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Video: Bette Midler – Behind The Scenes Of “Beaches”- 1988

New York Post30 years later, ‘Beaches’ stars reflect on tears, terror, triumphBy Rachelle Bergstein December 20,…

Beaches: Garry Marshall vows, if you see this film, you’ll understand women better

MovieWebGarry Marshall vows, if you see this film, you’ll understand women better BY KATHERINE BRODSKY  April…

Different Generations Of Women Explain Beaches’ Timelessness

She KnowsDifferent Generations Of Women Explain Beaches’ TimelessnessBy Julie SpranklesDec 21, 2018 Mister D: The 30th…

Australia’s biggest stars have revealed which films changed their lives

News.com.auAUGUST 6, 2018 Mister D: Can somebody from Down Under take the time and tell us…

CARPE LIBRUM: Taking on the best beach reads this season, Including “Beaches II”

Encore CARPE LIBRUM: Taking on the best beach reads this season By GWENYFAR ROHLER JUL 17…

35 of the most iconic movie songs of all time

Mister D: Honestly, if we are being fair, “The Rose” should have made this list, too.…

LISTS 10 Best Bette Midler Movies and TV Shows

The Cinemaholic LISTS: 10 Best Bette Midler Movies and TV Shows By Team Cinemaholic 6 May…

Bette Midler & Barbara Hershey In Beaches

Bette Midler & Barbara Hershey In Beaches

‘Beaches’ author heats things up with two Broadway-aimed musicals

APP ‘Beaches’ author heats things up with two Broadway-aimed musicals Ilana Keller, @ilanakeller Published 5:29 a.m.…

‘Beaches’ Musical Expected to Play London in 2019 Before Coming to Broadway

‘Beaches’ Musical Expected to Play London in 2019 Before Coming to Broadway (Exclusive) Entertainment Tonight Leigh…

BetteBack July 1, 1975: ‘Clams’ Breaks Broadway’s Box Office Record

Stroudsburg Pocono Record July 1, 1975 All we can conscientiously say about Bette Midler is you…

BetteBack June 3, 1975: Bette Midler To Record Gospel Song

Arkansas City Traveler June 3, 1975 The gospel song Bette Midler sings in her Broadway show…

Bette Midler & Barbara Hershey in Beaches

Bette Midler & Barbara Hershey in Beaches

BetteBack April 20, 1975: Bette Midler’s ‘Clams’ Will Be A Rave

Colorado Springs Gazette April 20, 1975 Will the divine Miss M — Bette Midler, succeed or…

BetteBack March 8, 1975: Was Bette Midler In A Broadway Show?

Alton Telegraph March 8, 1975 Q. – Bette Midler was in the musical on Broadway. “Fiddler…

I love Barbara Hershey and Lainie Kazan. I had no idea “Beaches” was an ‘uberweepie’! The nerve!

I love Barbara Hershey and Lainie Kazan. I had no idea “Beaches” was an ‘uberweepie’! The…

BetteBack December 25, 1974: Is the Bette Midler movie, “The Divine Mr. J,” going to play on TV?

News Journal Mansfield December 25, 1974 Q.  Is the Bette Midler movie, “The Divine Mr. J,”…

BetteBack November 30, 1974: What’s Bette Midler Like?

Dunkirk Evening Observer November 30, 1974 WILL THE REAL BETTE MIDLER . . .? What’s she…

BetteBack November 19, 1974: Bette Midler Set To Return To Broadway

Gastonia Gazette November 19, 1974 BETTE MIDLER, a.k.a. the Divine Miss M, whose career began on…

BetteBack September 2, 1974: Who’ll Play Carmen Miranda On Broadway?

Chester Delaware County Daily Times September 2, 1974 In 1946 Carmen Miranda was the highest-paid woman…

BetteBack August 26, 1974: Bette Midler Gets Pirated

Denton Record August 26, 1974 HOLLYWOOD (UPI> – Hold it! That EJvis Presley tape cartridge you’re…

Bette Midler On If She’d Like To Do Movies:

Bette Midler On If She’d Like To Do Movies:”Yes, some day. There have been offers but…

BetteBack July 14, 1974: Bette Midler Instrumental In J.J. Walker’s Career

Bakersfield Californian July 14, 1974 Jimmie Walker is making up for lost time and he’s unstoppable.…

