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April 25, 2017
6:30 PM
Time Details:
1962, black & white, 133 minutes. This Based on the Book Classic Film Series follows the feud between leading ladies Bette Davis and Joan Crawford. After the film, you are invited to stay for an informal discussion under the auspices of the evening's host, Jennifer Fumiko Cahill.
Eureka Main Library, Large Meeting Room. The after-hours meeting room entrance is to your left from the front porch.
1313 3rd Street
Eureka, CA 95501
Free, sponsored by the Friends of the Redwood Libraries.
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6:30 p.m. Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? at Eureka Library Film Series.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Based on the novel by Henry Farrell. "Baby Jane" Hudson was a child star in Vaudeville, but fizzled into a minor actress as an adult. Meanwhile, her sister and rival, Blanche, became an acclaimed star in the growing motion picture industry, then was paralyzed from the waist down in a mysterious car accident -- possibly due to their rivalry. Now retired, the two live together in a decrepit Hollywood mansion, where Jane increasingly controls and isolates Blanche, tormenting her and becoming more and more unbalanced until finally the sisters' secrets are revealed to all. Starring Joan Crawford and Bette Davis. Directed by Robert Aldrich.

Based on the Book Classic Film Series
Image, original film poster.  Joan's face seems to merge with Bette's, an image repeated four
Words on the poster:
"Sister, sister, oh so fair, why is there blood all over your hair?"

 FEUD:  Bette Davis VS. Joan Crawford 
Note: This poster is copyright Warner Brothers and is used legally in accordance with the contract that allows the library to host a public showing of the film.