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BetteBack November 18, 1979: What Was Bette Like To Work With On ‘The Rose’

Wisconsin State Journal November 18, 1979 Dear Stacy: Bette Midler has been receiving excellent reviews for…

BetteBack November 16, 1979: Bette Midler would have to be the flip-side of Barbra Streisand

Paris News November 16, 1979 If the Rolling Stones were considered to be the antithesis of…

BetteBack November 16, 1979: Bette Midler Wows Broadway Box Office

Madison Capital Times November 16, 1979 How torrid at the box office is Bette Midler as…

BetteBack November 14, 1979: THE ROSE introduces a hurricane named Bette Midler to the screen

Indiana Gazette November 14, 1979 At The Movies By The Associated Press THE ROSE introduces a…

BetteBack November 9, 1979 Movie Review: A Rose Is A Rose Is A … Bette Midler

Santa Ana Orange County Register Evening November 9, 1979 Movie Review: A Rose Is A Rose…

BetteBack November 9, 1979: Midler’s acting blooms in ‘Rose’

Daily Herald November 9, 1979 An out-of-state film critic pompously assured me last week that a…

Audio: Hurricane by Bette Mider

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BetteBack November 8, 1979: Bette Midler Takes Her Party In Stride

New York Times Bette Midler Takes Her Party In Stride November 8, 1979

BetteBack November 8, 1979: The Rose is still The Divine Miss M.

Winnipeg Free Press November 8, 1979 She got her start in a gay New York bathhouse,…

Audio: Rain by Bette Midler

[wpaudio url=”http://www.bootlegbetty.com/audio/07 Rain.mp3″ text=”Bette Midler – Rain” dl=”0″] Rain by Bette Midler Come on down lightning.…

BetteBack November 6, 1979: Author, Author!

Author Bette Syracuse Post Standard November 6, 1979 NEW. YORK .(UPI) It’s called “A View From…

BetteBack November 7, 1979: Bette Midler And Robert DeNiro?!

Garden City Telegram November 7, 1979 NEW DUO: The latest celebrity twosome is sort of interesting.…

BetteBack November 2, 1979: Bette Midler ~ A ferocious little kitten

Daily Herald Bette Midler: a ferocious little kitten November 2, 1979 The press was growing impatient.…

Video: Hello In There ~ Bette Midler ~ Bruce Forsythe Show

Video: Hello In There ~ Bette Midler ~ Bruce Forsythe Show

BetteBack October 28, 1979: Bette Midler Is No Joke (Interview)

Wisconsin State Journal October 28, 1979 Flaky singer of raunchy songs breaks out of her stereotype…

BetteBack October 27, 1979: Misspelling On Signage

Garden City Telegram October 27, 1979 SIGN LANGUAGE: Twentieth Century-Fox has just erected an immense, attention-getting…

BetteBack October 23, 1979: The Rose

Lethbridge Herald October 23, 1979 ROSE, THE (R) – Bette Midler, Alan Bates, Frederic Forrest. (Drama…

BetteBack October 17, 1979: Bette Midler Visits Chicago For ‘Rose’ Premiere

Madison Capital Times October 17, 1979 Bette Midler will make a rare personal appearance in Chicago…

Video: Friends ~ Bette Midler

Video: Friends ~ Bette Midler

BetteBack September 9, 1979: Bette Drops Manager And Records New Album (Interview)

Pacific Stars And Stripes September 9, 1979 Bette Midler has started writing songs, which she describes…

BetteBack September 4, 1979: Bette On Elton John

Winnipeg Free Press September 4, 1979 When Elton John announced he was bisexual (“You mean he…

BetteBack October 14, 1979: What’s Bette Midler Doing Now?

