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BetteBack: Director Mark Rydell Wanted Bette Midler For Film, “Nuts”

Mister D: The part eventually went to Barbra Streisand The Register Wed., Feb. 13, 1985 Director…

BetteBack April 13, 1980: Tight Oscar Race Between Bette Midler And Sally Field

Madison Wisconsin State Journal April 13, 1980   BEST ACTRESS: Sally Field (Norma Rae). Originally they wanted…

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 March 8, 1979: Midler plays drug* riddled Rose

Winnipeg Free Press March 8, 1979 HOLLYWOOD—”I think she’ll paralyse everyone with her performance,” says Mark…

BetteBack January 16, 1978: Mark Rydell Set To Direct “The Rose”

Santa Ana Orange County Register Rydell To Direct Midler In Movie January 16, 1978 LOS ANGELES…

BetteBack November 30, 1991: Midler is proud of ‘For the Boys’

Kokomo Tribune Actress says she got what she wanted in ‘For the Boys‘ November 30, 1991…

BetteBack: Divine Madness On The Set

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The concert was 40 minutes late in starting. The star finally entered to a roaring…

BetteBack: “Why didn’t someone tell me that making movies was so much fun?”

Midler plays drug riddled Rose By RODERICK MANN WINNIPEG FREE PRESS, THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 1979 HOLLYWOOD—”I…

BetteBack: Taking A Chance On Caan

The New York Times James Caan Rises From the Ashes of His Career By BERNARD WEINRAUB…

BetteBack: Through the Wars, It’s ‘For the Boys’

New York Times June 30, 1991 FILM; Through the Wars, It’s ‘For the Boys‘ By ALJEAN…

BetteBack: For The Boys Begins Shoot

All Girl Productions’ ‘For the Boys‘ began filming Jan. 2 for Fox. (Twentieth Century Fox) Article…