My Old Addiction

What Ever Happened To Baby Jane?

What Ever Happened To Baby JaneBBBB

(out of 5)

 and , famous for an off-screen rivalry, get terrific onscreen mileage for playing two sisters who were once child stars, one an invalid following a car accident (Crawford), and one a lunatic (Davis) who is intent on getting her sister back for the career she thinks she stole from her. The things these ladies do to each other will make your head spin; marvelously creepy, it was followed by more films in the macabre vein that also starred Davis, including Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte and The Nanny. The truly scary thing is that Davis and Crawford were the same age when they made this movie as Susan Sarandon and Goldie Hawn were when they filmed The Banger Sisters.

The Associates & Aldrich Company

USA, 1962

Directed by

Screenplay by , based on the novel by

Cinematography by

Produced by Robert Aldrich

Music by

Production Design by

Costume Design by

Film Editing by

Academy Awards 1962

Cannes Film Festival 1963

Golden Globe Awards 1962



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