Bette Midler On Directors:

Bette Midler On Directors:”When we produce pictures, to get a director to come on board is…

Bette Midler On Using Clout On A Movie Set:

Bette Midler On Using Clout On A Movie Set: “When you do that it ruins the…

Bette Midler On Growing Up:

Bette Midler On Growing Up: “They were very strict. I got to go to the movies…

Bette Midler On Her Success:

Bette Midler On Her Success: “I’m taking my vitamins, I’m getting ten hours of sleep, and…

BetteBack October 18, 1973: On Bette Midler’s Upcoming Album, Bette Midler

Phoenix Arizona Republic October 18, 1973 That new Bette Midler album, which will be called simply…

Bette Midler On Show Business:

Bette Midler On Show Business: “t trust this business any area of it. You can’t trust…

Bette Midler On The Baths

Bette Midler On The Baths: “Oh, they loved me at the tubs, they really encouraged me”…

BetteBack December 29, 1999: Top Concerts Of 1999 Via Pollstar

Sandusky Register December 29, 1999 Bette Midler, Divine Miss Millennium. Y2K

BetteBack December 11, 1999: Who’s Afraid Of The Y2K Bug? Not Bette Midler

European Stars And Stripes December 11, 1999 Bette Midler. Divine Miss Millennium, Y2K, Bathhouse Betty  …

Bette Midler On Making It In Show Business:

Bette Midler On Making It In Show Business: “Trust your talent. You don’t have to make…

Check Out The Bette Midler Jukebox For February

For tons of Bette Midler Music: New, Live, & Otherwise, Check Out The Bette Midler Jukebox…

Bette Midler On Society:

Bette Midler On Society: “There’s too much emphasis on youth and beauty today, she maintains. What…

Bette Midler On Her Marriage To Martin von Haselberg:

Bette Midler On Her Marriage To Martin von Haselberg: “My marriage is going along like a…

Bette Midler On Her Sassy, Brassy Image:

Bette Midler On Her Sassy, Brassy Image: “I just play angry women very well. I personally…

BetteBack April 30, 1999: 100 Years Of Women

State April 30, 1999   Bette Midler, 100 years of women, hillary clinton, jane fonda, oprah…

BetteBack December 13, 1973: Has Success Spoiled Bette Midler?

Snyder Daily News December 13, 1973 Has success spoiled BETTE MIDLER? According to the grapevine, it…

Bette Midler On Martin:

Bette Midler On Martin: “He was exactly what I was looking for,” said Bette. “I had…

Bette Midler On Her Mother And Family:

Bette Midler On Her Mother And Family: “I think I made her happy. I think we…

Bette Midler On Her Father:

Bette Midler On Her Father: “My father never went to see my performances. I think he…

BetteBack December 6, 1973: Bette Midler To Receive Entertainer Of The Year Award

Kenosha News December 6, 1973 Sammy Davis, Jr. was named “ Entertainer of the y e…

In Honor Of The New ‘Beaches,’ Watch The Old ‘Beaches’

WEAA In Honor Of The New ‘Beaches,’ Watch The Old ‘Beaches’ By LINDA HOLMES January 21,…

BETTE MIDLER’S ‘HELLO, DOLLY!’ HAS ALREADY SET BOX OFFICE RECORDS

INQUISTR BETTE MIDLER’S ‘HELLO, DOLLY!’ HAS ALREADY SET BOX OFFICE RECORDS By Stacey Cole January 21,…

New York Times: ‘Beaches’ Remake Review

The New York Times Review: They’ve, Sob, Remade ‘Beaches’ By MIKE HALEJAN. 20, 2017 “Beaches,” directed…

First Day Of Rehearsals For Hello Dolly! January 17, 2017

First Day Of Rehearsals For Hello Dolly! January 17, 2017  

Idina Menzel tackles Bette Midler role in ‘Beaches’ remake

Seattle Times Idina Menzel tackles Bette Midler role in ‘Beaches’ remake Originally published January 13, 2017…

Betteback October 17, 1973: “I’m the last of the truly tacky women!”

