Warner Home Video has just announced an upcoming Blu-Ray Disc release of What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, scheduled to it stores in October.
The legendary dispute between the two OscarÂ®-winning actresses (Joan Crawford and Bette Davis) fueled the fire both on- and off-screen in “What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?” (1962) which was directed by Robert Aldrich. Â Its Grand Guignol story of an aging ex-vaudeville child star (Davis) waging a psychotic reign of terror over her crippled ex-movie-star sister (Crawford) became a smash hit and nabbed Davis her 10th Academy Award nomination for her acid portrayal of the title role.Â Nominated for an impressive five Academy Awards (winning for Best Costume Design), “What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?” is a mirthful and satisfying masterpiece of the macabre.
The movie will arrive as one of Warner‘s wonderful Blu-Ray Book releases, celebrating the film‘s 50th Anniversary. As such you will find a high definition transfer o the movie itself on the disc, along with a Commentary Track by Charles Busch and John Epperson.
Also included are a number of Featurettes, such as ”Bette and Joan: Blind Ambition,” “Behind the Scenes With Baby Jane” as well as an Excerpt from the 12/20/1962 Episode of “The Andy Williams Show”.
Further, look for the 1994 TNT Documentary ”All About Bette” and the Film Profile: Joan Crawford, a 1967 BBC Documentary.
A selection of trailers and a commemorative booklet will also be included in the release when it arrives in stores on October 9 for $34.99.