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Tropes And Trivia From Bette Midler’s Film “The Rose”

Source: TV Tropes A trope is a storytelling device or convention, a shortcut for describing situations the storyteller can…

200-plus artists join chorus for CLASSICS Act

Wisconsin Gazette 200-plus artists join chorus for CLASSICS Act By Lisa Neff, Staff writer Mar 10,…

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 On “The Rose” Character:

Bette Midler On “The Rose” Character: “No, it’s not a thinly veiled movie about Janis Joplin.…

Bette Midler On The Rose

Bette Midler On The Rose: “It goes along with the martyrs. All the martyrs from Billie…

Bette Midler On The Rose

Bette Midler On The Rose: “It goes along with the martyrs. All the martyrs from Billie…

Amanda McBroom (Songwriter, The Rose): Golden Globe Memories

Golden Globes Amanda McBroom: Golden Globe Memories by Armando Gallo August 9, 2017 In 1980 director Mark…

40 years later, Bette Midler’s ‘Rose’ a better rockumentary than character study

Out And About Nashville 40 years later, Bette Midler‘s ‘Rose’ a better rockumentary than character study…

‘Hello, Dolly!’: Bette Midler Proves She’s the New Queen of Broadway (Rolling Stone)

Rolling Stone ‘Hello, Dolly!’: Bette Midler Proves She’s the New Queen of Broadway By Peter Travers…

Well, Hello, Dollys!

New York Times Well, Hello, Dollys! By ERIC GRODE MARCH 22, 2017 Carol Channing originated the…

Bette Midler’s ‘Hello, Dolly!’ crew got sick backstage

Page Six Bette Midler’s ‘Hello, Dolly!’ crew got sick backstage By Ian Mohr March 16, 2017…

BetteBack December 1, 1973: What Stars Are Up For Playing Janis Joplin’s Life?

Dunkirk Evening Observer December 1, 1973 Q: Who will play Janis Joplin in the movie of…

Bette Midler On The Rose:

Bette Midler On The Rose: “Originally it was a fictionalized biography of Janis Joplin and I…

BetteBack October 1, 1973: Flashy, Trashy and Infectious Miss M.

San Mateo Times October 1, 1973 In this crazy rock ‘n roll world where superstars streak…

Bette Midler On The Rose

Bette Midler On The Rose: “No, it’s not a thinly veiled movie about Janis Joplin. There…

BetteBack January 31, 1974: Three New Singles On Music Scene

Chicago Heights Star January 31, 1974 As regular Beat readers are aware, I don’t usually devote…

Bette Midler Talks To Fans On Facebook And We Learn All Kinds Of Scoops!

Vintage Vinyl News Bette Midler Talks To Fans On Facebook And We Learn All Kinds Of…

BetteBack November 18, 1973: The Return Of Show Biz, Starring Divine Miss M

Ithaca New Times November 18, 1973 Bette Midler defies description. Trying to explain one of her…

BetteBack October 1, 1973: Flashy, Trashy and Infectious Miss M

San Mateo Times October 1, 1973 In this crazy rock ‘n roll world where superstars streak…

BetteBack October 11, 1996: First Wive’s Club Soundtrack Review

Santa Ana Orange County Register October 11, 1996 Alternately inspirational, weepy and amusing, the “First Wives…

BetteBack January 23, 1973: Divine Miss M Brings Oldies To Life

The Chronicle Telegram January 23, 1973 Writing something fresh and new about Bette Midler – The…

BetteBack March 3, 1973: Bawdy, Bodacious Bette

The National Observer Bawdy, Bodacious Bette March 3, 1973 By Bill Marvel HERE IT IS 7:30…

BetteBack June 30, 1972: Singer From The Tubs’ Hits Nightclub Circuit (Interview)

Winnipeg Free Press June 30, 1972 N E W YORK (Special) — Nightclub singer Bette Midler…

Seven Artists Who Might Be the Jewish Beyonce

Forward 7 Artists Who Might Be the Jewish Beyonce April 21, 2016 by Caila Litman Who…

Review: The Rose

The Examiner ‘The Rose‘ is very good April 5, 2016 The theatrical world is anxiously awaiting…

Bette Midler On The Rose

Bette Midler On The Rose: “Originally it was a fictionalized biography of Janis Joplin and I…

The Rose: “You Know You Are In The Presence Of A Brilliant, Once-In-A-Lifetime Performer”

Brattle Theatre Film Notes The Rose By Leo Racicot March 1, 2016   Bette Midler is…

Bette Midler On Regretting Her Choice To Become A Film Star:

