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BetteBack January 23, 1974: Divine Raunch

Hits: 0Fort Worth Daily Skiff January 23, 1974 It is no news to most people that…

On What Bette Midler Wants To Accomplish: “I want to do it all. Everything.” She flings her arms wide at the TV camera in her best doomed grand dame voice, “I want to live fast, die hard, live hard, die young, leave a brilliant memory.”

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On The Baths: “Oh, they loved me at the tubs, they really encouraged me,” she says fondly. “They allowed me to act out the whole dream, all those fantasies, all the people I wished I was…”

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Bette Midler On Seeing The “Theater Of The Ridiculousness”: “I remember one girl came out as Waterfront Woman – you know, from the Josef von Sternberg movies, all in shadows except the face? His women were so mysterious, always getting on boats or disappearing on docks into the fog…

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Bette Midler On Growing Up In Hawaii: “Here I was, white, in this Samoan neighborhood, always different, terrified of physical violence, made to feel afraid, unattractive. But I used to wander the old red light district…

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