What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Release Date: October 31st, 1962

DVD Release Date: April 24th, 2007

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 12 min

Plot Summary

Jane Hudson (Bette Davis) is an aging child star left to care for her wheelchair-bound sister Blanche (Joan Crawford), also a former child actress. Stuck living together in a mansion in old Hollywood, Blanche plots to get even with Jane for the car crash that left her crippled years earlier. But Jane is desperate to keep Blanche imprisoned as she plans a new rise to fame, and tries to hide Blanche's existence from doctors, visitors and neighbors while she devises a way to get rid of her sister.

Cast: Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono, Marjorie Bennett, Anna Lee, Maidie Norman, Dave Willock, Anne Barton

Director: Robert Aldrich

Genres: Horror

Production Co: Aldrich, Seven Arts Pictures, Warner Brothers

Distributors: Warner Home VĂ­deo, Warner Bros.

Keywords: Rivalry , 1960s , 1930s , Revenge , Sister , Los Angeles , Dark ,


Nominated Foreign Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1964)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Actress
Nominated Cinematography (Black-and-White)
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Sound
Winner Costume Design (Black-and-White)