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‘Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte’ (Masters of Cinema) Dual Format (Blu-ray & DVD) edition – January 2019!

Charlotte Hollis (Bette Davis) has been closeted in her mansion since the grisly murder of her married lover many years earlier. When the county wants to tear down the house to build a highway, the spinster s relatives and friends appear to rally behind her, but each slowly preys on her mind until the gruesome rumours of the last 40 years appear to be coming true. On hand are cousin Miriam (Olivia de Havilland), Dr. Drew Bayliss (Joseph Cotten), Jewel Mayhew (Mary Astor), and the scariest inhabitant of all, loyal servant Velma (Oscar® nominee Agnes Moorehead). 

 

Robert Aldrich’s dark and twisted psychological thriller starring Bette Davis

 

Originally conceived as an informal follow-up to What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? , Robert Aldrich’s Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte was yet another hit for the legendary director, receiving seven Academy Award nominations.

Charlotte Hollis (Bette Davis) has been closeted in her mansion since the grisly murder of her married lover many years earlier. When the county wants to tear down the house to build a highway, the spinster s relatives and friends appear to rally behind her, but each slowly preys on her mind until the gruesome rumours of the last 40 years appear to be coming true. On hand are cousin Miriam (Olivia de Havilland), Dr. Drew Bayliss (Joseph Cotten), Jewel Mayhew (Mary Astor), and the scariest inhabitant of all, loyal servant Velma (Oscar® nominee Agnes Moorehead).

A dark and twisted psychological thriller from one of Hollywood s most idiosyncratic filmmakers, The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present Robert Aldrich s Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte for the first time on Blu-ray in the UK.

BLU RAY SPECIAL FEATURES

  • 1080p Blu-Ray presentation
  • LPCM 2.0 Audio
  • Optional English SDH subtitles
  • New and exclusive feature length audio commentary by critic Kat Ellinger
  • Audio commentary by film historian Glenn Erickson
  • Hush…Hush, Sweet Joan: The Making of Charlotte [22 mins]
  • Bruce Dern Remembers [13 mins]
  • Wizard Work [5 mins] an archival behind-the-scenes look at the film, narrated by Joseph Cotton
  • Trailer & TV spots
  • PLUS: A collector s booklet featuring a new essay by Lee Gambin, illustrated with archival imagery

 

 

DETAILS:

 

Label: Eureka!

Title| HUSH…HUSH, SWEET CHARLOTTE (Masters of Cinema) Blu-ray

Starring| BETTE DAVIS | OLIVIA de HAVILLAND | JOSEPH COTTEN

 

Director| ROBERT ALDRICH

Blu-ray Cat. No.| EKA70326

Blu-ray Barcode| 5060000703269

Blu-ray RRP| £19.99

 

Release Date| 21 January 2019

Certificate| 12

Run Time| 133 minutes

OAR| 1.85:1

Picture| Black & White

Genre| Crime / Drama / Mystery

Year| 1964

Country| USA

Language| ENGLISH

Subtitles| ENGLISH SDH (Optional)

 

Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte is released

on Blu-ray & DVD January 21, 2018!

ORDER NOW!

 

 

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