on 14 September 2011
Yet another one of Bette Davis great films and a must to buy. I've been waiting for this movie to come out on dvd for sometime and at last for a ltd period its here and available on DVD.
Bette Davis plays twins in this movie and of course, one being good and the other being, well a total bitch really and she plays them both so well.
Both twins share a love for one man and over a very short time, one of the twins marrys him, leaving the other twin heart broken and to just carry on with life. She leaves the family home to pastures new and over time she too falls in love with someone and marrys him. As time goes by, the twins put their differences and past behind them and sisterhood begins to grow once again. After some time of not seeing one another the twin who left returns to the family home, but needs to cross a small lake to get to the family home. As she awaits for the ferry her twin appears in a small row boat and they deceide to row across the lake rather than wait for the ferry. As they slowly row across the lake the weather changes and a storm suddenly apears from no where making it very a dangerous crossing and then the inevitable happens a twin gets swept oveboard and as the other tries to save her or does she ???, which of the twins went overboard. When asked by family members, after some days of recovering, about what happend, which of the twins is she?? how does she explain what happend and why.
on 26 February 2013
I first saw this film many years ago and as it wasn't available in Britain, ordered it from the US. I'm so glad I did, it's a great film with Bette Davis playing two parts brilliantly and Glenn Ford is excellent. It is a typical of "old school" black and white film with some dodgy backdrops which make it all the more endearing and heartwarming and well worth watching for all the performances. Love it!