Bette Midler On Regretting Her Choice To Become A Film Star: “When I tried to put…

Bette Midler On That Old Feeling:

Bette Midler On That Old Feeling: “This movie fulfills my desire to do something broad. I…

BetteBack September 24, 1993: Liz Smith – Radio City fans go bananas over Bette

Daily Herald Suburban Chicago September 24, 1993 That force of nature, Bette Midler, opened last week…

Bette Midler On The Rose:

Bette Midler On The Rose: “It goes along with the martyrs. All the martyrs from Billie…

BetteBack September 7, 1993: Bette Midler Still Tops In Art Of Performance

Lowell Sun September 7, 1993 Extravagant? Campy? You can Bette on it. According to early reviews,…

Bette Midler On The Rose:

Bette Midler On The Rose: “No, it’s not a thinly veiled movie about Janis Joplin. There…

Bette Midler: 15 Things You Didn’t Know – But You Really Do (Part 2)

PPcorn Bette Midler: 15 Things You Didn’t Know (Part 2) By PPcorn – Jan 12, 2016…

BetteBack September 11, 1993: MIDLER OF THE ROAD BETTE STRUTS BACK OUT WITH SEQUINS AND SILLINESS (Interview)

Chicago Tribune MIDLER OF THE ROAD BETTE STRUTS BACK OUT WITH SEQUINS AND SILLINESS September 11,…

BetteBack December 5, 1991: Bette Midler – Mother, Mogul, Wife, Wild One (Interview)

Winchester Star December 5, 1991 LOS ANGELES – Amid the determinedly male movie world, one company…

Bette Midler On The Rose:

Bette Midler On The Rose: “The character I play is a girl singer, strong-willed and somewhat…

Rolling Stone Review: Generations of brassy, slyly winking female rebels – from Deborah Harry and Madonna to Miley Cyrus – all owe Bette Midler a debt

Rolling Stone Bette Midler Wraps ‘Divine’ Tour With Powerhouse Brooklyn Show Legendary vocalist brings with bawdy…

BetteBack June 17, 2009: DIRECTOR MARK RYDELL (“THE ROSE”) REMEMBERS BETTE MIDLER!

The Hollywood Interview MARK RYDELL REMEMBERS BETTE MIDLER! By By Jon Zelazny June 17, 2009 I…

A sentimental Bette Midler puts on powerhouse show (Philly)

Philadelphia InQuirer A sentimental Bette Midler puts on powerhouse show Bill Chenevert, For The Inquirer Posted:…

Bette Midler: The Rose – Facts And Trivia

Bette Midler: The Rose – Facts And Trivia What was the last question Rose asked before…

Criterion’s Blu-ray presentation of The Rose is cause for celebration by fans of the film

The Morton Report Blu-ray Review: The Rose – The Criterion Collection June 08, 2015 By Chaz…

BetteBack December 13, 1979: Rolling Stone – Bette Midler: The Homecoming

Rolling Stone Bette Midler: The Homecoming The actress outgrows her dreams in ‘The Rose‘ BY TIMOTHY…

BetteBack October 2, 1973: A Steaming Night In ‘Sleazy City’ Bette Midler’s Unique Talent Stuns Berkeley Audience

The Stanford Daily A Steaming Night In ‘Sleazy City’ Bette Midler’s Unique Talent Stuns Berkeley Audience…

A Q&A with Bette Midler (Omaha)

Omaha.com A Q&A with Bette Midler By Kevin Coffey / World-Herald staff writer June 3, 2015…

Criterion Collection ‘Rose’ Essay: High Tragedy on Tour

The Rose: High Tragedy on Tour By Paula Mejia A lone woman gazes out from a…

Variety: Bette Midler Proves She’s Still Divine at 69 with Staples Center Show (Los Angeles)

Variety MAY 29, 2015 | 06:26PM PT Malina Saval Associate Editor, Features Oh, Bette. You just…

REVIEW: “THE ROSE” (1979) STARRING BETTE MIDLER; CRITERION BLU-RAY SPECIAL EDITION

Cinameretro REVIEW: “THE ROSE” (1979) STARRING BETTE MIDLER; CRITERION BLU-RAY SPECIAL EDITION “SEX, DRUGS, AND ROCK…

The Rose looks and sounds incredible on the new Blu-ray from the Criterion Collection (4 1/2 out of 5 stars)

Slant Magazine The Rose BLU-RAY REVIEW 4.5 out of 5 BY CLAYTON DILLARD ON MAY 20,…

Song Facts: The Rose

This was written by Los Angeles singer/songwriter Amanda McBroom. Midler recorded it for the 1980 movie…