SUTS DAY 21-BETTE DAVIS

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Today is Miss Davis’s day with 12 films on the docket.  Here are my picks:

The Letter (1940)

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Bette was nominated for an Oscar for her portrayal as the murderous Leslie Crosbie who kills her lover and is blackmailed by the deceased man’s widow (Gale Sondergaard).  One of the greatest openings in American cinema.


Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

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Bette terrorizes handicapped sister Joan Crawford in this thriller.  Next year ,we will see Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon take on the roles of Crawford and Davis, respectively during the making of Jane.


The Little Foxes (1941)

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Watch Bette and her two brothers (Charles Dingle and Carl Benton Reid) tear each other apart over their daddy’s money.

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