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The Mondo Beyondo Show (1988)

An hour-long showcase for performance artists hosted by a zany Italian redhead.

Director:

Thomas Schlamme

Writers:

Jerry Blatt (character creator: "Mondo Beyondo"), Jerry Blatt (character writer) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bette Midler ... Mondo Beyondo / Eudora P. Quickly (segment "Mondo Beyondo")
Luke Cresswell ... Himself (segment "Yes-No People's Drum Town")
Steve McNicholas Steve McNicholas ... Himself (segment "Yes-No People's Drum Town")
Frank Tontoh Frank Tontoh ... Himself (segment "Yes-No People's Drum Town")
The Garfield Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps The Garfield Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps ... Themselves (segment "Yes-No People's Drum Town")
The Sunrise Senior Drum and Bugle Corps The Sunrise Senior Drum and Bugle Corps ... Themselves (segment "Yes-No People's Drum Town")
Bill Irwin ... Himself (segment "Frantic Situation")
Leon Chesney Leon Chesney ... Himself (segment "Frantic Situation")
Steve Clemente Steve Clemente ... Himself (segment "Frantic Situation") (as Steve 'Mr. Wiggles' Clemente)
Paul Zaloom ... Himself (segment "Eating in America")
Pat Oleszko Pat Oleszko ... Herself (segment "Where Fools Russian")
David Cale ... Himself (segment "Welcome to America")
La La La Human Steps La La La Human Steps ... Themselves (segment "La La La Human Steps: Shooting Starr")
Louise LeCavalier ... Herself (segment "La La La Human Steps: Shooting Starr")
Donald Weikert Donald Weikert ... Himself (segment "La La La Human Steps: Shooting Starr")
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An hour-long showcase for performance artists hosted by a zany Italian redhead.

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Bette on HBO for great entertainment this March.

Genres:

Comedy | Music

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 March 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bette Midler's Mondo Beyondo See more »

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Soundtracks

My Shooting Star
Music by The West India Co.
Lyrics by Édouard Lock
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Awesome
29 July 2002 | by Brandon HallSee all my reviews

What can you say about Bette Midler? She's great... she puts such energy into everything she does and Mondo Beyondo is no exception. In it she plays Mondo Beyondo, host of a cable access show. It involves different acts, including Bette's husband performing as one of the two Kipper Kids. A great show and a wonderful performance by Bette Midler as usual. The one thing that disappointed me was that we didn't get to see more Bette! Still, a wonderful show. A 10/10.


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