Salina Journal October 14, 1979 Q: Is it true that Bette Midler is going to be…

BetteBack October 7, 1979: Bette Midler To Bring Her Act To Broadway

Pacific Stars And Stripes October 7, 1979 Bette Midler is planning to take her act to…

BetteBack October 4, 1979: Thighs And Whispers Review

Madison Capital Times October 4, 1979   Bette Midler. “Thighs and Whispers.” Atlantic. 3 stars. Bette…

BetteBack October 3, 1979: The Polish Nightingale

Madison Capital Times October 3, 1979 Bette Midler is plugging her new movie, “The Rose.” And…

TV: When good actors go bad

Mister D: I actually like the movie they picked for Bette! San Fransisco Gate TV: When…

Video: In The Mood-Parkinson- Bette Midler

Video: In The Mood-Parkinson- Bette Midler

BetteBack July 16, 1979: Joan Rivers On Bette Midler

Winnipeg Free Press July 16, 1979 Comedienne-turned-director Joan Rivers is a big Bette Midler fan. “I…

Video: Millworker ~ Bette Midler ~ Parkinson ~ 1978

Video: Millworker ~ Bette Midler ~ Parkinson ~ 1978 Related articles Audio: To Comfort You by…

BetteBack February 25, 1979: What’s The Buzz On Bette’s Acting In “The Rose”

Wisconsin State Journal February 25, 1979 Dear Stacy: As a big fan of Bette Midler, I’m…

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 February 20, 1979: Liza Loses Out to Bette in Lead

Blytheville Courier News February 20, 1979 It’s going to be Bette Midler as star of Allan…

BetteBack November 12, 1978: Did Bette Do Well In Vegas?

Wisconsin State Journal November 12, 1978 Dear Stacy: I heard Bette Midler didn’t do well with…

Audio: Love Me With a Feeling by Bette Midler

Love Me With a Feeling by Bette Midler [Man:] “All right! She’s gonna sing!” [Rose:] “All…

BetteBack October 17, 1978: Bette Midler Makes A Splash In Europe….

European Stars And Stripes October 17, 1978 AFTER HER difficult first night in Germany in Hamburg’s…

Liz Smith: Bette Mider Should Have Won Oscar For “The Rose”

Telegram Liz Smith March 22, 2013 Out in Los Angeles, critics and audiences are raving about…

Audio: Beast of Burden by Bette Midler

Beast of Burden by Bette Midler Now write this down! I’ll never be your beast of…

BetteBack October 14, 1978: Reader Angry At Bette Midler’s Emmy Win

Winnipeg Free Press October 14, 1978 Q, • Bette Midler won an Emmy for her special…

Audio: Fire Down Below by Bette Midler

Fire Down Below by Bette Midler Here comes The Rose, looking mighty fine. Here comes ol’…

BetteBack September 21, 1978: The abusive Bette Midler is a Rose

Winnipeg Free Press September 21, 1978 She burst onto the scene after having established herself as…

BetteBack September 21, 1978: Bette Midler Heads Off To Europe

European Stars And Stripes September 21, 1978 Bette Midler brings her talents to Europe this month…

Audio: Sisters (duet with Linda Ronstadt) by Bette Midler

Sisters (duet with Linda Ronstadt) by Bette Midler sisters sisters there were never such devoted sisters…

BetteBack October 8, 1978: Bette Midler falters, then wows ’em In Germany

European Stars And Stripes October 8, 1978 HAMBURG, Germany (S&S) — Bette Midler, her three-woman backing…

BetteBack October 10, 1978: Bette Midler To Pen A Book

Blytheville Courier News October 10, 1978 …”The World As the Divine Miss M Perceives It” will…

BetteBack September 17, 1978: Did Bette Midler Make Any Movies Before The Rose?

Salina Journal September 17, 1978 Q: I understand Bette Midler has just made a movie called…

BetteBack August 16, 1978: Paramount Wants Bette Midler To Star In A Remake Of “Gypsy”

Annapolis Capital August 16, 1978 GREAT IDEAS of Western civilization department Paramount is kicking around a…

BetteBack August 24, 1978: Is Bette Midler Taking A Break Already From Movies?

Salina Journal August 24, 1978 Q: With concert dates set in England and Australia, is Bette…

BetteBack August 4, 1978: Filming A Party Scene For “The Rose”

Lethbridge Herald August 4, 1978 HOLLYWOOD (NBA) – Parties are parties, even parties staged for movies.…

BetteBack July 11, 1978: Bette Midler’s Boyfriend Gets Role In “Animal House”

Register-Republic Bette Midler‘s Boyfriend Gets Role In “Animal House” Tuesday, July 11, 1978

BetteBack July 9, 1978: Bette Midler Squelches Heckler

Galveston Daily News July 9, 1978 Bette Midler opened at the Copacabana. She squelched a loud…