Madison Wisconsin State Journal October 17, 1973 The reigning resident kook of showbiz, Bette Midler, unloosed…

BetteBack February 16, 1974: The Divine Mr. M – The Man Behind Bette Midler (Barry Manilow)

Winnipeg Free Press February 16, 1974 He has become known as the Divine Mr M because…

BetteBack October 8, 1973: It had been a bad few days for Bette Midler

Albuquerque Journal October 8, 1973 By the time Bette Midler began the second half of her…

BetteBackJuly 28, 1973: Bette Midler Has A Major Fan

Mt Vernon Register News July 28, 1973 Dear Bette Midler fans, you have exalted company, Bing…

BetteBack September 24, 1998: Bathhouse Betty Review (Hartford Courant)

Hartfort Courant September 24, 1998|By GREG MORAGO When America sees Bette Midler perform, it’s usually in…

BetteBack March 27, 1973: Divining Bette Midler

European Stars And Stripes March 27, 1973 THE Divine Miss M., as she calls herself, has…

BetteBack March 3, 1973: Bette Midler Hits Troy

Bennington Banner March 3, 1973 The ice underfoot, thinly covered with sheets of wood, fends a…

BetteBack September 19, 1997: Was This Movie Ever Made?

News September 19, 1997 Q. Please advise whether or not Bette Midler ever was in this…

Lifetime’s Beaches Remake Gets Premiere Date — See New Photos

TV Line Lifetime’s Beaches Remake Gets Premiere Date — See New Photos By Dave Nemetz /…

BetteBack September 15, 1997: Quotes Behind The Scenes At The Emmys

Santa Ana Orange County September 15, 1997 Bette Midler, who won for her HBO special, said…

BetteBack February 6, 1974: Bette Midler Takes In A Fight

Bradford Era February 6, 1974 Bette Midler showed off her guy Eddie Simon at the All-Frazier…

Idina Menzel feared ‘career suicide’ with Beaches remake

Film News UK Idina Menzel feared ‘career suicide’ with Beaches remake September 21, 2016 Singer/actress Idina…

Idina Menzel on Working Toward LGBT Icon Status, a Lesbian Elsa & Angry Gays Who Oppose Her ‘Beaches’ Remake

PrideSource Idina Menzel on Working Toward LGBT Icon Status, a Lesbian Elsa & Angry Gays Who…

BetteBack March 28, 1997: Bette’s ‘Intimate Portrait’ To Premiere On Lifetime

Burlington Times News March 28, 1997 Lifetime’s “Intimate Portrait” chronicles the Divine Miss M’s many roles…

Films Back In The 1980’s, Like Beaches, Were Made For Adults, Not Just Teenage Boys

Netflix By Hadley Freeman Saturday 3 September 2016 04.00 EDT When do you think Hollywood will…

Fun Home Star Cast in Beaches Remake as Young Idina Menzel

Playbill Fun Home Star Cast in Beaches Remake as Young Idina Menzel BY ANDREW GANS SEP…

Bette Midler – Are You Surprised You Found A Home At Disney?

Bette Midler – Are You Surprised You Found A Home At Disney? “Ironic, ain’t it? But…

BetteBack September 29, 1973: Every Gay Blade’s Fantasy

San Francisco Chronicle September 29, 1973   Predictably enough, Bette Midler‘s return to the Berkeley Community…

Bette Midler To An Audience Member During A Concert:

Bette Midler To An Audience Member During A Concert: “Are you yawning my dear? Then why…

“ I want to be around forever; but if I have to go, it won’t be without a battle.”

Bette Midler: “ I want to be around forever; but if I have to go, it…

Nia Long joins Idina Menzel in the remake of classic 1980s Bette Midler film Beaches

Daily Mail Nia Long joins Idina Menzel in the remake of classic 1980s Bette Midler film…

Bette Midler: “Look, I’m a tacky lady and I wear what feels comfortable. That’s just the way I am.”

