WorldCat Identities

Midler, Bette

Works: 588 works in 1,403 publications in 7 languages and 42,952 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Biography  Animal films  Film and video adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Fiction  Interviews  Animated films 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Producer, Narrator, Director, Vocalist, Singer, Composer, Author of introduction, Recipient, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Bette Midler
Oliver & company ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 2,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the streets of New York City, Oliver, an orphaned kitten, is befriended by Dodger, a carefree mutt, and his band of streetwise dogs. Together they try to avoid the evil Sykes
The Stepford wives by Frank Oz ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After moving with her husband and children to the well-manicured community of Stepford, Connecticut, former New York television executive Joanna Eberhart is beginning to realize that Stepford is more than just the "perfect" place to live ... it's a little to perfect. All the wives in town are models who cater to their husband's every desire. What is going on behind the closed doors of the Stepford Men's Association and the Stepford Day Spa? Can Joanna figure out the problem before it's too late?
Beaches by Garry Marshall ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two childhood friends are reunited in their middle age and one learns she is dying of a fatal disease
Hocus pocus by Kenny Ortega ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about a trio of witches who return from 17th century Salem after they have been accidentally conjured up by some unsuspecting pranksters
The First Wives Club by Oliver Goldsmith ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three mid-life Manhattanites have more than a longtime friendship in common. After years of helping their hubbies climb the corporate ladder of success, each has been dumped for a newer, curvier model. The trio is determined to turn their pain into gain. They come up with a cleverly devious plan to hit their exes where it really hurts--in the wallet!
Parental guidance ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Oldschool grandparents Artie and Diane get more than they bargained for when they get stuck babysitting their type-A daughter's overprotected kids. But things go from hectic to hysterical when Artie realizes the kids are running the house with their newfangled technology. By playing by his own rules, which include sugary snacks, old fashioned games, and tough love, Artie manages to outsmart the kids and achieve the impossible - bringing the family closer together."--Container
Cats & dogs ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the eternal battle between cats and dogs, one crazed feline has taken things a paw too far. Former elite agent Kitty Galore has gone rogue and plans to unleash a diabolical device designed to not only bring her canine enemies to heel but also to take down her former kitty comrades and make the world her scratching post. Faced with this dire threat, cats and dogs must work together for the first time ever to save themselves and their beloved humans from global cat-astrophe
The women by Joan Crawford ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clothing designer Mary Haines lives in a beautiful country home with her wealthy financier husband and their 11-year-old daughter. Her best friend Sylvie Fowler is the editor at a prominent fashion magazine. The women dictate the latest trends in taste and style for New York City fashionistas. When Mary's husband becomes involved with perfume salesgirl Crystal Allen at Saks Fifth Avenue, her friendship with Sylvie is put to the test. Everyone in their close-knit circle of friends, including the ever-pregnant Edie Cohen and author Alex Fisher, begins to question their loyalty to each other and their romantic involvements
What women want ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cocky, chauvinistic advertising executive magically acquires the ability to hear what women are thinking
Then she found me ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Desperate to start a family, New York schoolteacher, April Epner hits a midlife crisis when, in quick succession, her husband unexpectedly abandons her and her adoptive mother dies. She gets another shock when she meets her biological mother, an eccentric, self-centered talk show host, whom at first she rejects. Then the divorced dad of one of her students begins courting April. As her life is turned upside-down, April finds herself opening up in ways she had never imagined
50 years the gold anniversary collection ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Compilation of hits from the Atlantic Record company over a fifty year span
Fantasia Fantasia 2000 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fantasia 2000: The sequel to the classic 1940 film Fantasia, presents a new selection of animated scenes set to classical music. Pieces include: Symphony No. 5 by Ludwig van Beethoven, Pines of Rome by Ottorino Respighi, Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin, Piano Concerto No. 2, Allegro, Opus 102 by Dmitri Shostakovich, Carnival of the Animals, Finale, by Camille Saint-Sae╠łns, The Sorcerer's Apprentice by Paul Dukas, Pomp and Circumstance - Marches 1, 2, 3 and 4 by Sir Edward Elgar, and Firebird Suite - 1919 Version, by Igor Stravinsky
Experience the divine greatest hits by Bette Midler ( Recording )
29 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1. Hello In There
The rose by Mark Rydell ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Bette Midler portrays a Janis Joplin-like rock star whose success is laced with so much booze, drugs and hard living [that] it eventually causes her downfall"--Container
Ruthless people by Jim Abrahams ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When loathesome millionaire Sam Stone's wife is kidnapped by inept kidnappers, Sam cries tears of joy and refuses to pay the ransom. And when the abductors threaten to kill the abrasive heiress, Sam celebrates!
Bette Midler sings the Rosemary Clooney songbook by Bette Midler ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and German and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Midler sings songs originally recorded by Rosemary Clooney in the 1950's
Drowning Mona ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Mona Dearly, the town's most hated resident, drives into the river and drowns celebration ensues until the Sheriff realizes that it wasn't an accident. His job? To find out who killed her, when everyone had a motive
Twenty feet from stardom ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
They are the voices behind the greatest rock, pop and R&B hits of all time, but no one knows their names. Now, in this award-winning documentary, director Morgan Neville shines the spotlight on the untold stories of such legendary background singers as Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer, Judith Hill, and more
For the boys by Mark Rydell ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A USO singer teams up with a song and dance man to entertain the troops, and For The Boys follows them through 3 wars and 50 years of music and memories
Down and out in Beverly Hills by Paul Mazursky ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A social satire involving an excessive Beverly Hills family and the vagabond they save from drowning in their pool
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Alternative Names
Bette Middler
Bette Milder
Betty Midler
Davis Midler, Bette.
Divine Miss M
Midler, Bette Davis.
English (310)
German (14)
French (8)
Multiple languages (4)
Spanish (2)
Chinese (1)
Italian (1)