Divine Madness 41 years old

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Divine Madness

Divine Madness is a 1980 concert film directed by Michael Ritchie, and featuring Bette Midler during her 1979 concert at Pasadena's Civic Auditorium. The 94-minute film features Midler's stand-up comedy routines as well as 16 songs, including "Big Noise From Winnetka," "Paradise," "Shiver Me Timbers," "Fire Down Below," "Stay With Me," "My Mother’s Eyes," "Chapel of Love/Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy," "Do You Want to Dance," "You Can’t Always Get What You Want/I Shall Be Released", "The E-Street Shuffle/Summer (The First Time)/"Leader of the Pack" and "The Rose".


Divine Madness Cast

Name Character
Bette Midler She was 34, now 76 years old as Herself
Diva Gray as The Harlettes

Divine Madness Crew

Name Department
Dorothy Baca as Costume Design. Costume & Make-Up
Bette Midler as Writer. She was 34 (now 76) years old Writing
Bruce Vilanch as Writer. He was 31 (now 73) years old Writing
Robert De Mora as Costume Design. Costume & Make-Up
Divine Madness poster
Divine Madness (41 years)

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  • Release day: Friday, September 26, 1980
  • Runtime: 95 minutes