Bette Midler: “Look, I’m a tacky lady and I wear what feels comfortable. That’s just the…

Bette Midler On Her New Found Stardom:

Bette Midler On Her New Found Stardom: “We all worked in the pineapple factory — my…

Bette Midler On Becoming A Movie Star:

Bette Midler On Becoming A Movie Star: “lt’s so easy, it’s sooooo easy. You don’t have…

1988 – Beaches – You’re So Jealous – Bette Midler

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1989 – Beaches Interview – The Today Show

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Bette Midler – Beaches Bloopers

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Bette & Barbara Hershey sing Happy Birthday to Mickey Mouse on the set of Beaches

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Bette Midler On Meeting Barbara Hershey At Carrie Fisher’s House For The First Time:

Bette Midler On Meeting Barbara Hershey At Carrie Fisher‘s House For The First Time: “I was…

Gary Marshall On Bette Midler in Beaches:

Gary Marshall On Bette Midler in Beaches: “Bette can do anything from class to crass. I…

Barbara Hershey On Meeting Bette Midler At Carrie Fisher’s House For The First Time:

Barbara Hershey On Meeting Bette Midler At Carrie Fisher‘s House For The First Time: “Carrie Fisher…

BetteBack May 23, 1993: “It’s going to be thrilling to play live again”

Pacific Stars And Stripes May 23, 1993 BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — In a show that will…

BetteBack January 18, 1993: Was Bette Midler Dissed By The Clintons?

Daily Herald Suburban Chicago January 18, 1993   Be grateful for small favors — like you…

BetteBack June 18, 1992: Bette Midler On The Subject Of Longevity

Daily Herald Suburban Chicago June 18, 1992 Entertainer Bette Midler, 45, on the subject of longevity:…

BetteBack February 15, 1992: Bette Midler Closes On Deal To Make ‘That Old Feeling’

Cedar Rapids Gazette February 15, 1992 HOLLYWOOD — Bette Midler’s been very vocal about her disappointment…

BetteBack February 13, 1992: Has Bette lost many of her fans to AIDS?

Lethbridge Herald February 13, 1992 We all know that Bette Midler owes a lot of her…

BetteBack October 13, 1990: What Is Bette’s Baby’s Name?

Corbin Times Tribune October 13, 1990 BETTE’S BABY – My mother tells me that Bette Midler‘s…

BetteBack Dec. 31, 1972: Bette Midler – Eyeball to Eyeball

Chicago Tribune Bette Midler – Eyeball to Eyeball By Tom Hall Dec. 31, 1972 I SHOULDN’T…

Divine Intervention: An Odd Mix Of Brilliance And WTF Moments

Houston Press BETTE MIDLER’S ‘DIVINE INTERVENTION’: BRILLIANCE, WITH OCCASIONAL NONSENSE BY OLIVIA FLORES ALVAREZTUESDAY, MAY 19,…

The Advocate: Bette Midler: Still ‘divine’ at 69

The Advocate Bette Midler: Still ‘divine’ at 69 BY JOHN WIRT May 17, 2015 Bette Midler…

BetteHead Review: Review – Bette Midler – Divine Intervention by Jennifer Cook

To see the entire article with photos: Click Here Bette Midler brings out an emotion response…

Tampa Review: May we all enjoy a twilight so divine

Tampa Bay Times Review: Bette Midler as vivacious (and bawdy!) as ever at Tampa‘s Amalie Arena…

BetteBack February 3, 1989: BETTE MIDLER says her mother encouraged her

Altoona Mirror February 3, 1989 â–º Entertainer BETTE MIDLER says her mother encouraged her, but her…

BetteBack December 21, 1988: Beaches – A Friendship, On and Off the Rocks

New York Times By JANET MASLIN Published: December 21, 1988 There are a few indications that…

BetteBack January 20, 1989: Beaches’ Bette’s Personal Star Making Vehicle

Daily Herald Suburban Chicago January 20, 1989 “ Beaches” — Bette Midler makes a personal star…

BetteBack January 6, 1989: Midler’s at her sassy best in ‘Beaches’

Corbin Times Tribune January 6, 1989 BEIACHES (PG-13) From her very first scene, Bette Midler takes…

Bette Talks TV, NYRP, 50 Cent, Sophie, And Where She’d Like To Be In 5 Years

Irish Independent Insider Interrogation: With stage and screen star Bette Midler 05/12/2014 | 02:30 The star…

Watch “Beaches” Performed By This Gay Comic In Less Than Four Minutes (Thanks Andy!)

