Category Archives: the Rose

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Photo: Bette Midler – The Rose – The Drag Bar Scene – 1979

Bette in The Rose - Drag bar scene
Bette in The Rose – Drag bar scene
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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Jennifer Hudson, Cher, Bette, and More Singers Turned Oscar-Nominated Actors

Hollywood Reporter
Jennifer Hudson, Cher, Bette, and More Singers Turned Oscar-Nominated Actors
by Christi Carras
10/23/2018 

Bette Midler in The Roses
Bette Midler in The Rose

Everyone loves a double-threat, especially the Academy. Lady Gaga has already sparked Oscar buzz with her starring performance in Bradley Cooper’s A Star is Born, and should the “Bad Romance” singer score a 2018 nomination, she’ll join a long lineage of singers-turned-movie-stars — including her A Star is Born predecessors Barbra Streisand and Judy Garland.

Crooners like Frank Sinatra, pop stars like Cher, soul singers like Jennifer Hudson and Motown legends like Diana Ross have all transitioned into critically acclaimed film careers. But only a select few have reached the Academy’s upper acting echelons.  Read More

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Friday, October 19, 2018

Video: Bette Midler – Sold My Soul To Rock ‘N’ Roll – The Rose

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Video: The Rose – Bette Midler – 1979 – Film – English (Spanish Subtitles)

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

This Day In History:  ‘The Rose’ Soundtrack Was Released August 22, 1979 A Few Months Before The Movie

In 1979, Atlantic Records releases the soundtrack album by Bette Midler to the movie of the same name, “The Rose”; Billboard 200: #12; 2 million copies; “The Rose”

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Monday, July 30, 2018

Royalties to Bette Midler’s iconic album ‘The Rose’ are up for auction right now

Out & About In Nashville
Own some of the profit from Bette Midler’s ‘The Rose’ album
You gotta pay for it, though
July 27, 2018
By Joseph Brant

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It’s probably the perfect gift for that die-hard Bette Midler fan who has everything.

Royalties to Bette Midler’s iconic album ‘The Rose’ are up for auction right now. Yeah, you read that right. You’d be purchasing ownership of the original soundtrack. As of this writing, the top bid is over $75,000.

The winner of ‘The Rose’ auction will literally own a slice of pop music history and earn money each time the best-known song from the Divine Miss M streams or is sold. The title song from the film that launched Bette’s movie career and turned her into a Grammy, Tony, and Emmy winning superstar, “The Rose” is an evergreen royalty-earning asset … and the coming Broadway adaptation of ‘The Rose’ is set to generate even more interest in her always-popular catalog. Read More

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Saturday, July 28, 2018

Video: Catch The Rose (1979) full HD Online – Hope This Works

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Saturday, July 7, 2018

Video: THE ROSE – BETTE MIDLER – Sold My Soul To Rock And Roll

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

The Good Songs That Will Make You Instantly Weep

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Songs that will make you instantly weep
By Rob Hoffman on May 3, 2018 at 5:24 AM

Bette Midler, Sad Songs, The Rose

If you’re a man of a certain age, (Let’s call that age 53 and 3/4) then there’s probably a pretty good chance you’re a fan of the movie This is Spinal Tap.  The film directed by Rob Reiner, his very first movie, is the story of a fictionalized band by the name of Spinal Tap, and it chronicles its rise, fall, deeper fall, and sort of rise back to the middle.  The movie is shot in documentarian style, and it began the genre’ often copied by one of the film’s writers and performers, Christopher Guest, known as the “Mockumentary.” Read More

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Stage Adaptation of Bette Midler Film THE ROSE Aiming for Broadway

Mister D: I just don’t know. It’s real cool seeing all these adapttions coming along from Bette Midler movies (Beaches, First Wives Club, Hocus Pocus, and now The Rose) but they could never hit the mark set by her. And different scores? Forget about it. The most it would be for me is a curiosity factor mixed in with some nostalgia.

Broadway World
Stage Adaptation of Bette Midler Film THE ROSE Aiming for Broadway
by BWW News Desk Jan. 22, 2018

According to Variety, a stage-musical adaptation of the Bette Midler film The Rose is aiming for Broadway. The Jackal Group just announced that Grammy winning composer Glen Ballard (Ghost the Musical) will write the music. Read More

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