Second looks: Bette Davis in ‘Dead Ringer’

Having been estranged for many years, twin sisters Edith Philips and Margaret de Lorca reunite at the funeral of Margaret’s husband Frank, a man they both loved. Though Edith has been living in Margaret’s home city of Los Angeles for ten years, the two have not spoken in much longer than that. They lead very different lives: Edith owns a cocktail lounge and is three … Continue reading Second looks: Bette Davis in ‘Dead Ringer’

Classics of the Corn: Lady in a Cage (1964)

Never did I expect an Olivia de Havilland film to show up in TMP’s Classics of the Corn series, but that’s exactly what’s happening today. Lady in a Cage follows de Havilland as Mrs. Hilyard, a very wealthy woman who lives with her son. The house is a three-story mansion with its very own elevator, installed after she suffered from a broken hip. On the … Continue reading Classics of the Corn: Lady in a Cage (1964)