Table of Contents

updated 02/03/1986 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 02/03/1986 AT 01:00 AM EST

ON THE COVER 92
Following a string of romances and a movie fiasco that drove her to a shrink, Bette Midler finds happiness with her new husband in Beverly Hills, where she is anything but Down and Out

UP FRONT 30

Stevie Wonder hosted the stars in a televised, three-city concert to celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.

After a 14-year silence, Tony Cox, the ex-husband of Yoko Ono, describes his strange travels in the religious underground with their only child, Kyoko

Carl Pait, 24, forged his father's name to checks and was sentenced to 44 years in a North Carolina prison

SONG 46
Britain's Helen Folasade Adu—better known as Sade—seduces pop's Top 20 with a touch of The Sweetest Taboo

SEQUEL 54
No more restaurants for Alice Brock, whose latest enterprise is a book called How To Massage Your Cat

BIO 61
Not even Meryl Streep in Out of Africa solves the exotic riddle that was Isak Dinesen

HEIRS 73
Feb. 1 marks the acting debut of Bruce Lee's only son, Brandon, who doesn't want to spend his career kung-fooling around

HOMELESS 74
New York City's Robert Hayes, Atlanta's Ann Connor and Philadelphia's Chris Sprowal are magnificent examples of brotherly love

TUBE 83
The British invasion of iron-willed sexpots continues as Stephanie Beacham works her wiles on The Colbys

ON THE MOVE 89
An unknown British teen named Nicholas Rowe makes a smash film debut in Young Sherlock Holmes

TROUBLE 99
Baptists in Bangor, Maine turn to Jerry Falwell when they discover an adulterer in the pulpit

TO THE TOP 103
Kent Gilbert can't sing or dance, but he's one of Japan's hottest U.S. performers

SCENE 111
Norman Mailer, Betty Friedan, Saul Bellow and a host of other PEN pals met in New York and proved only one thing: When writers talk, none of them listens

SCREEN 117
Jessica Lange, Meryl Streep, Cher and 20 other top actresses fight it out in the most competitive Oscar race in ages

MAIL 6
PICKS & PANS 13
TAKE ONE 29
STAR TRACKS 51
LOOKOUT 114
CHATTER 120

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