Blu-ray Release: Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte

Blu-ray Release Date: October 11, 2016
Price: Blu-ray $29.95
Studio: Twilight Time

The 1964 mystery-drama Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte finds director Robert Aldrich (Kiss Me Deadly) and star Bette Davis (All About Eve) in fine Gothic form, following up on their 1962 smash-hit What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?.

Bette Davis and Olivia De Havilland in Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte

Bette Davis and Olivia de Havilland in Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte

Here Davis plays a mad if wealthy old bat who, rumor has it, brutally murdered her married lover some decades earlier. When her decaying plantation house is threatened with demolition, she calls on a poor cousin (Olivia de Havilland, Gone With The Wind) for help, a decision she soon begins to regret. Also starring Joseph Cotten (Citizen Kane), Agnes Moorehead, All That Heaven Allows), and Mary Astor (Meet Me in St. Louis).

Special features on this Twilight Time release include:
-Isolated Score Track
-Audio Commentary with Film Historians David Del Valle and Steven Peros
-Audio Commentary with Film Historian Glenn Erickson
-Hush…Hush, Sweet Joan: The Making of Charlotte
– Bruce Dern Remembers
-Wizard Work
-TV Spots
-Original Theatrical Trailers

As supplier Twilight Time prints up only 3,000 copies of each title, be sure to head over to the Twilight Time site or that of distributor Screen Archives to order NOW!

About Laurence

Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.