One year, one film: 1964 – Dead Ringer

One year, one film: 1964 The film: Dead Ringer, dir. Paul Henreid Starring Bette Davis Rating: Recommended | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED | Must-See A little bit campy but also a little bit brilliant, Dead Ringer offers a fantastic showcase of the talent of Bette Davis in a later stage of her career. Directed by her Now, Voyager and Deception co-star Paul Henreid, Davis stars in a dual … Continue reading One year, one film: 1964 – Dead Ringer

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’