|Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Drama, Horror, Murder, Suspense, Psychodrama, Disturbing, Scams And Cons, Deception, Doctor|
Tagline: Don't Tell Anyone What Happened In The Summer House!
Plot: Bette Davis plays Charlotte Hollis, a hermetic spinster haunted by memories of her murdered fiancé. Charlotte, whose only social contact is with her maid, Velma (Agnes Moorehead), is crushed to learn that the state wants to tear down her mansion and put up a highway in its place. She calls on her cousin Miriam (Olivia de Havilland) for help, but Miriam fails to offer any assistance other than bringing in the family physician (Joseph Cotten) to have her troubled relative committed. As the nightmares of her fiancé continue to haunt her, Charlotte ends up fighting not only for the Hollis estate but for her sanity as well.
Director Robert Aldrich resumes the electric collaboration with Davis begun in the terrifying smash hit WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE? Davis heads up the stellar cast (which includes Bruce Dern and George Kennedy in small, early roles and Mary Astor in her last film appearance) with a performance that radiates desperation, entrapment, and inevitable collapse. HUSH...HUSH, SWEET CHARLOTTE provides a chilling investigation of a heartbreakingly demented
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Charlotte seems to define whatever that quality is that makes a creepy old house with dark corners and a macabre history perfect fodder for the horror genre.
| Directed by|
The Dirty Dozen, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, The Flight of the Phoenix
| Written by|
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, Une belle fille comme moi, What's the Matter with Helen?
| Music By|
Frank De Vol
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Pillow Talk, The Flight of the Phoenix