Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte Poster

Release Date: 1965

DVD Release Date: August 9th, 2005

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 13 min

Plot Summary
Forty years ago, on the night they were meant to elope, Charlotte Hollis (Bette Davis) found her lover decapitated during a party, the blood on her dress leading everyone to suspect she was the murderer. Now, in 1964, Charlotte is an old recluse and must fight to keep her home. She enlists the help of her cousin Velma (Olivia de Havilland), who was there at the time of the murder. However, soon after Velma's arrival, Charlotte's mind becomes unstable, and she starts seeing her dead lover's head.

Cast: Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Joseph Cotten, Agnes Moorehead, Cecil Kellaway, Victor Buono, Mary Astor, Bruce Dern

Director: Robert Aldrich

Genres: Horror

Production Co: The Associates & Aldrich Company Inc.

Keywords: Death, Mystery, Murder, 1960s, Dark, Suspenseful, Fall


Nominated Music (Music Score - Substantially Original)
Nominated Art Direction (Black-and-White)
Nominated Cinematography (Black-and-White)
Nominated Costume Design (Black-and-White)
Winner Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Music (Song)
Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role