Bette Davis did the twins 18 years before in the much better A STOLEN LIFE. This was her followup to WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE? and she was into macabre roles not unlike those attempted by Joan Crawford at about the same time in her career. Davis (1) had once loved her brother-in-law
and planned to marry him. But she lost him to her sister (2) and the movie begins when the man is being buried. She learns that he only married her sister (2) because he thought she was carrying his child. Davis (1) now runs a small bar while her sister (2) is wealthy. Davis (2) wants to patch up
the sisterly relationship, but (1) rejects her until (1) learns that she is about to ...