What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

A film by Robert Aldrich
Starring Joan Crawford and Bette Davis

Camp Midnight presents Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?, the “National Sisters Day” event. Pre-show hosted by Dick O’Day. Featuring interactive audience guide, screening of film with LIVE commentary and sisters matching outfit contest. Raising funds for VITAL BRIDGES and the Queer Film Society

In this Grand Guignol chiller, Hudson sisters Jane (Bette Davis) and Blanche (Joan Crawford), both aging actresses, share a rotting Los Angeles mansion, where Jane, once a vaudeville headliner, remains lost in her deranged childhood fantasies. When a devastating car crash — blamed on a drunken Jane — leaves Blanche wheelchair-bound, her increasingly psychotic sister seizes the chance to settle a jealous score.

Camp Midnight presents Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?
The “National Sisters Day” event

*Pre-show hosted by Dick O’Day *Interactive audience guide *Screening of film with LIVE commentary *Sisters matching outfit contest *Fundraiser for Vital Bridges and the Queer Film Society!

Tickets: $11.00 in advance, $12.00 day of.

The event begins at 2:00 pm with a Camp Midnight pre-show hosted by Dick O’Day and featuring David Cerda, Artistic Director of Hell in a Handbag Productions. The pre-show will include a matching sister outfit costume parade (with prizes), sing-a-long at the Music Box organ, and much more. Then the 1962 film WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE? will be screened, complete with interactive audience guide and hilarious running commentary from O’Day and Cerda.

The Music Box screening of Baby Jane marks a new entry in the successful five year Camp Midnight series which presents “the best of the worst” in camp cinema and which includes annual showings of Mommie Dearest (on Mother’s Day) and The Poseidon Adventure (New Year’s Eve). The series also hosted a sold out screening of the camp classic VALLEY OF THE DOLLS with star Patty Duke in person.

www.dickoday.com, www.handbagproductions.org

 

Technical Information

Production Year
1962
Running Time
135 mins

Past Screenings (since April 2nd, 2009)

Sunday, Aug 7, 2011
2:00pm

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