Some queens will look for any reason to show off their Bette Midler impersonations. Add out…

Randy Travis in critical condition with heart disease from ‘Beaches’ movie

The Examiner Randy Travis in critical condition with heart disease from ‘Beaches’ movie July 9, 2013…

A Personal Story: The 17,356,317 Minute Journey…

Monday, July 1, 2013 The 17,356,317 minute journey… July 1, 2013 Have you ever had a…

Three Things Needed In The New “Beaches” Musical

New Now Next 3 Things the “Beaches” Musical Needs to Be Awesome March 5, 2013 ●…

Barbara Hershey Talks Bette Midler, Beaches, And Her Favorite Fairy Tale

Parade WALTER SCOTT ASKS … Barbara Hershey Feb 27, 2013 The actress, 65, plays Cora, the…

Beaches: Blu-Ray Review ~ Out November 6, 2012

DVD Talk Beaches (Blu-ray) Review Review by Francis Rizzo III | posted October 28, 2012 In…

Jennifer Aniston To Make Her Own “Beaches” To Resuscitate Her Career

MSN Entertainment Jennifer Aniston Set to Star in Friendship Drama ‘Miss You Already’ Described as a…

BetteBack – JANUARY 21 – JANUARY 27, 1990: Bette And Cher To Star In “Angry Housewives”

Mister D: Oh, the campy fun this would have been! Galveston County Guide People JANUARY 21…

BetteBack – Friday, December 22, 1989: Will Bette Midler Camp Up Stella??

Lethbridge Herald, The Friday, December 22, 1989 QUESTION: Isn’t it true that Bette Midler will camp…

BetteBack Thursday, February 16,1989: Just like regular folks

THE STARS AND STRIPES Just like regular folks Thursday, February 16,1989 Bette Midler says her 2-year-old…

BetteBack Review – Saturday, January 14,1989: Beaches

The Winchester Star Midler, Hershey Pass Test of Time In ‘Beaches‘ Film By ED BLANK Saturday,…

BetteBack Review – January 14, 1989: Beaches

Winnipeg Free Press Beaches balances brassy Midler, classy Hershey By Paul McKie January 14, 1989 Co-starring…

BetteBack Review – Thursday, January 12, 1989: Beaches

Mister D: I found this review just too cynical and he made the movie seem like…

BetteBack: An Interview With Barbara Hershey

Winnipeg Free Press Hershey runs risks in choice of film roles Wednesday, January 4,1989 Forget the…

BetteBack Thursday, December 1, 1988: The Man Behind “Beaches”

Tyrone Dally Herald Brother-Sister Winners Behind The Camera Thursday, December 1, 1988 HOLLYWOOD (UPI) — There…

BetteBack – Thursday, November 10, 1988: “Beaches” An Early Oscar Prediction

Altoona Mirror Oscar predictions are already blowing in wind Thursday, November 10, 1988 LOS ANGELES —…

The Saga Of Barbara Hershey’s Daughter In “Beaches” At The “People’s Choice Awards” (Thanks Stephen)

Go Fug Yourself People’s Choice Awards Random Fug: Grace Johnston January 13. 2012  Let me tell…

BetteBack March 21, 1988: Another B for Bette — Baby!

Syracuse Herald- Journal Another B for Bette — baby! Monday, March 21, 1988 Brash, bouncy, busty…

Travel Destination: The Cottage In “Beaches”

On Locations Travel Inspiration: ‘Beaches’ at Crystal Cove by CHRISTINE on DECEMBER 12, 2011 in TRAVEL…

“Chick Flicks”: The Top 5 – Guess Which Movie?

Top 5: ‘Chick flicks‘ Published: Saturday, September 17, 2011, 7:35 AM By The Republican Entertainment Desk…

Female BFF’s In The Movies

PopDose Filminism: Female Friendships by Kelly Stitzel August 10, 2011 If you are a woman, the…

More On “Beaches” Heading To Broadway

London Theater Direct GOSSIP: BEACHES – THE MUSICAL HEADING TO BROADWAY? 25 May 2011 A MUSICAL…

Barbara Hershey

The Film Experience Take Three: Barbara Hershey Monday, May 16, 2011 at 2:06AM Craig Bloomfield Take…

Regrets?

Mister D: This is an article I think I overlooked during the “Showgirls” days… Regrets? I’ve…

I’d Like The “Bette Midler Caesar” Please!

Tulsa World Syrian salad at Celebrity Restaurant inspired by owner’s Lebanese heritage by: CARY ASPINWALL World…

BetteBack: Two Bettes In One – Beaches

December 16, 1988 New York Times At the Movies By Lawrence Van Gelder The 2 Bette…