Tag Archives: Beat the Clock

Monday, October 9, 2017

(On managing her career): “I haven’t had a manager for about 20 years.

(On managing her career): “I haven’t had a manager for about 20 years. I think if I did have a manager, it’d be a little more coherent. Because I fly by the seat of my pants, my career has that feeling to it.” (Rocky Mountain News, 1999) – Bette Midler Image may contain: 1 person, smiling, on stage
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Sunday, October 8, 2017

I’m probably the last of the entertainers.

“I’m probably the last of the entertainers. I’m the last one who sings and dances and tells jokes all in one show. So I shouldn’t crab. It’s what I chose to do and it’s what I enjoy doing. Everyone looks at me as a different kind of artist. I never really codified it; I never really said what it was, because I never really knew what it was. It was just me; I’m here all by myself.” (Rocky Mountain News, 1999) – Bette Midler Image may contain: 1 person, smiling, indoor
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(On all the new “divas”) “What can I say? I have nothing to say.

(On all the new “divas”) “What can I say? I have nothing to say. Let them all call themselves divas. I don’t care.” (Rocky Mountain News, 1999) – Bette Midler Image may contain: 1 person
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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Bette Midler and friends backstage at Hello Dolly!

Bette Midler and friends backstage at Hello Dolly!

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Friday, September 29, 2017

On material for Bette Of Roses:Â “Material opened up to me that wasn’t there before because I couldn’t hit the notes. Now I can,” she says, beaming.

On material for Bette Of Roses:Â “Material opened up to me that wasn’t there before because I couldn’t hit the notes. Now I can,” she says, beaming. “The songs with the wider range came to me and they had never come to me before. And since I could sing them, I did sing them.” – Bette Midler Image may contain: 2 people, people smiling, people sitting and indoor
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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Hocus Pocus Writer Says Sequel May Be a TV Movie

Screen Write Hocus Pocus Writer Says Sequel May Be a TV Movie By Rose Moore 14 hours ago ...  Read More

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Bette Midler Accepting Her 2017 Tony For Best Actress As The Music Tried To Play Her Off The Stage: “Shut that crap off!”

Bette Midler Accepting Her 2017 Tony For Best Actress As The Music Tried To Play Her Off The Stage: “Shut that crap off!” (2017) Image may contain: 1 person, night and closeup
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Saturday, September 9, 2017

(On For The Boys): “I loved the music, so I felt the movie had a shot

(On For The Boys): “I loved the music, so I felt the movie had a shot I felt strongly, too, about the idea of raising a child you’re absolutely crazy about, and to lose that child to a war you don’t understand as I do with my son in the film And I believed in the two characters (hers and Caan’s) ” (1991) – Bette Midler Image may contain: 1 person, smiling, closeup
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Thursday, September 7, 2017

The biggest misconception people have about me is that I’m seven feet tall (1991)

The biggest misconception people have about me is that I’m seven feet tall (1991) – Bette Midler Image may contain: 1 person, standing and on stage
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(On For The Boys): I just have my fingers crossed. I do hope this attracts more than one kind of audience.

(On For The Boys): I just have my fingers crossed. I do hope this attracts more than one kind of audience. I hope I get them in out of curiosity, because I know they/ll leave feeling more than satisfied. In fact, I think they/ll be thrilled. (1991) – Bette Midler Image may contain: 2 people, people smiling
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