A Grand Guignol Southern Gothic cauldron... the next dish proferred by Aldrich and Davis after the success of WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE? CHARLOTTE was originally planned as Crawford's revenge--Davis is the victim here, a loopy loon living in a moldy mansion in Louisiana, with hair
like Spanish moss, skin like a lichen and a hobby of shooting at land developers.
She's haunted by an Electra complex and memories of a murdered beau she may have chopped up. Her nocturnal ramblings are interrupted, then encouraged, by the arrival of her prissbitch cousin from Virginia, de Havilland, finally getting a chance to give Davis hell and act out the dark side of