 1979 HOLLYWOOD (UPI) — By any measure “The Rose,” a…

BetteBack November 17, 1979: Midler reshaped for Rose (Interview)

Winnipeg Free Press November 17, 1979 NEW YORK-Waking up may be the hardest act of Bette…

BetteBack November 7, 1979: The word is out..Bette’s film debut is something special …

Odessa American November 7, 1979 Already the word is out. Bette Midler’s film debut in “The…

BetteBack November 2, 1979: Bette Midler ~ A ferocious little kitten

Daily Herald Bette Midler: a ferocious little kitten November 2, 1979 The press was growing impatient.…

BetteBack October 28, 1979: Bette Midler Is No Joke (Interview)

Wisconsin State Journal October 28, 1979 Flaky singer of raunchy songs breaks out of her stereotype…

BetteBack October 17, 1978: Bette Midler Makes A Splash In Europe….

European Stars And Stripes October 17, 1978 AFTER HER difficult first night in Germany in Hamburg’s…

BetteBack November 10, 1977: Talent Wins Out For Bette Midler

Danville Register Divine Miss M’s Talent Won Out November 10, 1977 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Apparently…

BetteBack August 23, 1977: Bette Wants A New Image

Findlay Courier Looking For Wider Audience Bette Midler Tired Of Old Image August 23, 1977 Bette…

BetteBack May 13, 1977: Ya Get Me Or Ya Don’t

Columbus Telegram Divine versatility May 13, 1977 Bette Midler may well be the most versatile star…

Video Interview: Billy Asks Bette!

The Challenges Of Bette Midler On The Set Of “Parental Guidance”

Fresno Bee ‘Parental Guidance’ a challenge for Bette Midler By Rick Bentley Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012…

Interview: “Parental Guidance” Came Along Just In Time

Detroit News December 26, 2012 at 1:00 am ‘Parental Guidance‘ brings together old friends Crystal, Midler…

Interview: Bette Can’t Wait To Become A Grandma!

She Knows BETTE’S BEST PARENTING ADVICE December 25, 2012 Bette Midler and Billy Crystal play a…

Interview: Bette And Billy Talk About PARENTAL GUIDANCE, Working with Kids, Twitter, and MONSTERS UNIVERSITY

Opening Christmas Day is director Andy Fickman’s (You Again) family comedy Parental Guidance. The film stars…

I Don’t Wanna Play A Grandma!

New York Daily News Billy Crystal and Bette Midler team up to play grandparents with a…

Parental Guidance: Bette And Billy Talk Movies And Singing

Winnipeg Free Press Crystal and Midler wax nostalgic in family film ‘Parental Guidance’ December 23, 2012…

Billy Crystal On Bette Midler And Seth MacFarlane

Metro UK Billy Crystal praises ‘giant’ Bette Midler and offers Seth MacFarlane Oscars advice December 23,…

Parental Guidance: When Bette Met Billy

Twin Cities “Parental Guidance” review: When Bette met Billy … By Chris Hewitt Updated: 12/22/2012 02:41:07…

Bette And Billy Sit Down With The The Atlanta Journal-Constitution For An Interview

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Interview: Talking “Parental Guidance” with Billy Crystal, Bette Midler 8:39 am December 21,…

Sassy Miss Bette!

Bette Midler: Still sassy at 67 By Ruben V. Nepales Philippine Daily Inquirer December 21, 2012 |…

Bette And Billy: Decades In The Making…

Chicago Sun Times Billy Crystal, Bette Midler are a duo decades in the making BY CINDY…

Bette Midler: The Next Chapter (Thanks Nicola!)

The London Times Dec. 18, 2012  THREE years ago when I met Bette Midler promoting The…

Interview: Boys, Bullies, And Bathhouses

Between The Lines Bette Midler Q&A: The Gay Interview ‘Miss M’ Talks Boys In Heels, Bullying…